These people are of medium height, are slender and body frame may be delicate. Their chests are not as flat as those of Vata people and they show a medium prominence of veins and muscle tendons. They have many moles or freckles which are bluish or brownish-red. The bones are not as prominent as in the Vata individual. Muscle development is moderate.
The Pitta complexion may be coppery, yellowish, reddish, or fair. The skin is soft, warm and less wrinkled than Vata skin. The hair is thin, silky, red or brownish and there is a tendancy toward premature graying of hair and hair loss. The eyes may be grey, green or copper-brown and sharp; the eyeball will be of medium prominence. The conjunctiva is moist and copper-coloured. The nails are soft. The shape or the nose is sharp and the tip tends to be reddish.
Physiologically, these people have a strong metabolism, good digestion, and resulting strong appetites. The person of Pitta constitution usually takes large quantities of food and liquid. Pitta types have a natural craving for sweet, bitter, and astringent tastes and enjoy cold drinks. Their sleep is of medium duration but uninterupted. They produce a large volume of urine and feces are yellowish, liquid, soft and plentiful. There is a tendency toward excessive perspering. The body temperature may run slightly high and hands and feet will tend to be warm. Pitta people do not tolerate sunlight, heat or hard work well.
Psychologically, Pitta people have a good power of comprehension; they are very intelligent and sharp and tend to be good orators. They have emotional tendencies towards hate, anger, and jealousy.
They are ambitious people who generally like to be leaders. Pitta people appreciate material prosperity and they tend to be moderately well-off financially. They enjoy exhibiting their wealth and luxurious possessions.