Each person is born with a mixture of these doshas in varying quantities, with one usually being particularly prominent. Someone who has this as their dominant dosha is said to be calm, grounded and sensual. However, in order to maintain a healthy lifestyle, one needs to keep the doshas balanced at all times.
Kapha is often compared to the winter season due to the damp and heavy nature of it. It is the energy that helps one to recover from wounds and illnesses and to create new, healthy cells.