Quick, impatient and full of fear are features of a Vata body type. And it is not and never a sin to be of any prakriti. These are your default conditions. And you should love to be what you are exactly. Here are the details about Vata Prakruti.
In Ayurveda description of everything right from the Doshas and body types. These characters decide the prakriti of the persons. Here are the traits of the Vata body type
These characters are most commonly talked and discussed characters of the Vata body type. But these are not as per the text. Text elaborated these traits. Because these attributes cannot be customized for digital tests. Here, I am sharing the in depth understanding of the Ayurvedic text. Which I use for my clinical practices.
This was Charaka Samhita, the text book of Ayurveda where concept and character of Prakruti is detailed properly. Here is the detailed description of the same-
These all characters, reflect in the Vata Prakriti too. And amazingally Charak is the only person to detail these characters one by one.
Vata is characterised by dryness, light, mobile. Besides this Vata is always in abundance in the body. Vata moves quickly in the body. It brings the coldness in the body. Vata brings coarseness in the body and also brings non-sliminess.
Due to character of roughness the persons with predominance of vata will have-
The lightness causes the following characters-
Because of the mobility in the body the following traits appear in the body-
Because Vata is characterised by abundance. It brings the following changes-
Because of swiftness and quickness of the Vata certain things appear in the body.
Coarseness causes the following conditions in Vata body type=
When these above two signs are present in case of Vata body type. It shows that character of sliminess is on surge, by default.
So if you have taken just another body type test online. That doesn’t make any sense at all. Because concept of Prakriti/body type is very profound and detailed in Ayurveda. The same way all the prakriti is described by text of Ayurveda.
Vata Dosha controls all the movements of the body. These movements can be as gross as walking and running and that subtle as moving of sensory and motor knowledge. Vata Dosha gives you a lot of different traits. Which make you unique and also exposes you to some of the risks.
This is the prime system controlled by the Vata Dosha. All the activities of the nervous system represent the movements- these movements might be of the information or of the body movements.
Carrying food in the different parts of the intestines and selecting between healthy and unhealthy parts of the food are two main important works designated to the Vata Dosha, beside this evacuation of the excreta from the body is also controlled by the Vata Dosha alone.
All the movements initiated by the nervous system are executed by muscles and bones, so these are also prone for the diseases of Vata Dosha.
All the senses collect the knowledge and information from the surroundings so the involvement of the Vata is on a higher level with sensory organs.
|Nervous & Sensory Systems||Digestive System||Muscles and Bones||Skin and Hairs||Psychological|
Numbness in limbs
Problems with sight and hearing
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Paralysis of Intestine
Sprains and Strains
Cervical and Lumbar pains
|Dry skin and hairs|
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This is a common issue with the Vata Body Type; there will be lot of dryness in the body externally as well as internally.
Psychological Disturbances: Fluctuating nature of the Vata Dosha keep on fluctuate the whole system of the body, including the brain and its activity. Input of the fears and anxiety worsens the condition.