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
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.
– 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
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
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
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
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.