Top 5 Yoga Poses For Digestion You Must Know


Yoga Poses For Digestion:  As we all know yoga offers several posture for different disorders to help stimulate, aid and encourage good digestion, but do you know how well is your digestive system and if you feel bloated, irritable and sluggish all the day long, here are 5 “yoga poses for digestion

Trikonasana (Triangle Pose)


This asana helps in proper functioning of large intestine,liver,spleen and keeps your body healthy,strengthens muscles and supports flexibility of the spinal cord.

Steps to do-

  • Stand straight, keep distance between both feet about one or half feet.
  • Lift your right hand towards the sky and look towards your palm. Keep your left hand down.
  • Breathe deeply, now pull your right hand up and left hand down and stretch your body.
  • Breathe out, lower down slowly towards left, avoid bending your legs. So that your left palm touch the floor by side of your legs.
  • Keep your right arm close to your ear, looking towards sky.
  • Hold this position for 15-30 seconds.
  • Breathe deeply and get relaxed and slowly come back to original position.
  • Repeat this asana 3-4 times with a 15 second break.


Ardhachandrasana (Half moon pose)


This yoga pose provides flexibility to body and improves the functioning of the heart and lungs. Also improves digestion and increases appetite.

Steps to do-

  • Stand straight with your feets joining each other.
  • Pull your hands above your your head in the position of prayer.
  • Inhale and slightly bend bend towards your left waist.
  • Hold this posture for 15-30 seconds.
  • Exhale and breathe normally and bring your body to original position.
  • Repeat this asana 5-6 times by bending towards right.

Yoga for digestion

Vajrasana (Hardy Posture)


This yoga asana give a boost to your digestive system for better digestion and also helps in removing impurities of your body.

Steps to do-

  • Sit on a mat with your legs bend by placing your heels under your hips.
  • Make sure heels should be open but toes joining each other.
  • Now make your spine straight, place your hands on your knees while keeping your arms straight.
  • You can sit in his posture at any time, this will give rest to your tired legs.


Paschimottanasana (Posterior pose)


This posture helps in curing disorders of kidney, liver and spleen. Relief in obesity, piles and back ache by regular practising. And also promotes growth by providing elasticity to spine.

Steps to do-

  • Sit on mat , stretch your legs forward and try to place your soles on your ground.
  • Now lift your hands upwards while inhaling.
  • Now move your arms forwards touching your ears.
  • Exhale and bring your hands down and hold your heels, place your elbows on the ground.
  • Try to touch your knees with your forehead, and if you are not able to touch your feet don’t raise your knees.
  • Repeat this exercise 4-5 times at you will power with a 15 second break.

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Padauttanasana (Raised feet pose)


This pose helps in improving digestive system.Energise  small intestine and also improves appetite.

Steps to do-

  • Raise your feet few inches from the ground while breathing.
  • Hold the position for 15-20 seconds.
  • Now repeat this exercise by raising the feet about 1 foot from the ground , hold this position.
  • Bring your body o rest.
  • Repeat this asana 5-6 times with a 15 second break.



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