Updated: Jan 26, 2021
Many a times, more than a food or a lifestyle problem, issues are related to the emotions, upbringing and negative patterns in the subconscious. In Ayurveda*, the 𝘝𝘢𝘵𝘢 Constitution ( Air and Ether ) is about lack or deficiency. If Vata is aggravated, it leads to a tendency towards dryness. Vata type constipation is when the stools are dry, often pellet. This could be due to lack of water or hydration in the system. 𝘒𝘢𝘱𝘩𝘢, the constitution comprised of the elements of Water and Earth is about nourishment, hydration , water, the feminine, also the mothering principle. Lack of water in the stool leading to dry stool could also be related to lack of Mothers love. 𝘈𝘸𝘢𝘳𝘦𝘯𝘦𝘴𝘴 𝘪𝘴 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘒𝘌𝘠.
*Ayurveda is one of the oldest systems of traditional natural healing in the world. Also known as the sister of Yoga, it stresses deeply on nutrition and lifestyle for optimal health.
Ayurveda believes that there are three bio energies ie Vata ( Air and Ether Elements), Pitta ( Fire and Water ) and Kapha ( Earth and Water) within the body and their balance or imbalance determines the state of good or ill health .