General Characteristics: Vata people dislike the cold, are prone to constipation and flatulence, they get anxious and worry, sleep lightly, cannot keep still, have to keep moving or do something, talk quickly, enthusiastic, creative, like to travel, have a small body frame, dry hair and skin, tend to snack, and have learn things quickly but also forget – short term memory.
- Lack of tone or lustre
- Rough patches
- Chapping and cracking
- Dry rashes, corns and callouses
- Dry eczema
Most of us are a combination of 2 or more Vikruti. In this instance be aware of climatic and environmental factors. Pitta – Summer, Vata – Spring and Autumn, Kapha – winter. Use products for the appropriate season.