The word “Bhujang” is a Sanskrit word meaning of bhujang is serpent or snake and “asana” means pose; hence the English, cobra pose. This stimulating backbend was named such because Bhujangasana reflects the posture of a cobra that has its hood raised.
The Cobra Pose is one of those useful yoga poses that is imperative in your yoga practice because it has some significant health benefits. As mentioned earlier, it is a great to strengthens, tones, and flexes the spine and It makes the digestive and reproductive systems more efficient.
It works on opening up the chakras as well. Incidentally, the Bhujangasana works on four out of the seven chakras – The Visuddhi Chakra, the Anahata Chakra, the Manipura Chakra, and the Swadhisthana Chakra. When this asana is practiced with the eyes open, as you look up, your optical nerves and vision benefit from it.