Yoga pose for all kinds of Stomach problems- Pawanmuktasana

90% of the disease occurs, due to the deformity or wrong functioning of the stomach. Today we will be telling you about a Yoga pose, to sort out all kinds of stomach and digestion-related problems. It is Pawanmuktasana.

The name itself signifies what is it for and how it works. Well, let’s have a look at its methods and benefits.

What is Pawanmuktasana?

Pawanmuktasana, also called ‘Wind-relieving pose’ or ‘Gas releasing pose’ is made of three words; Pawan means Air or Gas, Mukta means to release and asana means pose.

Steps for Pawanmuktasana:

  1. Lie down straight and rest the right knee on the chest.
  2. Interlock both the hands and keep them on the knees. While exhaling press the knee on the chest.
  3. Lift the head such that the nose touches the knee.
  4. Hold your breath and remain in this pose for about 10 to 30 seconds.
  5. Now straighten the leg. Repeat it 2-4 times.
  6. In the same way perform with the other leg.
  7. In the end, practice this asana with both legs together.
  8. This completes one cycle. Repeat this cycle, 3-4 times.
  9. Hold both the legs and massage the back by rolling forward, backward, and sideways.

Doing this is very beneficial for the body and also a cure for numerous diseases. Let us see how.

Benefits of Pawanmuktasana:

  • It is extremely beneficial for gas-related problems of the stomach.
  • It is useful in scanty, painful menstruation.
  • It is beneficial in acidity, heart disease, gout, and headache.
  • It reduces excess fat on the stomach.

Contradictions for Pawanmuktasana:

  • If there is severe pain in the back, then do not lift the head at all.
  • Those with high blood pressure should avoid this.
  • Till 1st trimester of pregnancy, it is advisable; as you step to the second or third semester, strictly avoid this.
  • Those with slipped discs should avoid this.

In this way, we saw the description of Wind relieving pose. Share this with all, and spread the magic of yoga. Take care and live well!