Camel: This posture compresses the spine and flushes out old fluids and blood, allowing for new, oxygen-rich replacement fluids to lubricate and nourish the spine. Stretches abdominal organs. Relieves constipation. Stimulates the nervous system. Stretches the throat, thyroid, and parathyroid glands. Opens ribcage to increase lung capacity. Improves flexibility in the neck and spine. Firms and slims abdomen and waistline.