Vata – Kapha

Vata and Kapha are united in their coldness. Vatas tend to feel colder than kaphas, who have stronger insulation. Vata Kaphas are zealous about everything they do, and often overdo things, neglecting discretion. They can alternate between being light, open, and airy with being deep and secretive. The deep emotional nature of kapha and the overactive up and down nature of vata ensures that emotional hurt goes deep and remains traumatic. The tastes for vata kapha are sour, salty and pungent.