Constitution Analysis

BODY ASPECT

VATA

PITTA

KAPHA

Frame

Thin

Moderate

Large

Body weight

Low

Moderate

Heavy

Skin

Dry, rough, cool, brown / black

Soft, oily, warm, fair, red, yellowish

Thick, oily, pale, cool, white

Hair

Black, dry, kinky

Soft, oily, yellow, gray, red, curly

Thick, oily, wavy, dark or light

Nails

Thin / cracking

Pink, soft & medium

Thick, wide, white

Teeth

Protruded, spaces between, crooked, gums emaciated

Moderate in size, soft or bleeding gums

Strong, white, full, well formed

Lips

Cracking, dry, thin

Medium or soft

Deep or Thick

Eyes

Small, dry, active, brown, black

Sharp, penetrating, green, gray, yellow

Big, attractive, blue, thick eyelashes

Appetite

Variable, low

Good, sharp, excessive

Slow but steady

Disease Tendency

Nervous disorders, pain

Hear, infection, inflammation,

Oedema, mucous

Thirst

Variable

Excessive

Slight

Mind

Restless, active, curious

Aggressive, intelligent

Calm, slow, receptive

Physical Activity

Very active

moderate

lethargic

Emotional Excess

Fearful, insecure, anxious

Aggressive, irritable, jealous

Greedy, attached, self-centered

Faith

Wavering, changeable

Determined

Steady, loyal

Memory

Recent memory good, remote memory poor

Sharp

Slow but prolonged

Dreams

Flying, jumping, running, fearful

Passionate, colourful, long, angry

Water, ocean, swimming, romantic

Sleep

Scanty, interrupted

Little but sound

Heavy, prolonged, excessive

Speech

Fast, chaotic, uninterrupted

Sharp, clear, cutting

Slow, monotonous, melodious

Spending habits

Spend quickly and impulsively

Spends moderate, methodically

Spends slowly and saves

Pulse

Thready, feeble, more like a snake

Moderate, jumping like a frog

Broad, slow, moves like a swan

Elimination of stool

Dry, hard, constipated

Soft, oily, loose

Thick, oily, heavy and slow

Weather

Cold & Dry

Heat & Sun

Cold & Damp