Movement is hugely therapeutic and certain yoga postures affect how we feel and how our internal systems function. The liver has a very important job - it’s the body’s largest gland used for detoxification. It’s responsible for purifying blood, producing bile and digesting fats. By adding the yoga poses below into your practice, you’ll help your liver function at its very best.
1. Spiral twist supine - Supta Matsyendrasana
Stretch out your spine and
2. Cobra pose - Bhujangasana
This posture stretches the whole length of the spine, the transverse and rectus abdominals and neck muscles. By stretching the abdominal wall you also transfer blood flow to the liver.
fold - Padangusthasana
This posture helps to calm the mind and
4. Yoga inversions - headstands, shoulder stands, handstands and forward folds
These poses increase the lymph flow by reversing it. This helps the body rid itself of any impurities that have built up in different organs, including the liver.
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