Gomukhasana or the cow head pose can be very effective if you are looking to shed those extra kilos. The asana specially helps in stretching, toning and strengthening the upper body. It has immense benefits for the liver, kidneys and respiratory system. It helps resolve hernia and hydrocele (fluid buildup in the testis). It also helps a man control his ejaculation more effectively. The posture also helps beat anxiety and stress. The meditative sitting posture of gomukhasana can cure cramps in legs.
Do not worry if you can’t place your hands together. It only happens due to lack of flexibility and will improve with time.
Word of caution: Avoid this asana if you are suffering from knee pain or injury. Here are 6 yoga asanas to relieve joint pain.
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Published: February 24, 2015 6:54 pm | Updated:June 11, 2015 6:32 pm