Ayurveda food list for your body type (Vata, Pitta, Kapha)

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Group Name Vata Pita Kapha Taste Energy Vipaka Actions
fruit Apple Sweet, Astringent, Sour cooling sweet Astringent, Alterative
fruit Apricot sweet, sour cooling sweet Thirst relieving, Anti-cough
fruit Bananas sweet, astringent cooling sour Laxative, nutritive, aphrodisiac
fruit Cranberries Sweet, Astringent cooling sweet diuretic, alterative, haemostatic
fruit Dates sweet cooling sweet nutritive, aphrodisiac, strengtheners, demulcent
fruit Jackfruit sweet, astringent cooling sweet very heavy, nutritive
fruit Figs sweet cooling sweet nutritive, laxative, demulcent, antibacterial
fruit Grapes sweet, sour heating sour nutritive, laxative, demulcent, aphrodisiac, haemostatic
fruit Grapefruit sour, bitter, sweet heating sour stimulant, expectorant, astringent
fruit Guava sweet cooling sweet nutritive, anti-constipative, demulcent, heavy
fruit Sweet, Sour Sweet, Sour heating sour nutritive, laxative, demulcent, aphrodisiac, haemostatic
fruit Sour Cheries Sweet, Sour, Astringent cooling sweet blood cleaner
fruit Lemon sour, astringent cooling sour thirst relieving, laxative, expectorant, digestive, carminative
fruit Lime sour, bitter cooling sour digestive, expectorant, refrigerant
fruit Mango (ripe) sweet cooling sweet demulcent, diuretic, refrigirent, increases muscles and immunity
fruit Melons sweet cooling sweet refrigifant, diuretic, aphrodisiac
fruit Watermelom sweet cooling sweet refrigifant, diuretic, counters heat
fruit Oranges sweet, sour cooling sweet stimulant, expectorant, appetizer, refrigerant, thirst relieving
fruit Papaya sweet heating sweet digestive, demulcent, laxative, stimulant
fruit Raisin sweet cooling sweet anti-cough, thirst relieving, nourishing, aphrodisiac
fruit Peaches sweet, sour cooling sweet demulcent, refrigirant, laxative
fruit Pears sweet cooling sweet demulcent, nutritive, laxative, tonic, febrifuge
fruit Pineapple sweet, sour heating pungent digestive, diuretic, diaphoretic
fruit Plums sweet, sour cooling sweet thirst relieving, laxative, refrigerant
fruit Persimmons sweet, astringent cooling sweet demulcent, nutritive, astringent
fruit Pomegranate sweet, astringent, sour heating sweet astringent, alterative, hemostatic, cardio tonic, cres hoarseness of voice
fruit Raspberries sweet, sour cooling sweet refrigerant, thirst relieving, hemostatic (leaf)
fruit Blueberries sweet, sour cooling sweet refrigerant, thirst relieving, helps in diabetes (leaf)
fruit Strawberries sweet, sour, astringent cooling sweet refrigerant, thirst relieving, alterative
fruit Tangerines sweet, sour heating sour expectorant, stimulant, thirst relieving, calming
fruit Mandarines sweet, sour heating sour expectorant, digestive stimulant, thirst relieving
vegetables Sunflower sprouts sweet, astringent cooling pungent alterative
vegetables Alfalfa sweet, astringent cooling pungent alterateve, astringent, diuretic
vegetables Artichoke sweet, astringent cooling sweet alterative, diuretic, hemostatic
vegetables Asparagus sweet, bitter, astringent cooling sweet alterative, diuretic, blood-cleansing
vegetables Avocado sweet heating sweet tonic, nutritive, demulcent
vegetables Green beans sweet, astringent cooling sweet alterative, diuretic, astringent
vegetables Bean sprouts astringent, sweet cooling sweet alterative, febrifuge
vegetables Beets sweet heating sweet alterative, demulcent, laxative, tonic
vegetables Bell pepper sweet, astringent cooling sweet alterative, refrigerant
vegetables Bitter melon bitter cooling pungent antipyretic, alterative, antiacid. blood cleansing
vegetables Broccoli astringent, sweet cooling pungent alterative. blood cleansing
vegetables Brussel sprouts astringent, bitter cooling pungent blood cleansing, cleans liver, stomach, colon, depress thyroid function
vegetables Cabbage astringent, sweet cooling pungent blood cleansing, gas forming, antibacterial
vegetables Cauliflower sweet, astringent cooling sweet demulcent, nutritive
