Welcome to Yoga Heal blog where you will come to know about several health problems and their solutions by yoga. Today we will discuss about a disease called black fever or kala azar. This disease is prevalent in some of African countries. But you should know about this to remain health conscious.
Black fever or kala azar can be treated at home by yoga and proper diet. Symptoms, causes, yoga for black fever and diet have been discussed here .
Symptoms of black fever or kala azar include fever, weight loss, abdominal pain, darkening of skin, diarrhoea and so on.
Black fever happens due to a protozoan parasite .
Yoga for black fever-
Black fever or kala azar can be treated at home by below yogas.
- Agnisar Kriya
- Vaman dhauti(Stomach cleaning)
- Vramana pranayama (Breathing exercise wile walking)
- Sarvangasana(Shoulder stand yoga pose)
- Matsyasana (Yoga Fish Pose)
- Sasangasana(Yoga Rabbit Pose)
- Pawanamuktasana (Wind relieving yoga pose)
Here is the details about these yoga poses below :
Agnisar Kriya :
Sit in Padmasana yoga pose on yoga mat. Then exhale air and then contract your abdomen. After that, inhale air and expand abdomen slowly. Do it for at least 10 times. This yoga pose has several benefits. Agnisar kriya pose will help you to cure or reverse several diseases in your intestines. This yoga pose will also increase your hunger and strengthen your spleen and liver.
Vaman dhauti(Stomach cleaning)-
In the morning in empty stomach, drink slight warm water fully .Then insert fingers in the throat and vomit the whole water along with other substances of stomach. This yoga kriya will cleanse your stomach by removing impure acid, bile, mucus from wall of empty stomach. In this way it purifies your body also. Dhauti kriyas are different from yoga poses. According to hathayoga, If anyone become expert in dhauti, he can keep body totally disease free . Experts in dhauti can save their lives even after being poisoned as per hathayoga.
Vramana pranayama (Breathing exercise wile walking):
Vramana pranayama is a breathing exercise and not exactly yoga pose. You need to do following steps to do this breathing exercise. Start walking , with 4 steps inhale air and with 4 steps exhale air .After repeating this 3-4 times , inhale air with 6 steps and exhale air with 6 steps .Continue it for 4-5 minutes .Try to increase the time of inhaling and exhaling gradually. You should do this breathing exercise at morning. Vramana pranayama will strengthen your lungs and heart. This breathing exercise purifies blood. Old persons specially get more benefits from this pranayama.
Sarvangasana(Shoulder stand yoga pose) :
Sleep with front side upward on yoga mat. Then bend your two legs .Place your hands in your back and straighten your body up .Stay for 3 minutes in this position and breathe normally. Sarvanga means whole body. In this yoga posture, almost every body parts are used. That’s why, it is called Sarvangasana. This yoga posture has several benefits. While practicing sarvangasana yoga pose, bloods will come towards head. Doing so will be beneficial for your brain, this pose will boost your memory and intelligence. Also this yoga pose will also strengthen thyroid, parathyroid ,tonsil and salivary glands.
Matsyasana (Yoga Fish Pose):
Sit straight with your legs crossed on yoga mat. Then sleep in this position with your front side upward. Bend your head in backward so that above portion of the head touch the ground .Hold your toes with your two hands .Stay in this position for 2 minutes and breathe normally . Matsya means fish. In this yoga pose, yogi looks similar to fish. That’s why it is called Matsyasana or Yoga Fish Pose. Matsyasana yoga pose will activate parathyroid gland .Which will increase calcium in your body and will be beneficial for bones. Also this yoga pose will make you look younger.
Sasangasana(Yoga Rabbit Pose) :
Sit on your knees on yoga mat and keep the body straight .Then touch your knees with forehead .Move your back upward .Hold your feet with hands .Stay in this position for 3 minutes and breathe normally . Sasanga means rabbit. In this yoga pose yogi looks like rabbit. That’s why this yoga pose is called Sasangasana. Sasangasana yoga pose has several benefits. This yoga pose will strengthen your spine and nerves. It will also activate your thyroid, pituitary, tonsil glands. In this yoga pose, blood will flow towards head, which will help your brain. This posture will help children to increase height.
Pawanamuktasana (Wind relieving yoga pose):
Sleep with front side upward on yoga mat. Bring your two knees near to chest .Hold it in this position and breathe normally. Then straighten your legs and relax. Pawan means wind and mukta means relieved. Generally this yoga pose helps to relief winds present in your intestine. Pawanamuktasana yoga pose has several other benefits. This yoga pose will help you in reducing belly fat and strengthening your nerves and muscles. It will also increase your hunger and cure constipation.
Rice, vegetables, fruits are good as diet for those who are suffering from black fever or kala azar. You must drink purified water during fever. Along with this it will be better for you if you reduce down intake of non vegetarian food.
Wish you a very good health.
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