Asthma is a common disease which affects the airways of the people. Airways carry air to and from the lungs. When the walls of the airways get inflamed or swollen it becomes narrower and allows the less amount of air to pass through it.
As the spine is arched backwards in this asana, it removes a hunch, if any. The spine becomes flexible and elastic. It is sure remedy for indigestion, gas trouble, constipation and piles. It alleviate the disorders of the abdominal organs, the liver, the kidney, the spleen and strengthens them. It strengthens the joints and the muscles of the legs. This asana is also useful to those who suffer from asthma or other breathing disorders. It is useful in high blood pressure and sciatica.