Treat your Asthma Naturally

Asthma is a common chronic inflammatory disease of the airways characterized by variable and recurring symptoms, reversible airflow obstruction, and bronchospasm. Common symptoms include wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, and shortness of breath. Triggered by way of an allergic reaction of the body to one or many stimulants or 'allergens'; a patient in its attacking spell suffers from breathlessness.

Occurring primarily due to an allergic reaction a number of triggers or irritants including those from weather, food, medication and use or exposure to certain chemicals may mark the onset of asthmatic attack.

For effective control and remedy of asthma; one needs to ascertain the allergen or irritant which triggers an attack.

Home Remedy for Asthma

For people susceptible to asthma on account of pollen, dust and pets, it’s imperative to stay clear of the causal factors.  Air Conditioned rooms and cars are ideal to prevent exposure to the sources of irritation.

  • Carpets, draperies and toys have a tendency to accumulate lot of dust. The ones allergic to animal furs need to ensure that pets are not allowed in vicinity your rooms.
  • Besides avoiding the allergens, certain diet will also be beneficial in to avoid such attacks. Turmeric powder mixed in milk keeps such attacks away; if consumed daily on empty stomach.
  • Five to six cloves boiled in half a glass of water with a spoon full of honey serve as an excellent decoction against asthma; if taken twice a day.
  • Crushed cloves of garlic boiled in six tea spoons of milk for regular consumption can also give relief.
  • One of the naturally effective home remedies include a decoction including tea spoon full measures of raw honey, ginger powder and ground black pepper taken every morning.
  • Dried grapes soaked in water and then in cold milk may be had on an empty stomach in order to counter asthmatic attacks. Consumption of grapes serves to strengthen lungs and flush the toxic contents of human body.
  • Dried figs also serve to flush out the phlegm content of the respiratory tract.
  • Equal measures of honey and olive oil may be added to warm milk. The consumption of the resulting milk along with a few cloves of garlic before breakfast acts as an antidote to asthmatic attacks.
  • Half a glass measure of boiled fenugreek juice along with tea spoons measure of ginger juice is also an excellent natural remedy. It serves to decongest and detoxify the lungs.
  • Regular consumption of fennel seeds also has a similar purpose to serve.
  • Herbal tea with ground ginger and a dash of lime juice is also effective. Patients susceptible to asthmatic attacks may choose the same over milk tea to be consumed twice a day. Herbal tea based on licorice root is extremely beneficial.
  • Turmeric and honey taken separately early in the morning keeps you away from the painful bouts of asthmatic attacks.
  • Crushed gooseberry in a table spoon of honey also serves as a natural remedial medicines. 

Write to us if any of these home-made remedies helped you in asthma. Natural remedies do not have any side effects and hence are recommended for all. 

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