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Pitta Season Tips by Dr. Scott Gerson

The mystic poet William Blake once said. “How sweet I roamed from field to field, and tasted all the summer's pride.” Certainly summer brings with it ample evidence of Nature’s wonders. During this period the earth tilts towards the sun which supplies abundant heat and light.  It is a season characterized by heat and humidity and unbridled growth of flowers, grasses, trees and leaves. Children and adults alike emerge from their homes and naturally begin to engage in increased physical activities. Other important qualities of Pitta include softness, excitation, and joy.  However, the seasons around the globe are undergoing extreme changes and it is thus becoming a major cause of concern for all nations.

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