Cold, Dry, Rough, Light, Sharp, Subtle, Flowing, Mobile, Hard, Clear.
Colon, thighs, hips, ears, bones and organs of hearing and touch.
Vata governs movement of all things. It gives life to all things. It is responsible for breathing, movement, flexibility and biological processes, bodily activities and sensations. It controls the movement of blood through the circulatory system, delivery of nutrients to the cells and the removal & excretion of waste products.
It governs the nervous system and sensory functions.
Thin, Small Frame, Small Muscle Tone, Thin & Dry Hair.
Tranquility, Stability, Calmness, Creativity, Energy, Enthusiasm, Light-heartedness, Easy digestion, Restful sleep, Adequate hydration, Grounded and Focused.
Anxiety, Fear, Anorexia, Fibromyalgia, Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, Dehydration, Dry skin & hair, Brittle nails, Light & painful menses, Sensitivity to cold, Constipation, Overwhelm, Indecisiveness, Addictions, low mood, Fatigue, Insomnia, Aches & Pains in the body, Depletion, Low immunity, migraines, tinnitus and Sensitivity to Cold/Wind.
Vata aggravate in Winter or cold climates.