Yoga works wonders! Get rid of a sore throat in 3 days
Angina (from lat. Ango - squeeze, soul) - an acute infectious disease with a primary lesion of the palatine tonsils. The causative agent of angina is most often streptococcus. It is one of the most common diseases, especially in childhood and young age. The occurrence of tonsillitis is facilitated by the cooling of the body, as well as the presence of chronic inflammation of the palatine tonsils - tonsillitis.
Yoga (Skt., Literally - communication, unity, concentration, effort) in the most general sense is the teaching and method of controlling the human psyche and psychophysiology in order to achieve higher mental states.
Many people are prone to colds. You can deal with them in different ways. As the yoga testifies, the common cold is very afraid of lions. More precisely - the lion's pose. According to medieval Hatha Yoga texts such as Hatha Yoga Pradipika, simhasana, that is, the “pose of the lion,” refers to the four most important of the 84 asanas (exercises, body positions, postures) that Shiva gave.
If you are familiar with sore throat firsthand and have already tried all possible methods of its treatment, we suggest that you turn to a method that has been tested for centuries.
The pose of a lion, or simhasana - this is the position in yoga for the treatment of angina. This asana helps to increase local immunity, fights with various diseases of the throat and upper respiratory tract, eliminates bad breath. Practice it once a day. The result will be visible in a few days!
Remember !!! It should be practiced on an empty stomach, and if any type of pain occurs, stop practicing. The day after the start of treatment, the temperature may slightly increase (due to increased metabolic processes in the tonsils). Children are allowed to perform asana from 6 years old.
Before starting the exercise, thoroughly rinse your throat with a solution of soda, salt and iodine (1 teaspoon of soda, 1 teaspoon of salt and 3 drops of iodine, mix in a glass of warm boiled water).
Sit on your heels with your buttocks. Put your palms on your knees, spread your fingers apart and strain.2
Stretch your neck, pressing your chin to your chest. Open your eyes wide, look up from underneath.3
Take a breath, while breathing in, open your mouth wide, stick out your tongue as much as possible, as if trying to reach it to your chest, exhale sharply with your mouth, tighten your neck and stay in this position for 3-4 seconds. To achieve the effect of cleansing the tonsils, as you exhale, pronounce a lingering sharp sound “X-ha-ha”, imitating the ferocious growl of a lion.four
Watch your shoulders: they should be down. You can’t bend your back! If you have knee problems, do asana while sitting on a chair.
Who else can use the Lion pose
In addition to the therapeutic effect in diseases of the throat, a lion pose will help those who have to speak and sing a lot and loudly: teachers, singers, speakers, as well as people with speech defects. This pose perfectly relieves stress and relaxes the muscles of the face.