Fire + Water
Hot, slightly oily, sharp, light, dry, smooth
Salty, sour , pungent.
Pitta types have a medium sized build, a moderate and athletic physique with the ability to gain muscle tone. Pitta types gain weight evenly or on the bottom half of their bodies. In Western terms the pitta body shape is known as 'mesomorph'.
Straight hair that is fine and oily. Light brown, blonde or red in colour. Prone to early grey/balding.
skin + nails
Smooth, warm and oily skin prone to acne, rashes, freckles and moles. Sensitive to heat and humidity and burn easily in the sun. Susceptible to wrinkles. Sweat easily. Sharp and smooth pink nails.
Medium size eyes that are green, blue or hazel in colour. Sharp and penetrating gaze and a sensitivity to light.
Medium sized mouth with soft and reddish lips. Soft gums that bleed easily. Moderate sized teeth that are straight.
Sharp, convincing and articulate speech tone of voice.
Moderate activity, productive and pro-active.
Active and moderate strength, jumping like a frog.
FIRE + WATER = PITTA
passion / focus
Pittas are ambitious, powerful, passionate confident, organised, courageous, intelligent, decisive, conversationalist, understanding, goal-orientated focused and precise.
Goal focused and perfectionists, pittas are determined and highly focused innovators who strive to achieve their goals. They make strong team leaders, entrepreneurs, managers, speakers and coaches. Skilled with problem solving and numbers, enjoy adventures and pushing themselves outside their comfort zone. Can be referred to as a 'Type A' personality.
Moderate and accurate memory with sharp attention.
Pittas are fiery by nature and can come across sharp with through communication. They have strong feelings and intense emotions. they are proactive problem solvers and like to get things done.
Need to plan ahead to keep focused. Long working hours, organised, logical and solution focused. Tidy, clean and efficient, cant think clearly if surrounding environment is unorganised.
out of balance
Stress, anger, rage, jealousy, fiery-tempered, short-tempered, irritable, quick to snap, OCD, controlling, judgemental, defensive, sarcastic, competitive, critical and the tendency to overwork.
Acne, hives, rosace, rashes, heart-burn, acid-reflux, excessive thirst, indigestion, high fever, PMS and muscle inflammation in the shoulders and centre back.
Sharp digestive fire, robust appetite and a strong metabolism. They become extremely irritable when they become hungry or skip a meal.
Pitta types have moderate sleep that are short, with the tendency to overheat during the night. They have very vivid and realistic dreams, often problem solving and adventure orientated, alongside experiencing nightmares. Pittas have regular menstrual cycles with heavy bleeding with emotional and physcial PMS.
time of day
10am-2pm / 10pm-2am