This is a very useful asana for people with abdominal ailments, because it alternately compresses and stretches the digestive organs, nerves and muscles.
If you suffer from constipation, we recommend that you practise this regularly, as it helps to encourage the normal functioning of the large intestine and the anal sphincter.
1 Book I, Lesson 12, Topic 2 Topic 2 of this lesson
3 For clarification refer to the diagram of the digestive system - Book I, Lesson 7, Topic 1
4 Book I; Lesson 4; Topic 2
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Did you ever think feeling angry and irritable could be a symptom of constipation? A horrible fullness and pressing sharp pains against the bladders can’t help but affect your mood. Sometimes you just want everyone to leave you alone and sleep to escape the pain. It is virtually impossible to be constipated and keep a sunny disposition. Follow the steps in this guide to alleviate constipation and lead a happier healthy life.