Ultimate Way to Make Your Liver Super Strong by Yoga
Liver, Spleen, Kidney, Intestine and Stomach are four of the most important integrated organ systems of the body. Like other crucial organs, they also serve unique functions in an integrated way. Medically speaking, the Liver is classified as a gland, the largest gland in Human Machine. It is also associated with many functions, directly and indirectly. The liver helps us doing 500 or more distinct roles, each role is very delicate and unique. If you want to remain healthy and productive throughout life, you have to practice the following Yoga: Pranayama, Uddiyan, Shayana Paschimottason, Halasana, Pavanmuktasana, Shirshana, Surya Namaskar, Sarvangasana and Ustrasana. After you make the mastery over Yoga and Pranayama, your Liver, Spleen, Lungs, Respiratory System, Heart, Blood, Stomach and Digestive mechanism will immensely improve. Your immunity power will be strengthened, aging will decline. Girls will remain girls after becoming women. Of course, do not forget to eat organ friendly foods.
Liver, Spleen, Kidney, Intestine and Stomach are four of the most important organs of the body. Like other crucial organs, they also serve unique functions in an integrated way; they are linked together like the Engine of a complicated Machine. Actually, Human Body 1000 times more complicated than a man-made machine. In the Yogic Science, these organs belong to the glands of Agni (fire); Ayurveda calls them Ranjakagni, that is, color bile. To begin with, the liquid form of digested foods is driven by the system to the Liver and Spleen for their rectification and transformation into the blood with the help of internal secretions of coloring bile.
Our readers should be happy to know that the Liver is one of the most important organs of the body. It serves many crucial, dedicated and unique purposes to keep our body fit and smooth. Among all these functions, its main function within our digestive system is to process the nutrients absorbed from the small intestine. We should also know that bile comes out of the Liver and secreted into the small intestine. This also plays an important role in digesting our fat. Bottom of Form
In addition to Walking Pranayama, the simplest Pranayama can be practiced at any suitable time in the home. It is very simple, time-saving and effective as you can utilize your free time, any time.
How to do?
Sit in Padmasana (Lotus Position) on a comfortable Yoga Mat or bed. You may also sit cross-legged, normal sitting position. Keep your hands and fingers as shown in the figures on respective knees. Then inhale deep breathing, and exhale slowly without sound. While inhaling your body becomes higher, and while exhaling, your body becomes bent, or down. Continue to do this as long as you can up to 15 minutes. When you inhale, your lung and body will get the height, when you exhale, your body will get squeezed. But never make a sound in inhaling and exhaling, smoothly, in a continuous process. There are some variations of positions such as half-lotus, bound lotus, and psychic union pose. It is always better to close your eyes when doing this Yoga Pranayama, or Meditation.
There is another variation. Sit in the same way as above. Keep your left hand in the same position, close one nose by right fingers, inhale full lung, then close the inhaling nose, exhale through the other nose very slowly until your lungs are empty. Continue to do this for, say, 5 minutes. Then change the inhaling nose and exhaling nose. It is also called Meditation Yoga.
This will definitely improve Bronchial Asthma, clean your throat, nose, improve your Heart functions. You will feel as if your age has diminished. It will improve Digestive power, strengthen the Stomach and increase Metabolic rate, smoothen the Heart and strengthens the Liver. For girls, it will reduce Menstrual discomfort, pain, cramps; most girls in backward societies eat pain killers during the Menstrual Period; that is dangerous for the health; instead, if these schoolgirls are taught to practice Meditation, they will feel relieved because their pelvic region becomes flexible. It also increases the flexibility of legs, helpful for pregnant women. If pregnant women practice this Yoga, child-birth becomes easier. It also strengthens knee and ankle joints. This great Yoga practice helps you ward off stress, fear, anxiety and insomnia. It also maintains your spine, improves your blood circulation and respiration. Above all, this is the only way for assimilation of Body- Mind- Soul thereby improving your brain and thinking power as well as concentration power by lifting your Consciousness Level and increasing Energy level.
