Every human being has three doshas(Vata, Pita & Kapha) in unique proportions, this is Known as Prakriti.
Every human being has three doshas(Vata, Pita & Kapha) in unique proportions, this is Known as Prakriti. The concept of Prakriti is that it is an inherent nature of an individual determined at the time of your birth, which can not be changed during your lifetime. Ayurveda broadly classifies human nature in two types – Mental and Physical Nature. Each Prakriti has different characteristic features.
The concept of Prakriti makes Ayurveda unique from other medical systems. Selection of treatment, medicine is different for each individual depending upon their Prakriti. Ayurveda also suggest about food which is conductive, foods which need to be avoided according to Prakriti. Assessment of Prakriti analysis will not only help in understanding the physical and mental constitution of patient, but also plays a vital role in prognosis, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of many diseases.