Pitta is "that which produces heat or anger". In nature, Pitta is like the sun’s heat, giving light and transforming things. It is the heat or transformative energy in the body.
Fire and Water
Hot, sharp, oily, light, mobile, smooth
Pitta helps us to think, discriminate, be confident, have a clear vision, speak to the point, and see different things and colors, digest food, maintain body temperature, protect from excess heat and cold, and give luster to the skin.
Main Location in the Body
Red blood cells, skin, muscles, digestion, vision.
Mind – Focus, intelligence, leadership, memory, discrimination
Body - Metabolism, good digestion & assimilation.
Mind – Anger, irritability, hate, controlling, hot temper, overly critical
Body – Acid reflux, heart burn, diarrhea, acne/skin inflammation, hypertension, nausea, migraines