Minimize Stress with these Vata pacifying fruits

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The dosha type of your body is responsible for the increase or depletion in your body. Today we will be telling you some of the vata-pacifying fruits that will help to keep a vata person away from stress.

Vata governs movement in the body, the activities of the nervous system, and the process of elimination.

Qualities of Vata:

  • Cold
  • Light
  • Dry
  • Irregular
  • Rough
  • Moving
  • Quick
  • Changeable

If Vata dosha predominates, movement and change are characteristic of your nature. You tend to always be on the go, with an energetic and creative mind. As long as Vata is in balance, you will be lively and enthusiastic, with a lean body.

How to balance Vata?

If excessive stress in your life leads to your Vata force becoming imbalanced, your activity will start to feel out of control. Your mind may race, contributing to anxiety and insomnia. You may start skipping meals, resulting in unintended weight loss, and your digestion may become irregular.

If you notice these early symptoms of a Vata imbalance, slow down, take time to meditate, don’t skip meals, and get to bed earlier. A regular lifestyle routine helps ground Vata so you’re not carried away into the ethers.

Many times, our food habits are only disturbing the dosha. Without our knowledge or lack of knowledge, we consume some food which are not good for Vata dosha.

Let us see which food are actually good and bad for Vata dosha type.

Fruits for vata dosha type
Fruits for vata dosha type


Fruits that pacify vata dosha will generally be sweet and nourishing. While some raw fruit is appropriate, cooked or stewed fruits are easier to digest and offer additional warmth, moisture, and sweetness – which makes them even more beneficial for vata.

  • Apples (cooked)
  • Applesauce
  • Apricots
  • Bananas (ripe, not green)
  • Berries
  • Cantaloupe
  • Cherries
  • Coconut
  • Dates (fresh, cooked or soaked)
  • Figs (fresh, cooked or soaked)
  • Grapefruit
  • Grapes
  • Kiwi
  • Lemon
  • Lime
  • Mango
  • Melons
  • Oranges
  • Papaya
  • Peaches
  • Pineapple
  • Plums
  • Prunes (cooked or soaked)
  • Raisins (cooked or soaked)
  • Tamarind

These are the fruits that are good for a Vata person. So Vata dosha people, start consuming these fruits and make your life and health stress-free and balanced. Take care and live well!

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  1. Deepak Yadav May 6, 2016

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