Performing Apaan mudra and Vayu mudra together is known as Apaan Vayu mudra. The little finger remains straight.
It cures heart and vayu dosa related problems and makes the body healthier. Those who are suffering from a weak heart should practice it daily. In the event of a heart attack, performing this mudra gives relief. It releases any gas accumulated in the stomach. It is beneficial in headache, asthma and high blood pressure. Performing this mudras 5 to 7 minutes before climbing up stairs provides comfort.