Tag: Ayurvedic treatment of asthma

Top 10 Tips to Reduce Asthma Attacks -Home Remedies to Reduce Asthma Attack

Asthma is a most common disease now a days .According to ayurveda asthma is known as ‘Swash Roga’.It is a condition in which there is obstruction in the flow of air in the lungs. It is an inflammatory disease which mainly rises from allergies. Asthma is a chronic condition involving the respiratory system in which patient experiences shortness of breath. Asthma attack commonly triggers due to air pollution, allergies, cold air, heartburn, respiratory diseases, smoke, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and strong fragrances. These all makes difficulty in breathing and causes coughing, wheezing and shortness of breath. Some common causes of asthma are allergens from nature like house dust mite, cockroach, grass, pollen, foods, climatic changes, animals (cats, dogs) etc.

To avoid asthma attacks always avoid highly polluted areas. Genetic factors and family history are also the causes of asthma. Nowdays,  asthma is mostly found in children of small age group. Always avoid allergy-inducing properties like dust, tiny particles of pollen, mold, fibers from clothing and detergents, always remove dust particles from sheets, blankets, mattresses, carpets, stuffed toys etc.

Asthma natural treatment

Regular exercise should be done by asthmatic patients as it helps in strengthening of heart and lungs. Asthmatic patient should always avoid processed, packaged foods, milk and dairy products.

Home Remedies for Asthma

  • As homemade remedies are best and immediately taken by patient so asthmatic patients should drink a glass of 2/3 carrot juice and 1/3 spinach juice daily 3 times a day.
  • Patient in this condition should avoid fried and processed foods. He/She should avoid food like rice, curd, buttermilk sugar, lentils, heavy milk products like cheese, paneer etc as it has natural tendency to produce phlegm or to accumulate the mucus.
  • Patient should drink plenty of boiled water. Patient should avoid over eating and take light dinner 1 hour before going to bed. Patient should take fruits like guava, papaya, watermelon and banana.
  • Always take a mixture of 1 teaspoon of water and 2 teaspoon of fresh lemon juice twice a day. Ayurveda describes 3 factors that causes asthma diet related factors, work related factors and other factors are the main cause of asthmatic attack.

Tips for Asthma Patients

  • Patient should go for morning walk and evening walk and should do some yoga asana like bhujang asana, paschimottan asan, ardh matasyendra asan, shava asan, and mainly pranayama should be practiced in daily routine life specially kapalbhati pranayama. Breathing exercises are very useful in asthmatic patients as it helps in reduction of asthma.

Asthma Natural Treatment

  • As in allopathic treatment people use to take non- steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS), oral steroids, oral  bronchodilators, immunomodulator for asthmatic attack which is not good for long term as it causes side effects in body so people should always prefer home remedies for asthmatic attack conditions.

Asthma natural remedies

Top 10 Tips to Reduce Asthma Attacks

As asthma can also be treated at home with some simple herbs which is easily available at home and can be cured at home only:-

  1. If patient is having dry type asthma patient should massage the body daily with sesame oil to add moisture to the body and patient  should try to eat food that are moist and warm rather than cold, raw and rough dry food.
  2. If patient is having infection type asthma than patient should try to ingest more turmeric, use Echinacea in the form of tea and dandelion to prevent infections and boost immune system in body.
  3. If patient is having congestive type asthma he/she should avoid dairy, wheat products, refined sugar, excess sweet, sour and salty foods. Patient should massage the chest and back with mustard oil to promote circulation in chest.
  4. A mixture of black pepper, cumin, ginger and turmeric can be ground together and mixed with honey to make paste. A teaspoon of this mixture should be taken by the patient daily as it is useful in clearing the chest.
  5. Patient should apply Eucalyptus oil, cinnamon oil or clove oil to the chest as it helps to improve breathing problems.
  6.  Patient should take 1 teaspoon honey with 1 teaspoon of Indian bay leaf ( cinnamomum tamala) powder before going to bed at night as it helps in preventing asthmatic attack at night.
  7. Patient should make paste of Black resin, dates, long pippali (Piper Longum) and honey in equal quality. Take 1 teaspoonful of it in morning and evening with warm milk daily as it is helpful in asthmatic attack.
  8. Patient should take 10 cloves of garlic boiled with 30 ml of milk once a day to get relief from asthma.
  9. Patient should make powder of 2gms of dry ginger, Nutgrass, Cyperus rotundus and Bharangi and mix them in water to prepare a paste which should be taken with lukewarm water two times daily.
  10. Patient should take a teaspoon of fresh ginger juice mixed with a cup of fenugreek decoction and honey to taste as it is very helpful in asthma.

These all are the top Home Remedies for Asthma which can be simply done at home and asthmatic attack can be prevented easily at any time. As all these things are easily available at home.

Asthma Herbal Supplements-Diet and Home Remedies

Asthma is disease of respiratory tract disorder in which there is an obstruction of easy flow of air in lungs. Bronchial tubes are inflamed, obstructed and there is swelling in the inner surface. It is a chronic obstructive disorder of the airway of lungs. This causes breathing difficulties and wheezing. Due to exposure at work place to particular chemicals, dust asthma is becoming common these days. High risk includes occupation at mines, timber cutting, flour mills etc. There are various asthma herbal remedies which provide permanent relief from the disorder as natural remedies work on the root of the disease.

Asthma is classified depending upon-

  • Forced Expiratory Volume
  • Peak Respiratory Flow Rate

Asthma is of two types:

  • Atopic- Symptoms arise due to allergens.
  • Non- Atopic- Symptoms arise due to non-participated by allergens.

