Find daily balance with this moisturizing body oil and perfume oil. Kapha Dosha Characteristics + Balance: Kapha personifies heavy, slow, cool, oily, soft and viscous characteristics. Ruled by the elements of water and earth, this dosha expresses calmness, smoothness and steadiness when in balance. When out of balance kapha is prone to sluggishness, immovability, and attachment. The body oil balances kapha by using herbs and oils that are warming, light and awakening to inspire forward momentum.