Kapha Dosha

Kapha Dosha is an Ayurvedic term used to indicate those systems in the human body/mind and material universe that relate to immunity, strength and stability. It is characterized as cold and wet. Kapha Dosha relates to the elements of Earth and Water and has its primary seat in the chest. Kapha is dominated by the element of water and is, therefore, related to mucous and lubrication in the body. People with a dominant Kapha Dosha tend towards heaviness with a gentle and lethargic nature. Cold moist weather tends to bother people of a Kapha constitution. The subdoshas of Kapha Dosha are Kledaka Kapha, Avalambaka, Bhodaka, Tarpaka and Shleshaka.