Herbal Home remedies for Asthma

A chronic disease, asthma is related to problems in the respiratory system. Asthma is an ancient Greek word, which means ‘panting or short drawn breath’. Age is not a factor for this disease, as it can affect young and old alike. Asthma causes shortness of breath, constriction of the airways, coughing, wheezing and excess mucus in the air way. In this condition, a foreign body enters the windpipe and causes partial blockage or irritation. An allergic condition, it is triggered by exposure to an allergen, environmental or tobacco smoke, cold or warm air, perfume, pet dander, moist air, exercise or exertion, emotional stress, etc. Certain home remedies prove beneficial in treating the ailment. In the following lines, we provide you with natural remedies to cure asthma.

  • 1 tsp of ginger juice mixed with i cup of methi kadha and some honey taken morning and in evening.
  • About a fistful of sahajan leaves boiled in 150ml of water for 5mins,this is taken adding a pinch of salt ,and black papper.
  • 5 knots of garlic ,boiled ┬áin 30ml of milk and taken daily.
  • 2 knots of garlic added in ginger tea taken twice daily.
  • steam inhalation of ajwain.
  • boil 4-5 lavanga in 125ml water for 5 mins -this should be taken hot by adding honey to it.
  • saindravadi taila massage on chest in attack.
  • castor oil daily 10ml with luke warm milk.
  • Warm a ripe banana on a slow flame. Mash it and sprinkle some black pepper on it. Have this for instant relief.
  • soak dry grapes in water at night and keep in cold milk for half an hour and chew them.
  • Take turmeric with honey in morning on empty stomach to reduce intensity of attack and as a remedy.
  • Mustard oil mix with little camphor ,massaged over back of chest.
  • Honey is considered highly beneficial at the time of attack ,a jug full of honey should be placed under the nose within few mins the patient starts breathing easily.
  • Another remedy would be to take a glass of limejuice, to which a teaspoonful of ginger juice has been added
  • Consumption of three to four dry figs every morning would prove useful in curing a person of asthmatic attack..