vegetables Carrot sweet, pungent heating pungent diuretic, stimulant, helps build a blood, antispasmotic
vegetables Kale astringent cooling pungent blood cleansing
vegetables Celery astringent, sweet, salty cooling pungent astringent, alterative, hemostatic
vegetables Chilies pungent heating pungent digestive, stimulant, diaphoretic, helps in congestion
vegetables Cilantro sweet, astringent cooling sweet stimulant, diuretic, diaphoretic
vegetables Corn sweet heating sweet nourishing, strengthening
vegetables Cucumber sweet, astringent cooling sweet thirst relieving, refrigerant, diuretic
vegetables Eggplant sweet, astringent, bitter cooling sweet nutritive, demulcent, anti-cancerogenic
vegetables Lettuce astringent cooling sweet alterative, astringent, diuretic, calming
vegetables Mushrooms sweet, astringent cooling sweet nutritive, hemostatic (chinese, japanese), anticancer
vegetables Mustard greens pungent, bitter heating pungent stimulant, expectorant
vegetables Okra sweet cooling sweet demulcent, diuretic, refrigirent
vegetables Onion pungent heating sweet stimulant, expectorant, diaphoretic, aphrodisiac
vegetables Garlic pungent heating pungent clearing the channels, aphrodisiac
vegetables Parsley pungent, astringent heating pungent stimulant, diuretic, alterative
vegetables Shallots pungent heating sweet stimulant, expectorant, diaphoretic, aphrodisiac
vegetables Peas sweet, astringent cooling sweet alterative, astringent
vegetables Potato sweet, astringent cooling sweet nutritive, tonic, diuretic, sedative
vegetables Radish pungent, astringent heating pungent stimulant, expectorant, anti-cough
vegetables Seaweed salty, astringent cooling sweet alterative
vegetables Spinach pungent, bitter, sweet, astringent cooling pungent alterative, refrigerant, demulcent, soothing, laxtive
vegetables Squash Acorn sweet cooling sweet demulcent, expectorant, nutritive
vegetables Sweet potato sweet cooling sweet nutritive
vegetables Winter squash sweet cooling sweet demulcent, expectorant
vegetables Zucchini sweet cooling sweet diuretic, alterative, refrigerant
vegetables Tomatoes sweet, sour heating sour promote circulation, thirst relieving
vegetables Turnips astringent cooling pungent alterative, blood cleansing, hemostatic
vegetables Watercress pungent heating pungent stimulant, helps in anemia, thyroids
grains Barley sweet, astringent cooling sweet diuretic, demulcent, best for Kapha, stabilizing, strengthening
grains Corn sweet heating sweet diuretic
grains Millet sweet, astringent cooling sweet demulcent, diuretic
grains Oats sweet cooling sweet demulcent, laxative, nutritive
grains Buckwheat sweet heating sweet warming
grains Rice sweet, astringent neutral sweet demulcent, laxative, tonic
grains Rye sweet, astringent cooling sweet diuretic, good for Kapha
grains Wheat sweet, astringent cooling sweet nutritive, aphrodisiac, invigorating
beans Aduki sweet, astringent cooling sweet alterative, diuretic, heart tonic
beans Black gram sweet, astringent cooling sweet nutritive, aphrodisiac, demulcent, nerve tonic
beans Chick Pea sweet, astringent cooling sweet nutritive, aphrodisiac, diuretic, astringent
beans Fava beans sweet, astringent cooling sweet not used as food
beans Kidney beans sweet, astringent cooling sweet nutritive, aphrodisiac, cardiac
beans Cowpea sweet, astringent cooling sweet laxative, decreases semen, astringent
beans Lentils (Masura) sweet, astringent heating sweet nutritive, strenthening
beans Lima beans sweet, astringent cooling sweet nutritive, difficult to digest (especialy fresh)
beans Horse gram astringent heating sour absorbant, useful in dyspnoea, asthma, piles
beans Mung beans sweet, astringent cooling sweet refrigerant, antipyretic, hemostatic, alterative, nutritive
beans Peanuts sweet, astringent heating sweet nutritive, oily
beans Soy beans sweet, astringent cooling sweet diuretic, diaphoretic, astringent
beans Split peas sweet, astringent cooling sweet good for diarrhea
beans Tofu sweet, astringent cooling sweet diuretic, diaphoretic, nutritive
Nuts, seeds Almonds sweet heating sweet nutritive, nervine, demulcent,laxative, aphrodisiac
