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Ayurvedic Quiz: Are you a Pitta Type?



Looks like you might be a Pitta type!


Composed of water and fire
Meaning “that which digests things”
Qualities oily, flowing, sharp, penetrating, hot, unpleasant odor, spreading
Site in body small intestine, sweat glands, stomach, blood, lymph, and eyes

How to Balance Pitta

  • Good foods for Pitta are nourishing, refreshing, and not overheating.
  • Sweet, bitter, and astringent tastes are best.
  • Keep the body cool as much as possible—try not to overheat.
  • Incorporate regular moderate, noncompetitive exercise(yoga, hiking and walking are great)
  • Stay away from stimulants and acidic foods.
  • Build walks in natural settings, meditation, and time for self-reflection and self-care into your daily routine as much as possible.

You aren’t predominately Pitta, but you could share some of the characteristics. Check out our other Ayurvedic type quizzes to see what your main Dosha (type) is!

#1. Do you find that it's easy for you to gain weight and easy to lose it?

#2. Are you rarely hungry, often forgetting to eat?

#3. Do you tend to be competitive and goal-oriented?

#4. Are you easily irritated?

#5. Do you run "hot" and sweat easily?

#6. Would you say that you re a perfectionist?

#7. You have frequent digestive issues and heartburn.