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 +Balancing Pitta Dosha
 +Hot Avoid activities in the middle of the day. No prolonged sunbathing. No hot, spicy food, especially cayenne pepper and mustard. Avoid hot drinks, citrus fruit, anger, hate, envy, and aggressive behavior. Keep cool and calm.
 +Sharp No alcohol, tobacco, marijuana. Avoid sharp, spicy foods, as well as sharp objects, sharp sounds, and sharp images. No sharp dental flossing or toothbrushes.
 +Light Avoid prolonged fasting and only eating light meals. Heavy exercise and bright light should also be avoided. Wear cooling colored sunglasses.
 +Liquid No hydrophilic foods, such as yoghurt, salt, apricots, grapefruit.
 +Oily Avoid fatty fried food, sesame oil, peanut butter, cheese, and fatty yoghurt.
 +Spreading (mobile) Avoid flames and spreading your name and fame. Do not become aggressive or competitive,​ nor seek power, prestige, and position. Be watchful of these activities in your daily life and calm these tendancies.
 +Fleshy smell Sweat of pitta contains sulfides, hence they have a strong smell. Avoid fermented foods and strong perfumes. Use mild, natural odors such as sandalwood, jasmine, chamomile, khus.
 +Sour Avoid sour fruits, such as grapefruit, lemons, green grapes, tamarind. No acidic food, such as vinegar, tamarind sauce, or more than 1000mg per day of vitamin C. Eat sweet, bitter, and astringent tastes.
 +Pungent No spicy food, such as chilis, cayenne pepper, and mustard.
 +HERBS Shatavari,​ Guduchi, Tikta, Shankha bhasma, Kama dudha, Amalaki, Tikta ghrita (bitter ghee), Pomegranate syrup. Virechana (mild purgation) is useful for many pitta disorders.
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