Fruits To Nourish Kapha Dosha

The fruits that pacify Kapha dosha are somewhat astringent and lightly sweet. When Kapha is out of balance, sweet or sour fruits, and any that are especially heavy, dense, or watery should be avoided.

Fruits to Add/Include

  • Apples
  • Applesauce
  • Apricots
  • Berries
  • Cherries
  • Cranberries
  • Figs (dry)
  • Grapes (red, purple, black)
  • Lemons
  • Limes
  • Mango
  • Peaches
  • Pears
  • Persimmons
  • Pomegranates
  • Prunes
  • Raisins
  • Raspberries
  • Strawberries

Fruits to Limit/Avoid

  • Bananas
  • Cantaloupe
  • Coconut
  • Dates
  • Figs (fresh)
  • Grapes (green)
  • Grapefruit
  • Kiwi
  • Melons
  • Oranges
  • Papaya
  • Pineapple
  • Plums
  • Rhubarb
  • Tamarin
  • Watermelon