Terry Willard on Digestion

The Inertia and Congestion of Spring

Todd Caldecott has written an article about spring time and its implication for health and lifestyle: Spring can really hang you up

But if we want the high level perspective, we need to remember that spring is naturally a time of inertia and congestion. In Āyurveda, spring in northern temperate regions is associated with an increase in kapha, the aspect of the body that relates to its nourishment and structure, expressing the qualities of heavy, wet, stable, greasy, and cold.