There are many different ways to relieve any sort of digestive issue that you may have. One way is by using mudra, which is the use of finger positions to help stimulate various parts of your body. Mudras are often used in yoga, but can also be used by anyone who has digestive issues or just wants to relieve stress with some self-care!
Do you know that your hand can help you with indigestion?
Yes, it’s the Apana Mudra. The word ‘Apana’ is derived from Sanskrit and means “one who moves downwards.” This mudra helps to enhance the digestive fire and removes all disorders of the stomach such as indigestion, constipation, excessive appetite, etc. It also provides relief from gas troubles. Read on to find out about this simple hand gesture and its benefits.
The best mudra for digestion is the apana mudra. To do this, press your thumb and first finger together, keeping your other fingers straight. Touch the tips of your thumb and first finger to the area below your navel (the lower part of your stomach). Hold this position for as long as you like, breathing deeply and focusing on the area below your navel. You can also do this mudra whenever you have a digestive issue, such as gas or bloating.
There are other mudras that can help with digestion as well. The vajra chinmudra is another good one to try. To do this, touch the tips of your thumb and index finger together, then press them against your chin. Hold this position for a minute or two, then release. This mudra helps to stimulate the digestive system and relieve tension in the neck and shoulders.
If you have trouble with constipation, the badha konasana mudra may be helpful. To do this, sit on the floor with your legs stretched out in front of you. Bend your knees, then place your feet flat on the floor with your heels close to your bottom. Place your hands on the floor beside you, then press down with your fingers and lift up with your heels. hold this position for a minute or two, then release. This mudra helps to stretch the muscles in the abdomen and stimulate digestion.
There are many different mudras that can help with digestion, so find one that works best for you and give it a try!
So, if you’re looking for an easy way to help relieve digestive issues, give mudras a try! You can do them anytime, anywhere, and they’re a great way to add some self-care into your day. Namaste!