Monday 27 February 2012

Pavanamuktasana - Wind-Removing Pose

Wind-removing pose is like Bikram’s “Pepto Bismol.” This pose stimulates the ascending, descending and transverse colon as well as the stomach and small intestines. The order in which the pose is preformed helps to stimulate the bowels, cures constipation and improves nutrient absorption. The posture is called “wind-removing” for a reason, as it helps to relieve flatulence. Finally it helps to balance out hydrochloric acid levels in the stomach helping with indigestion and heartburn

  • Abdominal wall
  • Thighs
  • Hips


  • Hip joints


  • Massages ascending, descending and transverse colon.

  • Regulates and normalizes hydrochloric acid levels in stomach
  • Improves and may cure conditions of constipation, flatulence and hyperacidity
  • Relieves lower back pain
  • Increases peristalsis in the gut

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Wind Removing Pose is also known as Pavanamuktasana. Everyone, regardless of whether he or she is a beginner or advanced practitioner, can practice this workout.