Nuts, seeds Brazil Nut sweet cooling sweet very heavy, can cause Ama
Nuts, seeds Cashews sweet heating sweet demulcent, analgetic
Nuts, seeds Coconut sweet cooling sweet demulcent, diuretic, refrigerant
Nuts, seeds Hazelnut sweet heating sweet easier to digest
Nuts, seeds Flaxseed sweet, astringent heating pungent laxative, demulcent, nutritive tonic
Nuts, seeds Chia sweet, pungent heating sweet
Nuts, seeds Sesame seeds sweet, bitter, astringent, pungent heating sweet nutritive, tonic, rejuvenator
Nuts, seeds Lotus seeds sweet, astringent cooling sweet nutritive, tonic, rejuvenator, calmative, aphrodisiac
Nuts, seeds Pecan sweet heating sweet nutritive, tonic, laxative, nervine
Nuts, seeds Pinon sweet heating sweet nutritive, tonic, demulcent, nervine
Nuts, seeds Pistachio sweet heating sweet nutritive, tonic, sedative, aphrodisiac
Nuts, seeds Psyllium sweet cooling sweet laxative, heavy
Nuts, seeds Pumpkin seeds sweet heating sweet anti-parasitic
Nuts, seeds Sunflower seeds sweet, bitter cooling sweet cleanses lung and lymph
Nuts, seeds Walnut sweet heating sweet nutritive, laxative, nervine, aphrodisiac
Nuts, seeds Charoli seeds sweet cooling sweet nutritive, nervine, demulcent,laxative, aphrodisiac
Dairy Cow milk sweet cooling sweet calming, unctuous, promotes long life, rejuvenator
Dairy Buffalo milk sweet cooling sweet heavy, unctuous, good for debility, insomnia, excessive digestion
Dairy Goat milk sweet, astringent heating sweet absorbant, light to digest, good for cough, diarrhea, bleeding diseases
Dairy Curds (yogurt) sour heating sour improves taste, appetizer, aphrodisiac, not for daily intake
Dairy Cream sweet cooling sweet rejuvenative, less increase Kapha
Dairy Sour cream sour heating sour improves reproductive system, nutritive
Dairy Buttermilk (Takra) sour, astringent heating sour useful for hemorrhoids, malabsorbtion, IBS, anemia, stimulate digestion, cures dropsy, spleen enlargement
Dairy Ghee sweet cooling sweet nutritive, rejuvenetive, digestive, improves intelligence, memory
Dairy Butter sweet cooling sweet nourishing, strengthening, aphrodisiac
Dairy Cottage cheese sweet cooling sweet nutritive
Dairy Ice cream sweet cooling sweet increase Ama
Dairy Kefir sour heating sour lightier than yogurt, heavier than buttermilk
Dairy Whey (Mastu) sour, astringent heating sour stimulate digestion, helps easily bowel movements, cleanses chanels, relieve constipation
Sweeteners Sugarcane sweet cooling sweet aphrodisiac, cures bleeding diseases
Sweeteners Maple sugar sweet cooling sweet aphrodisiac, cures bleeding diseases
Sweeteners Jaggery (Guda) sweet heating sweet rejuvenative, less increase Kapha (in excess)
Sweeteners Brown shugar sweet cooling sweet aphrodisiac, cures bleeding diseases and aggravation of Vata
Sweeteners Honey sweet, astringent, pungent heating sweet good for eyes, tonic, thirst relieving, heals wounds and burns (external)
Oils Almond oil sweet, bitter heating sweet nutritive, nervine, demulcent,laxative, aphrodisiac, expectorant
Oils Avocado oil sweet, astringent heating sweet tonic, nutritive, demulcent
Oils Castor oil bitter, sweet, pungent heating pungent purgative, analgetic, cures abdominal tumors, enlargement of abdomen
Oils Mustard oil pungent heating pungent stimulant, antibacterial, antispasmotic, analgetic
Oils Corn oil bitter, sweet heating pungent mildly drier, demulcent, diuretic
Oils Coconut oil sweet cooling sweet tonic, nutritive, demulcent
Oils Flaxseed pungent, sweet heating pungent expectorant, laxative, lubricant
Oils Olive oil sweet neutral sweet good for liver, helps in gallstones, mild laxative
Oils Safflower oil sweet, pungent heating pungent promotes circulation, nourishes hear and blood
Oils Sesame oil sweet heating sweet sedative, rejuvenative, laxative
Oils Soy oil sweet, astringent cooling sweet demulcent, diuretic, nourishing for the skin
Oils Sunflower oil sweet cooling sweet nutritive, good for the cought and heart
Oils Neem oil bitter heating pungent antipacterial, cures skin diseases
Oils Peanut oil sweet heating sweet demulcent, nutritive, laxative