Ayurvedic Recipe for Pitta Constitution
In Ayurveda, diet is essential in balancing your Dosha or constitution. Pitta(fire) dominant people can have physically hot fire reactions like hot flashes, rashes, cancor sores, high blood pressure, IBS, gastric reflux and heart attacks if there is excess fire. It is necessary, especially in hot weather, to decrease some of the fire with sweet, bitter, astringent and cold foods. Below is a great meal idea and cooling beverages to help with Pitta especially during summertime.
Watermelon Juice, Coconut Water, Water with Cucumber, mint tea
Put all ingredients in a bowl and toss with Olive Oil and Lemon/Lime to taste. Sprinkle mint on top. Optional add some lentils for some protein.