While you can nourish your gut with drinkable concoctions and healthy foods, yoga can be an excellent way to keep your gut health on track. The asanas will massage your abdominal organs, and the deep breathing will help relax your stomach. So try these asanas recommended by yoga expert Nilesh Dahiya to keep your gut healthy.
Uttanasana or standing forward bend: This is an excellent asana to improve digestion and relieve digestive problems like bloating, heartburn and constipation.
Anjaneyasana or crescent lunge pose: This asana twists the internal organs and massages the abdominal muscles to help stimulate digestion. The twist can also flush out the toxins that accumulate in the body.
Ustrasana or camel pose: Camel pose will stretch your stomach and intestines alleviating constipation and helping in the smooth running of the digestive system.
Balasana or child’s pose: This is excellent to compress the abdomen and massage the internal organs. Also, stretching the front of your body can aid things moving in the right direction.
Pawanmuktasana or wind relieving pose: This asana massages the descending and ascending colon. Performing this asana will also encourage your liver and kidneys to flush out toxins.
Savasana or corpse pose: As you rest in the corpse pose, the blood will start flowing towards your digestive organs creating an ideal environment for cleansing, digestion and healing.