Kapala means 'forehead' and bhati means ' to brighten'. This Kriya cleans the nasal cavity and forehead from inside. As a result of this the forehead becomes bright. So the name Kapalabhati. In this practise the abdominal organs gets a massage. This improves their health. Diaphragm becomes flexible and so breathing improves. It also cleans the sinus cavities and tones the abdominal muscles. Highly recommended for person suffering from diabetes.