Yogic practices help in maintaining good health by improving the resistance to diseases. It also harmonizes and integrates the human personality at all levels and stages of life. Yogic practices ensure that blood remains free from toxins and alkaline matter. It also helps in purified blood being carried from organs like the lungs, liver, kidneys, digestive and other systems.
Yoga Therapy- Kunjal
Boil water with saunf and cardamom. Cool it and add a little salt. Drink four to six glasses of this lukewarm water in ‘Kagasana’ posture. Immediately stand up, lean forward and put the three fingers into the back of the mouth and vomit.
Benefits of Kunjal
For smoothening the practice of Jalaneti, a few drops of warm ghee may be put into nostril by using a small spoon. After dropping the ghee, rotate the spoon slowly to lubricate the nostrils. Then keep a folded towel on the nose and press gently the outer portion with open palms. Be in this position for a minute. Breath normally.
Yoga Therapy – Jalaneti
Prepare warm saline water and pour into the Jajaneti pot (Neti Lota). Insert the spout of the ‘Lota’ to one of the nostrils and slowly tilt the head to the other side. Saline water enters one nostril and runs through the other. Repeat the process for the other nostril. During the practice of jalaneti keep the mouth open to facilitate breathing. After Jalaneti dry the nose by doing kapal bhati or exhalation exercise.
Benefits of Jalaneti
Removes dirt and mucus from the nasal passage and increases the functional efficiency of the mucus membrane. Gives relief from cold, cough, Sinusitis and other respiratory disorders, migraine and head ache.
Take the posture of Shavasana. Bring the feet together and keep the palms close to the thigh. Inhaling slowly, raise the right leg keeping the knee straight. Then exhale slowly and bring the leg down. Repeat the exercise with the left leg.