relieves sciatic pain and prevents hernia,it relieves pain and heaviness in the testicles. For women, coupled with Sarvangasana, it checks irregular menses and helps the ovaries to function properly.
This asana should be avoided in case of Groin or knee injury,Be careful while bending if you suffer from High blood pressure or any cardiac problems. Be slow and careful while doing the asana as in almost all the yoga asanas, as being quick is not what is called for in any yogic Asanas. Baddha Konasana should be avoided by ladies if menstruating or should be performed under guidance of a yoga expert during those days.