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Home Remedies for Asthma

Are you suffering Asthma? Even in developed countries the incidence of asthma is on rise and has also become common to all ages. With nearly 20% of the world population being affected you should be happy to know that there are very effective home remedies for Asthma.

In asthmatic patients the airways are narrowed leading to cough, wheezing, chest tightness and shortness of breath with the symptoms getting worst during night. It has been reported that male to female is incidence is almost the same. However, during childhood the boys are affected almost twice as compared to girls.

Effective Home Remedies for Asthma

Roasted grams – Eat some and drink a glass of milk every night before bed. This helps to effectively clear the congestion in the respiratory tract.

Indian Goosberry – prepare a paste with about 50g of banyan root and 250g of gooseberry in honey. This paste taken in small amounts regularly is an effective remedy for any kind of asthmatic attack.

Banana – Warm a ripe banana on a slow flame and eat it with some black pepper sprinkled on it. This is very effective in giving an immediate relief and also helps to subside the asthmatic pains.

Tulsi leaves – sprinkle black salt on some tulsi leaves and chew it. Tulsi leaves can also be made into a paste and mixed with honey to provide a relief from asthma and also help if you feel it is choking

Turmeric- make a fine powder of old turmeric, and take two tablespoons of this powder with honey. You would really wonder with this remedy as this works in most of the cases.

Ginger lemonade – is very effective in relieving asthma as well as reducing the incidence of the attacks.

Taking a glass of warm milk with two tablespoons of honey before going to bed will really help in keeping asthmatic attack away.

Figs – is very effective in clearing the respiratory tract and hence taking two to three figs a day will be a very effective home remedy.

Copper - Place some water in a copper vessel before going to bed and drink it in the morning before having anything. This has been reported to reduce the congestion in asthmatic people.Drumstick leaves - boil a cupful of water with drumstick leaves, strain and add some salt, pepper and lemon juice. Take this juice once or twice a day is an effective remedy for asthma.

Other things to be considered by asthmatic patients:

Plenty of fluids, avoiding perfumes, allergen-free material in your bedroom, use of vacuum cleaner to dust the room instead of a broom, wearing a scarf around your mouth and nose during cold weather and change the filter periodically if you have an air conditioner will help in the day to day life of an asthmatic patient. Have a regular habit of doing some breathing exercises that helps to relax your respiratory tract.

If these effective home remedies doesn't work for you and goes beyond control it is time to knock your doctors door.


Disclaimer: Information provided on this site is for educational purposes. The information in not given as medical advice nor is it intended to propose or offers to propose a cure for any disease or condition. Before starting any medical treatment, please consult your physician.
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