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Aroma and Fragrance Ayurveda Quiz

What Fragrance Does Your Body Crave?

Just like that enticing triple chocolate cake, our bodies also crave aromas to balance us out. In the ancient Indian healing art of Ayurveda, translating to "life knowledge," there are three principles called doshas. Everyone has a unique blend of these doshas, which constitute how we react to our environment. They include vatta, pitta, and kapha.


I know, I know — it all sounds a bit new age-y, but why not hop on the wagon to self discovery? Take my quiz to determine which dosha is most like you, and I'll give you a few suggestions on which aromas will bring harmony to your life.

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jennjennnbubba jennjennnbubba 8 years
Pitta :)
Rancher'sGirl Rancher'sGirl 8 years
Really enjoyed the quiz...wondering if you might have any suggestions for each dosha? What perfumes would be good for a kapha? a vitta? a pitta? A kapha is just wondering...:)
brutalcupcake brutalcupcake 8 years
Even though we all have characteristics of all of the doshas, it looks like you probably lean more towards being a Kapha. You probably have somewhat of an earthy quality, no? Perhaps sometimes you feel a bit sluggish, dull, or sad. Try fragrances or essential oils with these aromas, and your spirits will be uplifted: basil, juniper, rosemary, eucalyptus, mint, lemon, bergamot, ginger, grapefruit, coriander
tigerfire21 tigerfire21 8 years
I'm a pitta. Fire type all the way, baby!
leeluvfashion leeluvfashion 8 years
You're a Pitta! Even though we all have characteristics of all of the doshas, it looks like you probably lean more towards being a Pitta. You probably have a fiery quality, no? Perhaps sometimes you feel a little irritated, frustrated, and sensitive. Try calming fragrances or essential oils with these aromas, and you're sure to be cooled down: - chamomile, rose, fennel, sandalwood, vetiver, mint, jasmine .. Seems very true.
JanetG0307 JanetG0307 8 years
i'm a pitta, and it sounds so true! i've always found the scent of mint can calm me down instantly. this quiz was interesting!
dootsie dootsie 8 years
I don't understand the scoring. I had a 30-odd percent score for one and 60 percent score for another, and this said I was the 30% score?
gabiushka gabiushka 8 years
Thanks Bella! This is pretty interesting...
emalove emalove 8 years
You're a Kapha! Even though we all have characteristics of all of the doshas, it looks like you probably lean more towards being a Kapha. You probably have somewhat of an earthy quality, no? Perhaps sometimes you feel a bit sluggish, dull, or sad. Try fragrances or essential oils with these aromas, and your spirits will be uplifted: basil, juniper, rosemary, eucalyptus, mint, lemon, bergamot, ginger, grapefruit, coriander
pharm_chick pharm_chick 8 years
im a pitta... and it remarkably sounds correct lol
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