The qualities of fire and water, define Pitta. A joyful disposition, sharp intellect, tremendous courage, and drive are a few characteristics of a Pitta individual. Physiologically, Pitta provides the body with heat and energy through the breakdown of complex food molecules. It governs all processes related to conversion and transformation throughout the mind and body. Psychologically, Pitta governs joy, courage, willpower, anger, jealousy, and mental perception. It also provides the radiant light of the intellect. While they have immense amounts of energy, this energy needs to be kept in check, to avoid the fire getting out of control. Here are some of our ayurvedic check to have a perfect Pitta balance.