Kapha people, like the water and earth, tend towards a more stable and grounded nature that the other Ayurvedic types. They are often said to move through life with the grace and ease of a swan. As solid and centered as a mountain, when balanced kapha people are loving, peaceful, compassionate, nurturing and supportive. But if out of balance, Kapha people can be controlling, greedy and materialistic. Kapha people are consistent ,calm, patient and thorough. They are considered the kindest and best listeners of the 3 types with good care giving skills. Slow to anger, when finally provoked, their explosive rage is uncontainable. When completely out of balance, they are the ultimate couch potatoes’ – lethargic, and downright lazy. Because of their ability to gain weight easily, their bodies are usually well hour-ished and healthy. Although intellectually slower than the other two types, once they learn thet seldom forget. Kapaha people make excellent manager dueto their friendly, open disposition, but their stable nature can lead to mental and emotional dullness. The kapha type requires pungent and reviving scents to break up their natural lethargy.