Maximum extension of the spine increases its mobility and elasticity, and does the same for the back muscles.
Spine stretching also expedites the feeding of the nervous system with fresh blood and oxygen.
Rabbit pose relieves tension in the neck, shoulders and back.
It helps alleviate colds, sinus problems, and chronic tonsillitis and, through compression of thyroid and parathyroid, rejuvenates those glands as well.
Rabbit Pose can also be therapeutic for insomnia, diabetes and depression.