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Natural Asthma Treatment with Diet & Home Remedies

Asthma is chronic long term inflammatory disease of lungs which causes inflammation in airways (bronchial tubes). It is long term disorder with breathing difficulties that range from mild to life-threatening.

The airways are tubes that carry air into and out of your lungs. People who are suffering from asthma have inflamed airways. The inflammation makes the airways swollen.

natural treatment for asthma

Person who are suffering from asthma, the wall of airway or bronchial tube gets swollen and smooth muscles become tightened, so lungs get less air. It makes difficulty in breathing.

Asthma is a type of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

People of any age group can affect from it. However it is most detected in children.

Cause of Asthma

  • It is not clear that why some people get asthma and others do not, but it is may be due to environmental and genetic (inherited) factors.

Symptoms of Asthma

Asthma symptoms vary from person to person.

  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest tightness or pain
  • sleeping Trouble caused by shortness of breath, coughing or wheezing
  • A wheezing sound when exhaling.
  • Pus like sputum
  • Coughing especially early in the morning and at night.

Due to over consumption of kaphaj aahara, vihara (dietry and life style habits) for example heavy intake of cold  heavy food items, no work out, sleeping during day etc. Cause impairment in kapha dosha (physical energy in the body). This causes of narrowing of wind pipe.

Home Remedies for Asthma

Best food for treating asthma

  • Asthma reduces with healthy diet supplements, having antioxidants and nutrients to reduce environmental toxins. It controls inflammatory responses. Some of the most beneficial foods need to be include in your asthma diet are:

Carotenoids food

  • Carotenoids are the basis of vitamin A. Asthma frequency can be correlates with lowering of vitamin A, so increase intake of vitamin A rich food like sweet potatoes, carrots, leafy vegetable and berries is helpful.

Folate (vitamin B9)

  • Folate reduces allergic reactions and inflammation. It is capable of lowering wheezing.

Vitamin E and vitami C foods

  • Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant and helps detoxify the body, that is why many researches suggest that consuming more vitamin C foods reduce wheezing and inflammation.

High fibrous food

  • Whole grains, nuts, beans, seeds and raw vegetables are having abundance of fiber that keeps bowel clear and manages asthma effectively.

Omega 3 foods

  • Omega-3 foods help to lower the asthma symptoms because they reduce airway inflammation and immune system. Omega-3 is mostly found in oily fish.

Herbs-Natural remedies for Asthma Treatment

  • A number of herbs have been used for the treatment of asthma as natural remedies. Let us have a look!

Garlic

  • Garlic has been used as a natural herb to manage many diseases, mainly it is very good remedy for anti inflammatory diseases.
  • As asthma is inflammatory disease so garlic is really helpful to provide relief in asthma.

How to Use

  • Take 10-11 cloves of garlic
  • Boil it in a glass of milk mixed with water, till it is left 1/4th of it.
  • Try it for a month regularly.

Ginger

  • Ginger is also known to decrease asthma symptoms. It has anti-inflammatory and immune boosting properties. Moreover ginger is also used to treat digestive disorders that helps to keep bowels clear. Ginger is well known herb

Turmeric

  • Turmeric contains curcumin as its pure extract and active compound and it reduces inflammation. It is beneficial for hay fever, bronchitis and lung problems. It is very safe and effective natural remedy.

Honey

Honey makes the immune system strong and help to protect against respiratory infections, cold, and flu, which can worsen asthma. Honey reduces coughing and congestion.

Ayurvedic treatment for Asthma

Planet Ayurveda offers the best combination of some natural herbs or herbal remedies as Asthma care pack for asthmatic patients. Our Planet Ayurveda Doctor and experts team prepared using best quality of herbs and follow principles of Ayurveda. This Asthma care pack is free from chemicals and preservatives. This pack is purely vegetarian and natural and can be used without any side effects.

Asthma Care Pack

Dosage

  • Aller-G care – take 2 capsules with lukewarm water daily after meal, twice.
  • PRANRAKSHAK – take daily 1 tsp. with honey or lukewarm water after meals, twice
  • Tulsi Capsules– take daily 2 capsules with lukewarm water after meal, twice.

Product description:

1. Aller-G care- Aller-G care has great combination of Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), Neem (Azadirachta indica), Haridra (Curcuma longa) and Shirish (Albizia lebbeck).This natural product can be consumed as a dietary supplement. These herbs are very effective for asthma and other respiratory problems. This helps to boost up immune system and fight asthma symptoms.

2. Pranrakshak Churna

Pranrakshak is wonderful natural herbal formulation in the form of powder by Planet Ayurveda.  It helps to treat chronic situation of bronchial asthma, breathlessness and sinusitis. It has anti microbial and anti allergic features. It is a mixture of six ingredients such as

  • Shirish(Albizia lebbeck)
  • Vasa(Adhatoda vasica)
  • Anantamool(Tylophora asthmatica)
  • Dalchini(Cinnamomum zeylanica)
  • Bharangi(clerodandrum serratum)
  • Madhuyashti(Glycirrhiza glabra)

3. Tulsi Capsules

  • The scientific name of Tulsi is Oscimum sanctum. Tulsi capsules of planet Ayurveda are pure extract of best quality of Tulsi. They are packed with 100%vegetarian capsule shells.
  • This Ayurvedic treatment for Asthma is wonderful source of relieving sign and symptoms.

Opt for these herbal remedies for asthma on regular basis and manage your asthma up to a great extent.

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.