Prakritis in addition to the tridoshas (bodily traits) are influenced by a combination of trigunas (three types of psychological traits), namely, sattva (intelligence, happiness), rajas (energy such as pain causing imbalance), and tamas (substance, inertia) .
This venerable practice can be used to classify everyone into unique prakritis (representing the nature of an individual's mind and body constitution) based on the theory of tridosha (the three major constitutional types).
Recent findings have identified a correlation between HLA alleles and prakriti type (akin to phenotype), establishing a rationale supporting the Ayurvedic tridosha approach to personalized medical treatment based on individual prakriti types used as biomarkers for genotype/phenotype .
The entire system of Ayurvedic treatment is based on correcting and balancing Tridoshas
(the three humours, or the blemishes, or the metabolic components of the body), Sapta-Dhatus (the seven physical elements of the body or the vital components) and Malas (the end product of elimination or the bodily excreta), which when excited or vitiated, due to exogenous or endogenous causes, including deficiency of nutritional ingredients, result in the impairment of body functions or disease.
Ayurveda, an ancient method of treatment (that is prevalent in India since centuries) describes three types of life forces (tridoshas
): pitta dosha (fire and water), kapha dosha (water and earth) and vata dosha (space and air).
Bacteria and viruses can contribute to the regulation of hemispheric dominance and tridoshas as exemplified by schizophrenia, a disorder of consciousness.
Hyperdigoxinemia is important in the regulation of hemispheric dominance and the tridoshas .
Ayurvedic medicine originated in India in pre-historic times, and diseases as well as treatment of diseases depend on the perceived imbalances in the three 'humors' or 'Tridoshas
' of the body (Vata, Pitta and Kapha).
The biomaterials component is composed of three somatic factors, which constitute "tridoshas" of Ayurveda: energy pool (Vata), chemical activity (Pitta) and material substance (Kapha).
Dietary and lifestyle interventions are initiated to balance malfunctioning of any tridoshas and the physical and mental constitution of a patient.
The yoga postures applied by the practitioner are intended to balance the receiver through the Ayurvedic philosophy of the tridoshas
. Different asanas create this balance affecting the person's nature, whether they are kapha, pitta, or vata in their constitution.