Kapha and Respiratory Health
Kapha’s qualities are damp, cold, soft, sticky, jelly-like, heavy, blocking and stable. These qualities naturally accumulate over the winter but are readily felt during the Spring. As the weather warms kapha begins to flow and move from its solid-state.
The fluid state of kapha creates respiratory congestion with a damp mucus-like fluid. As the warm weather of Spring takes hold many people will experience sinus congestion, coughing, watery eyes, allergies, and headache. This is a common yet seasonally natural symptom of excess kapha moving out of the body.
- Vyoshadi Vatakam - supports seasonal colds, coughs, asthma, sore throat, rhinitis, sinus allergies and voice disruptions. Balances both vata and kapha.
More Respiratory Products
- Agastya Rasayana - (Leham) – useful for cough consumption general debility, etc. It’s a powerful rejuvenative used without side effects for long periods of time.
- Abhaya Arishtam - supports weak digestion, bloating, constipation, hemorrhoids, difficulty urinating and supports a healthy bladder. Balances vata and kapha in the intestines, which indirectly supports the respiratory system.
- Amrita Arishtam – relieves and prevents fever. It also boosts immunity and has both antipyretic and anti-inflammatory properties. Balances all the dosas, especially pitta.
- Talisapatradi Vatakam - (churnam) - very useful for want of appetite, indigestion, chronic bronchitis, and asthma.
- Sitajvarari Kwatham – very effective in influenza and malarial fevers.
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