asana is good for mind and body as well. It stretches the chest, neck, and
spine and stimulates abdominal organs, lungs, and thyroid. It is an
excellent rejuvenator for tired legs. It improves digestion, reduces
anxiety, fatigue, backache, headache, and insomnia. It is a good asana for
women as it helps to relieve the symptoms of menopause and menstrual
discomfort. It is a therapeutic posture for asthma, high blood pressure,
osteoporosis, and sinusitis. It also calms the brain and helps alleviate
stress and mild depression.