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Halasana (plough pose, toes stretched at different places)

 

Stages

 

1. Take the position of halasana.
2. Take the hands above the head. Interlock the fingers and place the palms just near the head.
3. Stretch the toes as far as possible from the head.
4. Bring the toes near the head, keeping the legs straight in the knee and lowering the waist towards the ground, toes may be raised slightly above the ground.

 

Benefits

 

1. Flexibility of vertebral column is increased.
2. Benefits of halasana increase.
3. Activate and cure problems related to the functioning of the thyroid glands and to some extent the pituitary glands.
4. Cures varicose veins and haemorrhoids.
5. Improves functioning of genital organs.
6. Constipation.

 

Precautions

 

Headache, brain diseases, high blood pressure