The practice of Apan Mudra is useful to detoxify the body . This will energize your system. It is also known as the purification mudra. It is useful to increase the balance of the elements of Aakash and Prithvi within the body.
Other names of Apan Mudra
How to do Apana mudra
This Mudra is very easy to do, just placing the tips of the middle and ring finger with thumb finger.
The impact of the Apana Mudra on health
Apana is the second important function of Panch prana. The practice of Apana mudra helps to clean all the organs that govern by Apana.
Apana governs the abdomen, below the navel region, and provides energy for the large intestine, kidneys, anus and genitals. It is concerned with the expulsion of waste from the body and is the force which expels the breath.
Apan Mudra is a combined form of Prithvi and Aakash mudra. This mudrā increases Vata and Kapha mudra and decreases pita humor.
Benefits and healing properties of Apan Mudra:
Apana Mudra is very useful in treatments of;
- Absence of sweat
- Delayed delivery of a child
- Burning in the body and body parts.
Ailments caused by an excess of element fire and humor Pitta.
You can practice this Apan Mudra any time or any place but in morning hours is the best.
Precautions for Apan Mudra practice
If you are a Vata and Kapha Prakriti then practice this mudra in moderation only.