Pranayama Breathing Techniques for Good Health

Pranayama is also known as yoga breathing exercises. It is originated in India 2000 year ago. Pranayama consists of eight limbs of yoga. It is a medical technique. In this yoga, you learn how to calm yourself through breathing. It is a very useful technique for lungs. It brings our nervous system into balance. There are few techniques of pranayama breathing.

Suryabhedan Pranayama:

Surya means “Sun” and Bhedan means “Awaking”. It is one of the best pranayamas. There are few techniques of Suryabhedan Pranayama.

Method:

Sit in a comfortable sitting posture. Now take some deep breaths. By using your right hand, thumb out, next two fingers (index and middle finger) folded and last two fingers (little and ring fingers) stretched. Slowly breathe from the right side. Put your thumb on the right side of your nose. Throughout the breath from the left side. It should do just for 10-15 min for each side. In the morning you should do it with an empty stomach.

Benefits:

  • Energizing yourself with the characteristics of the sun.
  • Low Blood Pressure
  • Weight loss
  • Boost up Digestive System.
  • Remedy for infertility
  • Improve our digestion.

Chandrabhedan Pranayama:

The word “Chandra” means moon and Bhedan mean “piercing”. It is the best and effective way to cooling down your body.

Method:

Sit in a comfortable place and press your index and middle finger of your hand against your palm. Then use your right thumb to shut the right hostile now inhale slowly from your left side until your lungs fill with maximum air. Exhale slowly from the right side. Repeat this process almost 10 times.

Benefits:

  • It reduces your body heat.
  • It reduces laziness from the body.
  • It is useful in fever.
  • It is very effective exercise in high blood pressure.
  • It is useful in releasing tension and stress

Bashtrika:

It is a breathing technique. It produces heat in the body.

Method:

Sit in a place where you feel comfortable. Take a deep breath and fill your lungs with air. Then use the right thumb on the right nostril. When you are doing this your right elbow should be at the same level of the right shoulder. Then close your eyes and slowly breathe. After 20 times repeating it slowly. Gently increase your breath. Inhale deeply and hold it as you can.

Benefits:

  • It is useful for the purification of the blood.
  • It improves our digestive system.
  • It reduces fats from the body.