September 06, 2022 2 min read


The liver is a very  important body organ that keeps waste and  toxins away from the body. Yoga is an ecxillent  way to detox and stimulate your liver through some yoga poses . Poses like Cobra Pose, Downward facing dog pose, Boat Pose,  child pose and locust pose massage this vital organ bringing health and vitality to your system.Yoga can be very helpful for those suffering from fatty liver disease. With yoga poses, you can stimulate, stretch, and strengthen the liver. 

1. Downward dog pose Or Adho Mukhi Svanasana

  • To perform this asana, come on all fours. 

  • Your palms should be under your shoulders and knees below your hips.

  •  Now form an inverted V shape by lifting the hips and straightening up the knees and elbow.

  •  Fingers should point ahead and hands should be shoulder-width apart. 

  • Your eyes should focus on the big toe. Hold the position for eight to ten breaths.

2. Salabhasana Or Locust Pose.

  • To perform the pose, lie flat on your stomach with your palms under your thighs.

  •  Take a deep breath in and then lift up your legs and upper body.

  •  Your feet should be together and knees should remain straight.

  •  Hold the posture for 10 seconds and slowly exhale and bring down your hands and legs.

3. Boat pose Or Naukasana

  • Lie down on your back and lift your upper body and lower body by balancing on your sitting bones.

  •  Your eyes should be focusing on your toes and knees and back should be straight.

  •  Your arms should be parallel to the ground pointing forward. 

  • The abdominal muscles should be tight and breath should be normal.

4. Garland pose Malasana

  • To perform this pose, start by standing straight with arms on the side.

  •  Now sit by bending your knees and without touching your butt on the floor.

  •  The feet should remain flat on the ground. Join your palms together in the namaste pose in front of your chest.

  •  The spine should remain erect. Stay in the position for 10-15 seconds.

5. Cobra pose Or Bhujangasana

  • Lie flat on your stomach with your palms placed under your shoulder. Keep your feet together and toes pointed outwards.

  • Now inhale and hold your breath while lifting your body from the torso keeping your palms on the floor. The angle formed should be 30 degrees.

  • Your head should be slightly raised with your navel on the floor. Hold the posture for 10 seconds and then slowly bring down your torso as you exhale.


6. Balasana Or Child’s Pose

  • Kneel down on the mat and sit on your heels.

  • Inhale and raise arms above the head.

  • Exhale and bend your upper body forward.

  • Place your forehead on the floor.

  • Pelvis should rest on the heels.

  • Ensure that your back is not hunched

  1. Peacock pose or Mayurasana.

  2. Plow Pose Or Halasana.

  3. Shashankasana Or Rabbit Pose.

  1. Ustrasana Pose Or Camel Pose.


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