Apan Mudra

Yoga Mudras for High Blood Pressure

MUDRAS…..The power is in our hands: Mudras are yoga movements that are performed with the arms and hands. They are extremely simple, but so powerful that they will transform your life. How? Simply releasing the blocked energy inside your body in the energy channels called nadis and in the energy centers called chakras. By arranging and directing this energy through the mudras, you can achieve your goals and have the ability to solve the problems of daily life.

Hypertension or high blood pressure is a common clinical presentation worldwide. High blood pressure control is important to reduce many disease complications such as kidney failure, heart diseases and stroke. Apart from medications, yoga Hand Mudra ia an effective supplement to medical healing clinical conditions like blood pressure, asthma, stress,obesity and heart diseases.

Apan Mudra

This mudra is known as the mudra of energy. It helps the body eliminate toxins and treats bladder problems.
With both hands: join the yolks of the thumb, the ring finger and the middle finger, while the other fingers remain extended.
Practice as needed, from 5 to 45 minutes, or as a cure 3 times a day for 15 minutes.
Apan Mudra
The Apan Mudra exerts a balancing effect on the state of mind, which depends on a liver that works well. It grants patience, serenity, confidence, inner balance and harmony. In the mental sphere, it generates the ability to develop visions. All this is necessary when looking to the future, when we have to face new challenges and when we want our wishes to be fulfilled.


It reduces heart problems and regularizes palpitations.

It is used as first aid for a heart attack, when it is done in the first couple of minutes.

It keeps blood pressure under control.

It reduces gastric problems and brings under the control of acidity

It regulates intestinal transit and eliminates constipation.

It keeps the body temperature under control. Increase self-confidence

Reduces menstrual problems

Mudra di Garuda activates the circulation and the flow of blood. It also helps to relieve fatigue.
First place your hands, right to left, engarzadas from the thumbs on the belly. About 10 respiratory movements remain. Then place on your stomach and still remains … Finally place your left hand on the breastbone, turn your hands over your fingers on the shoulders and opens.
You can go as you need it or 3 times a day for 4 minutes.
Garuda, the king of the birds, the air, the enemy of snakes and mount of Vishnu is an animal full of strength and power. Generally, birds have a very acute sight, a great sense of direction and a huge survival instinct. And the largest, thanks to its enormous size and strength in the wings, can be carried away from the air.

. This mudra activates irrigation and blood circulation, revitalizes the body and rebalances the energies of the two halves of the body. If in the pelvis or chest area, it revitalizes and stimulates. It relaxes and softens the pain and disorders of the menstrual cycle, discomfort in stomach difficulties and breathing. If you suffer from hypertension seen with care. It also helps with exhaustion and mood fluctuations.


– Surya Mudra or Mudra of the Sun:

the tip of the ring finger touches the base of the thumb, which exerts a slight pressure on the ring finger. Benefits: increases the production of body heat, is useful in overweight, helps digestion, reduces cholesterol. Precautions: Weak people should not perform this mudra when it is hot.

_Prana Mudra or Mudra of Life: 

the tip of the thumb, ring finger and little finger touch each other, while the other fingers are stretched. Benefits: awakens the power of prana, is useful in diseases of the eye and improves the sight, increases the body’s resistance to diseases, removes tiredness. During fasting it reduces hunger pangs. In case of insomnia, together with Gyan Mudra, it helps to get to sleep.

Prana Mudra
– Apan Vayu Mudra or Mudra del Cuore

: it is a combination of Apan Mudra and Vayu Mudra. The tip of the thumb, of the middle and of the ring finger touch each other, while the index finger touches the base of the thumb with slight pressure. The little finger is tense. Benefits: gives the benefits of Vayu and Apan Mudra. In particular it is useful in heart disease and those who have had a heart attack should do it every day. If it is done 5 minutes before climbing stairs, it helps in the effort.

 Apan Vayu Mudra
Regular exercise is the best ways to lower blood pressure; Fast walking, jogging, swimming, and athletics are good options.
But, most important, don’t forget that Laughter is the best solution.
It relieves the stress and anxiety that is the primary cause of high blood pressure in today’s  lifetime… being worried is so useless…. keep smiling!
By: Dheva Ji

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  • Mumtaz Hussain Jan
    Mumtaz Hussain Jan

    Doing apaan mudra almost three hours a day and it benefits me a lot

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