Gaja Karani is done seldom on an empty stomach in order to remove excess acid or undigested foods. This should be done in the morning on an empty stomach. By carrying the Apana Vayu to the throat, the food in the stomach is vomited.
Gaja Karani is basically a technique of washing out the stomach by drinking large quantities of water and vomiting it up again like an elephant taking water through his trunk.
"Know the elephant act to be the drinking of water to one's fill and returning it and giving it in order to prevent any illness from attacking the body.
This can also be practiced before taking any food if one wants to get rid of any poison or unhealthy food. It should be done every morning after cleaning the teeth; the water can be made to return by putting one's finger down the throat, but when the habit of vomiting it up is established, the water can be returned accordingly.
Practice of Gaja Karani
Benefits of Gaja Karani
The practice of Gaja Karani ensures various health benefits some of which are as follows:
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