Yoga Anulom Vilom Breathing Exercise - Method and Benefits
Anulom Vilom Pranayama is a breathing technique, you inhale through one nostril and release the breath through the the other nostril.
It is very beneficial for persons with Heart ailments, heart blockages, high blood pressure, depression, migraine pain, asthma, sinus, allergy
Basically one breathes through alternate nostrils holding the breath for 2 seconds after each nostril breathing in.. Breath should fill into your lungs and not stomach
1. Close your eyes and relax.
2. Sit in this position for a couple of minutes till you settle down.
3.Close your right nostril with your right thumb Breath in from your left nostril. Hold the breath for a couple of seconds.
4. Open right nostril and close left nostril with middle and ring finger Breath out from right nostril.
5. Breathe in from right nostril, close the right nostril Open left nostril and breathe out.
Various diseases are cured. Blockages in the arteries of the heart are removed and the arteries become clean, making the circulation unimpeded. If this Pranayama is practiced for 3 or 4 months regularly, 30 to 40% of blockages in the arteries are dissolved and removed, preventing the phenomenon of heart attack. Pathogenic cholesterol, triglycerides, H.D.L. and L.D.L. are controlled.
Repeat the above 5 steps for about 5-6 minutes per day. breathe into lungs not to stomach. no organ in stomach absorbs oxygen. Do it slowly. Rest when you feel tired and begin again.
Video Demonstration of Anulom Vilom Yoga Breathing Exercise