Ayurvedic Dosha Balancing Tea Recipes for Glowing Skin

Try these teas to help with vata, pitta, or kapha imbalances

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Edited By:
Raja Sivamani , MD, MS, AP

Quick Summary:

  • Try out these flavorful tea recipes to help improve imbalances in your doshas

In Ayurveda, healthy skin starts with optimal internal health. The following tea recipes can be made straight from what you already have in the kitchen.


Vata Balancing Tea- Focus 


  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup boiling water


Pitta Balancing Tea- Relax


  • 1/4 teaspoon coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon fennel
  • 1/4 teaspoon rose petals
  • 1 cup boiling water


Kapha Balancing Tea- Energize


  • 1/4 teaspoon dry ginger
  • 1 clove
  • 1/4 teaspoon dill seed
  • 1 cup boiling water


Tea leaves spilling from bag next to tea on table

Preparation Instructions

  1. Mix the spices for the desired tea.
  2. Add the boiling water.
  3. Steep the tea for 5 minutes, covered.
  4. Strain the herbs and spices.

Make sure to serve each tea the following ways to maximize dosha balancing:

  • Vata: Warm
  • Pitta: Lukewarm
  • Kapha: Hot

Learn more how to balance your dosha through diet for radiant skin through our course.

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