Asthma Herbal Supplements

Asthma according to Ayurveda:

  • Asthma is termed as Pranvaha Sroto Vikaar. It is caused by Vata prakopa and Kapha prakopa. Vata is mainly imbalanced by vitiating aahar(diet), dry foods, intake of cold water, excessive salts, heavy dinner, living in cold, dump or humid area. Kapha dosha gets imbalanced by diet and activities that leads to increase in Kapha are- heavy dietary foods, bananas, black grams, sour, non-vegetarian food.
  • As per Ayurveda, increase in Kaph dosha causes blockage of channels of respiratory system which leads to Vata dosha obstruction. This blocked Vata dosha moves in reverse direction. Vata dosha increases dryneses and the natural smooth passage of air gets disturbed. This disturbed pathway causes difficulties in breathing. There may be heavy breathing, interrupted breath, prolonged upward breathing, darkness behind the eyes.

Types of Asthma according to Ayurveda

  1. Santamak-Associated with fever and generally aggravated during night.
  2. Pratamak- due to physiological factors

Kshudra Shwasa- subsides by itself.

What are the symptoms of Asthma?

  1. Shortness of breath
  2. Coughing
  3. Wheezing
  4. Chest tightness

What are the causes of Asthma?

  1. Allergens
  2. Exercise/ Exertion- Due to heavy exercise, broncho constriction appears in the professional athletes and cyclists.
  3. Intake of aspirin for long time may induce respiratory tract disease.
  4. Alcohol is found inducing asthma in some persons.
  5. Hereditary- 40% patients have this reason for developing asthma.
  6. Intake of preserved foods
  7. Air irritants
  8. Smoke, strong odor, mosquito repellants
  9. Sudden changes in climate, trauma to chest, throat

Home Remedies to treat Asthma

  1. During attack rub nilgiri oil on chest and get fomentation, inhale mint and camphor.
  2. Boil black pepper, sunthi, cloves in water and take this decoction.
  3. Take 10 tulsi (Ocimum sanctum) leaves, add a pinch of turmeric, boil and take it.
  4. Take warm milk boiled with garlic at night before sleep.
  5. Paste of black resin, dates, long pepper, licorice must be taken with honey.
  6. Take licorice with ginger in warm water.
  7. Take a walk before sunrise for fresh air.
  8. Take a cup of fresh wheat grass juice.
  9. Nadishodhan Pranayam, deep breathing, Kapalbhati pranayam, pavanmuktaasan are recommended for asthma.

Diet for asthma Patient

  • Drink warm water
  • Avoid sour food, processed foods having preservatives, curd, rice, buttermilk, lentils, cheese, heavy foods like- bananas, over-eating.
  • Maintain a gap of an hour in between dinner and sleep.

Asthma herbal remedies:

  • There are various cases of asthma that are successfully cured by Planet Ayurveda. Planet Ayurveda offers uniqueAsthma herbal remedies which help to cure asthma naturally.
  • The allergies are usually caused due to imbalace in Vata(air) and Pitta(fire) . The imbalance in Air and Fire element lead to all types of allergies. The major principle of treatment of Allergy in Ayurveda is alleviation of Vata and expulsion of pitta from the system and restoring the balance

Asthma Herbal Supplements-Planet Ayurveda

Asthma Herbal Supplementsk

  • Curcumin
  • Tulsi
  • Praanrakshak Churna
  • Aller-G care.


  1. Tulsi capsules – 2 capsules thrice daily
  2. Curcumin Capsules – capsules thrice daily
  3. Allerg-G care capsules – 2 capsules thrice daily
  4. Praanrakshak Churna – 1-2 teaspoonful thrice, with plain water after meals

Product Description:

  • Praanrakshak Churna– It is a classical combination of special Anti-Allergy herbs. It is useful for all types of allergies and asthma.
  • Tulsi Capsules– Tulsi is worshipped all over india for its healing properties. It is an age old herbal remedy for cough, sore throat, allergies. People chew leaves of this herb to combat infection and cough. It’s very effective in viral flu, influenza and other acute respiratory tract infections. Tulsi has been found to be very effective herbal remedy for asthma as well.
  • Curcumin Capsules– It gives relief in asthma and even acts as a preventive measure for the further attacks. 2 Capsules twice daily are excellent herbal remedy for allergy of any type.
  • Aller-G Care pack of Planet Ayurveda is a blend of unique anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic herbs. Aller-G contains extracts of Haridra(Curcuma longa), Neem, Shirish and Ashwgandha. These herbs are helpful in controlling acute and chronic asthma conditions.
  • Aller-G Care– This product of Planet Ayurveda is useful in all types of allergies including pollen allergy.
  • Aller-G care capsules of Planet Ayurveda is purely a herbal formulation without any chemicals added to it. The ingredients are frequently used in Ayurvedic system of medicine since 5,000 B.C. without any side effects.

Herbs in Aller-G Care:

Herbs Used

  1. Haridra   Curcuma longa Extract      150 mg
  2. Neem           Azadirachta Indica     Extract    150 mg
  3. Shirish    Albezzia Lebbock      Extract    100 mg
  4. Ashwagandha   Withania Somnifera    Extract    100 mg

Other ailments like Chronic Rhinitis and Chronic Sinusitis also respond very well to this herbal formulation. Increased Eosinophils (allergic eosinophilea) responds very well to our Aller-G Care product. It can be used alone or with Pran rakshak Churna for added advantage, without any side effects. It does not have any contradictions nor does it have any side effects. It is a totally natural product for asthma and various other allergies.

All the products of Planet Ayurveda are safe, pure and effective. Chronic disease like asthma and all allergies can be completely cured by herbal remedies of Planet Ayurveda along with the recommended diet and by adopting some changes in lifestyle.