Ayurveda is one of the oldest healing methods with the beginning up to 5000 years ago. Its origin is recorded in India, where even today is the most widely used method of treatment. Ayurveda literally means "science of life". Every living being is unique, and therefore even Ayurvedic approach to assess each individual is based on the maximum knowledge and understanding.
According to Ayurveda the human body is made up from five basic elements, namely water, earth, fire, air and ether. Every body has its basic life functions and characteristics, otherwise doshas. From elements of ether and air is created physical air, called Vata. Elements of fire and water in the body together shows up as physical fire, called Pitta. Elements of earth and water presenst as body water , known as Kapha.
Vata is responsible for the overall course of movement in body cells. Regulates growth, mental activity and sensory activity, affects alertness, clarity and creativity. Checks two another doshas, and may be called the "biological stimulator of activity", communication and transmission of substance. Typical characteristics are: light weight, easy body construction, ability to inspire, cast directly on the matter, tend to dry skin, aversion to cold and windy weather, irregular hunger and irregular digestion, tendency to constipation, rapid understanding and good short-term memory , tend to worry and sorrow, light and interrupted sleep.
Pitta is responsible for the functioning of the digestive system and metabolism. In addition, regulates body heat holding. Emotional expression also includes the features. Typical characteristics are: moderate body construction, works systematically organized, has a resistance to heat, feels strong hunger, has a good digestion, moderately quick understanding memory, they're good speakers, learned can systematically continue, are enterprising and brave people with a tendency to impatience up to anger, easily explosive, prefer cold foods and cold drinks, tend to freckles and birthmarks.
Kapha is responsible for the physical structure and management with fluids. Kapha represents cohesion and stability of the structures of our body and is responsible for biological strength that supports the natural defense forces. Characteristics of kapha are: steady and tough structure, great strength, stamina, go about things methodically and slowly, tend to smooth and oily skin, have little appetite and slow digestion, represent quiet and steady personality, slowly understanding mind, good long-term memory , deep and long sleep, strong, dark hair, is hard to left disturb from the rest.