Shitali – cooling Pranayama – breath Shitali pranayama cools the system and soothes the eyes and ears. It is beneficial to those with fever, biliousness and even halitosis. Contraindications This pranayama is prohibited for those with low blood pressure. Cold and tingling in the throat is normal. Heart and asthma patients should not hold breath.
Kapalabhati is a yogic breathing technique that releases stress and toxins from the mind and body. It consists of passive inhalations, followed by a series of forceful, vigorous exhalations. Kapalbhati exerts a pressure on the pelvic plexus, hypogastric plexus and the solar plexus due to the contraction and expansion of the abdomen. Kapal – forehead, skull