It is also called “Shoulder Standing Position”. Sarvangasana is the perfect form of Viparitkarani Mudra or Yoga, the latter is just an imperfect form. It is one of the most preventive Yoga Asanas for the largest number of diseases.
How to do it?
Lie down on your back on a soft mat or bed with the hands by your sides. Now use your hands to support the waist and lift your whole body with legs up to rest on your neck and shoulder. Your face and eyes can see the front sides of the legs and the ceiling. If you do not feel discomfort, continue to do this for 1 to 2 minutes, with normal breathing. Then come down and practice Shovasana (lying down) in a thoughtless mind. Rest for 1 to 2 minutes. Then again make the 2nd attempt, and then take rest, and finally the 3rd attempt. Please do not make any hurry, always be slow, steady and continuous.
Sarvangasana has a great many virtues. All the glands in the throat and surrounding areas such as Thyroid, Para-thyroid, Tonsils and Salivary glands are revitalized by regular practice of this Yoga. It also smoothens the respiratory organs and hence the lungs. Modern endocrinologists have found that ‘iodine’ is secreted in internal thyroid glands, which helps maintain diverse glands and nerves in our body. Sarvangasana helps maintain the requirement of ‘iodine’ secretion. This gland is also called the “gland of youth” as it helps maintain the signs of youth in the body for both girls and boys. So, this Yoga is also called “aging fighter”. Indirectly, it may be called Youth Yoga.
Regular practice of Sarvangasana also evades the diseases of Cholera, Small Pox, Typhoid, Pneumonia, Colic or Leprosy, Constipation, Indigestion, Liver problems, Spleen troubles, Menstrual disorder for girls and displacement of Uterus. It also eradicates General Weakness, Vertigo, Piles and Hernia. So, regularly practice Sarvangasana in the morning and evening in an empty stomach. You will definitely win the race of life from student age. Girls can also feel free during the Menstrual Period if they do it regularly.
It is a Sanskrit word. It consists of 3 words: Paschima means West or Back, Uttana means intense stretch and Asana shows a yoga pose. Its different name is Seated Forward Bend to touch head on knees.
How to do it ?
Sit down and stretch your legs in front, in a straight line, toes are upward. Now catch the leg fingers with respective hands, gradually exhale and bend down to touch the head on knees. Stop inhaling, stay in this position as long you can remain without inhaling and breathing, maybe 10 to 15 seconds. Then gradually come to the original position while inhaling air. Release the toes, remain in normal position with normal breathing for a few seconds. Then again repeat the same process for 5 to 10 times. The best time to do this is either morning or evening but always in an empty stomach. Some experts suggest that it is better to do in the evening because muscles remain stiff in the morning.
Pashchimottanasana rectifies curvatures in the spine, if you have any, but it always makes the spine flexible. It is important to learn here that you will be youth so long as the spine remains flexible. If the spine becomes stiff, aging takes the lead. This Asana keeps the nerves and muscles active and young.
It helps in curing Sciatica, Piles, Diabetes, Constipation, Diarrhoea and wet dreams. “Dream Ejaculation” or “Wet Dreams” happens to boys and girls mainly at the puberty period when they begin to learn and fantasize about opposite sexes. “Wet Dreams” is a sensual dream that causes involuntary ejaculation of semen mostly for boys, and orgasm for girls. It happens in a dream when a boy physically enjoys his sub-conscious love girl, and a girl enjoys a boy. It happens during the teenage period in deep sleep; you come to know this when you get up from sleep. For girls and women, this Yoga is of high value. It improves your breathing intake. Women generally accumulate fats around the waist and belly after a certain age. The regular practice of Pashchimottanasana reduces the fat in these areas of the body for both men and women. It also cures lethargy and weakness thereby making the body strong, enduring and active.
People who have abnormally large Liver, Spleen, Appendicitis and Hernia, are suggested not to practice this Yoga. In fact, it is difficult for them to do it smoothly.