It is the law of nature that toxins are expelled from body by oxygenation in lungs, perspiration and calls of nature, i.e.,.. Urinary & excreta tract.Whenever the natural toxin throwing passages don’t work properly, various ailments start appearing.Largely the diseases can be in three categories.
Cure of Ailments by Yoga
The practice and yogic postures are not aimed at the cure of any particular disease but suggest a comprehensive way of life to stay healthy. However, an attempt is being made to list out common ailments and recommended postures to cure them. Along with exercise and cleaning process suggested foods for specific ailments are also listed below.
When suffering from constipation one should avoid food prepared with fine flour as a base and all dishes which involve deep or shallow frying. Consume food having roughage like Atta with brawn, whole pulse (not washed), leafy vegetables, salad, guava, papaya, pears, wood apple(Bl) and citrus fruits. Consuming water kept overnight in a copper container, first thing in the morning is especially recommended.
Among exercises, Suryanamaskar, Ardhamatsyendrasan, Makarasna, and Pawanamuktasana are very useful.
In cleaning processes kunjal(self-induced vomit) and an enema may also undertake.
Eat easily digestible food by chewing each mouthful properly. Leafy vegetables like palak, bathua, and Methi be made into a paste and added to the dough for chapati and kept for 8-10 hours before cooking. Eat dry chapatis without consuming any water with it. Take warm water after about half an hour. At night take only milk and fruits.
Pashimottanasana, ardhamatsyendrasana, Vajrasana, Suptavajrasana, Makarasana, Pawanamuktasana, Halasana, Uddiuanabandh and Agnisar Pranayama are very useful postures. Nauli and Kunjal performed at regular interval can also be helpful.
While bathing scrubs the body for 10-15 minutes with a small and slightly rough towel. At night patting with palm, closed fist, and dry massage will activate the fat cells. In the food reduce the quantity of carbohydrates and proteins and add fruits, vegetables, juices and fat-free milk or curd.
Suryanamaskar, Naoasana, Suptavajrasana, Sarpasana, Mayurasana, Uttanpadasana, Paschimottanasana, Makarasana, Halasana, Uddiyanabandh and Agnisar pranayama are useful postures.
Massage, sun-bath, scrubbing the body while bathing. Eat light and limited food and add milk, curd, cheese, and fruits. Milk should be sweetened with dates in place of sugar.
Paschimottanasana, Gorakshasana, Ardhamatsyendrasana, Suptavajrasana, Dhanurasana, halasana, Sarvangasana and Uddiyanabandh. Nadishodhan Pranayama and retention of the breath after inhaling are recommended exercises.
Ear , Nose and Throat
Lime and honey in warm water. Tea made of ginger, green cardamom and pepper and light food is suggested.
Ushtrasana, bhujangasana, Halasana, Sarvangasana, Matysyasana, Jalnetim Sutraneti and kunjal followed by bhastrika, Bhramri and Ujjayi pranayama will give good results.
Food should be without any fat and have vegetable and fruit juices with honey and lime juice with honey will also be helpful.
Kamarchakrasana, Pashimottanasana, Ardhamatsyendrasana, Yogmudra and halasana among yogic postures, kunjal as clearing process and Sheetli as well as Uddiyanabandh as breathing exercise will be helpful. Perform Yogmudra 8-10 times daily.
It is common belief that asthma is a lifelong disease.A strict vigilance of diet is very necessary for an asthmatic to lead a normal life.
One or two chapatis having brawn and leafy vegetable, lime warm boiled vegetables and salad should form the warm lime water with honey,s oaked raisins.tea of cardamom,ginger#pepper or tulsi leaves and may also replace etc..
Among asanas perform suptavajrasana,Ushtrasana,Bhujangasana,shalabhasana,Makarasana,Jalneti,sutraneti&kunjal should be done every day. Kapalbhati& Bhastrika are recommend pranayamas.
High Blood Pressure
Salt and spicy especially chilly based food is to be completely stopped.Patient should try to stay on juices,soups and fruits,f at free milk,curd&cheese.Food should by light minimum possible.
Kamarchakrasana, Vajrasana, Suptavajrasana, sarpasana, Bhujanagasana, Shalabhasana, Uttanpad asana, Makarasana&Pawanamuktasana ,Should be performed and when proficiency is reached add sarvangasan as well.Kapalbhati, Nadisodhan(with out retention)Pranayamas will be useful.Practice shavasana for 10 minutes couple of times everyday.
Low Blood Pressure
Warm lime water&honey, soaked alminds&raisins, milk, cheese, fruits, salad should form part of the light food.In addition to Suryanamaskar all asanas,mentioned for high blood pressure, should be performed.
To clean the internal passages perfom kunjal and fast by consuming small quantities of fruits&milk.
Paschimottanasana, Tadasana, Bhajangasana, Halasana, Sarvangasana, Shavasana, Kapalbhati&nadishodhan pranayama will be helpful.
Dry Chapati, curd,boiled vegetable,khichari,apple&bannana should be consumed.
tadasana, Vajrasana , Suptavajrasana, Ushtrasana, Uttanapadasana, Dhanurasana, Matyasana, followed by Uddiyanabandh will be very useful.
Take light food, shavasan avoid gaseous food and include fruits in diet.
Suptavjrasana,ushtrasana, bhujangasana, shanurasana, uttanapadasana, tadasana,makarasana&matyasana for savasana, Nadishodhan&kapalbhati Pranayama is recommended perform Bhujangasana 8-10 times daily
Never overeat.Constipation condition should be avoided.Keep the bowel clean.Food should include vegetables, fruits, but avoid gas producing food.
Paschitmottanasana,Yogamudra,Ardhamatyaendrasana,Suptavajrasana,Uttanpadasana,Pawanamuktasana,Halasana&Sarvanasana to be performed,Avoid other postures.
Take vegetable&fruit juice, lime juice, nd hiney in fresh or warm water.Try to sustain on vegetable/gram soup&skimmed milk for as many days as pissible.Take light food and in small quantities every 3-4 hours.Chapati with brawn and leafy vegetables and vegetables can be addes after sometimes.
Start with light exercise like walk at slow pace short duration.Add Kamarchakrasana, Vajrasana, Bhujanagasana, Shalabhasana, Uttanapadasana, Makarasana and pawanamujtasana.Keep your capacity in mind .Take rest Nadishodhan pranayma should be done, without retention, and as per individual capacity.