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Yoga works wonders! Get rid of sore throat in 3 days

Йога от ангины

Sore throat (from lat. Ango - squeeze, soul) - an acute infectious disease with a primary lesion of the tonsils. The causative agent of angina is most often streptococcus. It is among the most frequent diseases, especially in childhood and young age. The emergence of tonsillitis contributes to the cooling of the body, as well as the presence of chronic inflammation of the tonsils.

Yoga (sk., Literally - communication, unity, concentration, effort) in the most general sense - the teaching and method of managing the psyche and psychophysiology of a person in order to achieve higher mental states.

Many people are prone to colds. You can deal with them in different ways. As evidenced by yoga, the common cold is very afraid of lions. More precisely - the lion's posture. According to medieval texts on Hatha Yoga, such as Hatha Yoga Pradipika, Simhasana, that is, the Lion Pose, refers to the four most important of 84 asanas (exercises, body positions, poses) that Shiva gave.

If you are familiar with a sore throat and have already tried all possible ways to treat it, we suggest that you turn to a method that has been proven for centuries.

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The pose of the lion, or simhasana, is the so-called posture in yoga for treating angina. This asana helps to enhance local immunity, combats 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 !!! You should do it on an empty stomach, and if you experience any kind of pain, 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.

Performance technique

Йога от ангины

Before starting the exercise, thoroughly throat a solution of soda, salt and iodine (1 tsp. Soda, 1 tsp. Salt and 3 drops of iodine stir in a glass of warm boiled water).

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Sit buttocks on the heels. Put your palms on your knees, fan your fingers apart and strain.


Stretch your neck, pressing your chin to your chest. Open your eyes wide, look frowningly upwards.


Inhale, as you inhale, open your mouth wide, stick out your tongue as much as possible, as if trying to reach their breasts, exhale sharply with your mouth, strain your neck and stay in this position for 3-4 seconds. In order to achieve the effect of cleansing the tonsils, as you breathe out, utter a long, sharp sound “Hhhhaa”, imitating the ferocious growl of a lion.


Watch your shoulders: they should be lowered down. Back can not bend! If you have problems with your knees, do the asana while sitting on the chair.

Who else is useful posture "Lion"

In addition to the therapeutic effect in diseases of the throat, the posture of a lion will help those who have a lot and speak loudly or sing: teachers, singers, speakers, as well as people who have speech defects. This position perfectly relieves stress and relaxes the muscles of the face.