oils for your dosha

You are unique. Your treatment oil should be too.

Ayurvedic philosophy works closely with the properties of plant, fruit, and seed oils to return the body to its natural state of health. Your practitioner selects the best carrier to use for you on the day of treatment.

Vata, Pitta, and Kapha. the three doshas comprise an individual’s constitution.
The five elements within the doshas are:

VATA = air + space
the result: dry, rough, clear, subtle, cold

PITTA = fire + water
the result: hot, warm, mobile, slightly oily

KAPHA = water + earth
the result: oily, moist, cool, pale, slow

TRIDOSHIC – balances all doshas

Here’s a quick guide of the oils, butters, and lotions we use: By the by, all of our oils are Certified Organic. Our Shea Butter is Fair Trade Certified.

SUNFLOWER OIL : Pitta Balancing

Lightweight, Cooling, Quick Absorption
Non Greasy
Extracted from sunflower seeds. Rich in the Essential Fatty Acids (EFA).
Ideal for those with sensitivities and/or allergies
Cooling for irritation, inflammation, sunburn, & acne
Excellent for bodies who run on the warmer side


Rich, Hydrating , Cooling, Nourishing, Quick Absorption
Non Greasy
Rich in anti-oxidants, helps to prevent free radical damage
Excellent post travel to hydrate and nourish
Ideal for those who prefer a non-oil

SESAME OLIVE OIL : Vata Pacifying

Heavy, Warming , Deeply Penetrating, Grounding
Calming to the nervous system
Oleation for joints
Excellent for dry skin

SHEA BUTTER : Tri Doshic

Hydrating, Rich, Nourishing, Grounding
Treats rough, dry skin: Soles of the feet, elbows, hands
Extracted from the seeds of a nut tree native to Africa
Only pure, unrefined shea butter has the true healing and moisturizing properties of shea butter.

RUB : Kapha Pacifying

Warming, Penetrating, Stimulating
Essential Oils of ginger, black pepper, camphor, eucalyptus, rosemary, clove
Treats muscle tension
Excellent topical treatment for congestion

VEGAN LOTION : Pitta Balancing

Lightweight, Cooling, Quick Absorption
Non Greasy

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