Kapha Oils

Most oils are a bit heavy and, well, oily for Kapha. However, in very small quantities, the oils in the favor column are acceptable, if they are of good quality. Because toxins tend to concentrate in fats, buying organic oils may be more important than buying organic fruits and vegetables. When trying to balance Kapha, you can minimize reliance on oil by sautéing foods in water instead of oil or by simply steaming them. For those occasions when a tad of oil is needed, the best oils for Kapha are corn oil, sunflower oil.


  • Almond Oil
  • Corn Oil
  • Flax Seed Oil
  • Sunflower Oil


  • Avocado Oil
  • Apricot Oil
  • Coconut Oil
  • Olive Oil
  • Primrose Oil
  • Safflower Oil
  • Sesame Oil
  • Soy Oil
  • Walnut Oil