Updated: Jan 27
If your stools are dry and hard, you may probably be having issues related to a Vata* aggravation. The constitution of Vata compromises of the elements of air and ether. If any of these elements ie Air and Ether are aggravated, it could lead to dryness in the body. Vata aggravation can also lead to a Vata type constipation wherein, the stool is dry, hard, rabbit pellet like. One may also have issues with a lack of bowel movement all together. 🇨 🇦 🇺 🇸 🇪 🇸 - a) Some of the causes could be stress, anxiety, lifestyle, lack of fiber in the diet, emotional issues etc . 🇸 🇴 🇱 🇺 🇹 🇮 🇴 🇳 🇸 - Eating fat rich foods such as Spiced Avocados, Coconuts are helpful. Walking and other types of exercises aid the ailment of constipation. Eating nourishing foods such as sweet potatoes with coconut milk , pears, cookes ie stewed apples are all very useful for the Vata type of constipation .
*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 .