What is Kapha Dosha?

Kapha Dosha is one of the three doshas with qualities of earth and water. It is heavy, wet and cold, lives in the stomach and is responsible for nourishing the mucus membranes, bones, joints, heart and memory. It lubricates the organs and joints and binds the whole body together. When healthy, it creates love and compassion, when destabilised, it creates phlegm, excess weight, lung problems, greed and attachment.