Kapha 7 day juice cleanse program
Red bell pepper, mango, orange, Cayenne pepper
Pomegranate is a rare gem because of it’s sour, cooling and astringent qualities come together in one package. It has anti-inflammatory properties, it can help heartburn as an antacid, and as an overall blood cleansing tonic An excellent tonic for Pitta conditions in the GI tract. Bell peppers provide more than just color and crunch to dishes. These vibrant vegetables are a source of valuable nutrients, fiber and antioxidants. A specific type of antioxidant, known as lycopene, gives red bell peppers their color. It is a carotenoid that helps fight free radicals you acquire from natural exposure to environmental toxins. Lycopene might also help prevent certain types of cancer, especially prostate cancer in men. Yellow and orange peppers are also rich in carotenoids, which might protect your heart from cardiovascular disease. The metabolic effect of mango is heating, so its greatly appreciated by the 3 doshas for the fall/winter months
Beet, Carrot, Green Apple, Orange, Pomegranate, fresh Ginger
This juice is the most incredible color and is wonderfully sweet. Beets are said to lower blood pressure, carrots pack a super beta-carotene punch, apples are cancer-fighters and pomegranates just love your heart. Ginger root has a ton of benefits, including anti-inflammatory properties, helping with circulation, and aiding in digestion by soothing the stomach.
Beet, orange, lime, carrot, turmeric, pomegranate, pink Himalayan salt
500 ml of beet juice is effective in lowering blood pressure even more than some prescription drugs. This is believed to be achieved through the production of nitric oxide in the body, which causes blood vessels to relax, thus lowering blood pressure. According to a rodent study report in the December 2006 issue of the “Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry,” beet juice increased the excretion of bile acids and cholesterol. It is recommended that beet root is consumed, mixed with other vegetable juices, as too much beet juice consumed on its own is sometimes reported to cause tightness of vocal cords, rashes and beeturia, which is a reddening of the urine and stools.
Most sours are heating. Pomegranate is a rare gem because of it’s sour, cooling and astringent qualities come together in one package. An excellent tonic for Pitta conditions in the GI tract. To counteract dryness in Vata pushing Pitta type digestive tract, add lime and a pinch of salt. Pomegranate is also used as a rejuvenator.
Green Apples & Carrots
This is one magic, synergistic blend that focuses on the relationship between the Carrots and green Apples that provides greater nutrient absorption when the apples and carrots are juiced together than when the juice of either is used alone. It’s the Malic acid found in green Apples assists in absorption of beta carotene in the carrots. Sour apples are higher in potassium malate and higher in pectin, good for chelating heavy metals. Together, they become a shield for the immune system and other important systems. Beta-Carotene also helps prevent night blindness and other eye problems, skin disorders, enhance immunity, protects against toxins and cancer formations, colds, flu, and infections. It is a powerful blend of antioxidants and protectors of the cells which slow the aging process.
Watercress, Swiss Chard, Celery, fresh Ginger, Cayanne pepper, Green apple, Green bell pepper, Aloe Vera
This green juice allows Kapha to keep momentum going. It keeps Kapha full, energized, and light on the feet. A perfect 3pm snack alternative to a Snickers. For example, Ginger root has a ton of benefits, including anti-inflammatory properties, helping with circulation, and aiding in digestion by soothing the stomach. Watercress is one of nature’s most nutrient-dense foods, watercress contains more vitamin C than oranges, more calcium than milk, more iron than spinach and more folate than bananas.The capsaicin in cayenne is both an anti-inflammatory and an anti-oxidant.
Carrot, Ginger, Lemon
A relative to ginger, this spice is known to lower blood pressure, assists in preventing blood clots, and acts as a natural diuretic while boosting anti-oxidant activity.
Watercress, SwissChard, Cucumber, fresh Ginger, Orange, Green Grapes, Cinnamon
Vata, being the dosha with the most temperamental digestion, needs to add a few warming ingredients, like ginger and cinnamon, to their green juice. Ginger root helps keep Vata focused, and on track. The heating quality of cinnamon and ginger combined, keep Vata grounded, and warmed up. It’s a good mid afternoon tonic for stamina.
V5, High in magnesium, which maintains the nervous system, supports the heart and regulates calcium, copper, zinc, potassium, and vitamin D;
High in vitamin K, which plays a significant role in blood clotting, cellular structure, absorption of calcium and the formation of healthy bones;
Watercress contains more vitamin C than oranges, more calcium than milk, more iron than spinach and more folate than bananas.
Cucumber is a versatile veggie. its 96% water, helping with hydration, regulating body temperature and flushing toxins. It also has lingnans – linked to reducing the risk of cancer – and silica, which makes your skin glow.
Swiss Chard, Cucumber, Green Apple, Lemon, fresh Mint leaves & Aloa Vera
Pitta people are prone to inflammation, skin irritations and high acidity, so this cooling green juice is loaded with mint and aloe vera to soothe Pitta natural fire (Agni). This specific blend improves skin by clearing acne, rosacea, and redness on skin
Swiss Chard is high in magnesium, which maintains the nervous system, supports the heart and regulates calcium, copper, zinc, potassium, and vitamin D, vitamin K, which plays a significant role in blood clotting, cellular structure, absorption of calcium and the formation of healthy bones
Carrot, Orange and fresh Turmeric
Turmeric has been shown to exhibit antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal, and anticancer activities and thus has a potential against various malignant diseases, diabetes, allergies, arthritis, Alzheimer’s disease and other chronic illnesses. Carrot juice protects the body from cancer as it contains beta carotene, an anti-cancer element nourishes & protects the liver, and is an excellent blood purifier. It is also a rich container of essential minerals like phosphorus, sulfur, sodium, beta carotene, vitamin A, iron, vitamin C and calcium. Orange juice helps you produce white blood cells and it protects these cells from damage.