Sheetali (Rolled Tongue Breathing)

This simple breathing practice has been clinically proven to lower blood pressure. It also calms the mind and nervous system. It is renowned for cooling the body and is aid to be very effective in hyperacidity and gastric ulcers.

Let’s try it
Sit comfortably with your back straight.
Close your eyes and roll the tongue to form a long tube. Your lips will be slightly apart.
Inhale through the rolled tongue
Close your mouth and slowly exhale through the nostrils
Repeat the procedure for 4 or more rounds

For the small percentage of people who cannot roll their tongue shape your lips as if you were sucking on a straw and inhale through the tube of the lips.