7 Chakra Juices & Smoothies
You may have read Sarah’s popular article on Mind Body Green – 7 Yoga Poses to Balance Your Chakras.
Now here’s 7 Chakra Juices & Smoothies to go along with those postures.
Even if you can’t take a week off and join us on a Costa Rica Yoga Retreat, you can create your own Urban Yoga Retreat at home.
Enjoy these 7 Chakra Juices & Smoothies in conjunction with a Chakra Meditation practice and the postures featured in the article and you’ll be cleansed, balanced and ready for any upcoming adventures or day to day life challenges.
Muladhara – Red, Root Down!
Carrots – try various colors & shades.
Try a pumpkin date smoothie with vanilla almond milk and nutmeg for a fall grounding effect!
Svadhisthahna – Orange, Rise Up!
Orange – try Blood Oranges.
Add Chia, Hemp or Flax seeds to your juice to boost creativity.
Also check out our recipe for Papaya Cashew Smoothie
Manipura – Yellow, Fire Up!
Add Turmeric, Cayenne or Milk Thistle to help cleanse the liver.
Anahata – Green, Clean Up!
Kale or Spinach
Green Apple or Pear
Kiwi – great for heart health.
Also try our Pineapple Spinach Smoothie – coming soon!
For the following, blend with coconut water, almond milk or even just plain water.
Vishudha – Blue, Speak Up!
Lemon – to clear the throat.
Ajna – Indigo, Visualize!
Red Currants – great for eyesight.
Sahasrara – Purple, Wise Up!
Black Currants – boosts brain power.
Some ingredients are better for juicing than others.
As a general guideline – juice hard fruits and blend soft fruits.
Juice: Apples, beets, carrots, pears, cucumbers, ginger, oranges, lemons, limes.
Smoothies: Berries, mangos, bananas, pitted cherries, plums, nectarines, watermelon, grapes, leafy greens.
You can even make a juice first then use that juice to make a smoothie!
Check out some of our other favorites smoothies.