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Home Remedies for Asthma

What is Asthma?

Asthma is a chronicDeposit of phlegm in throat may leads to coughing and it is also a sign of asthma (long term) lung disease that inflames and narrows the airways. Asthma attacks are brought by the spasms of the smooth muscles that lie in the walls of the smaller bronchi and bronchioles, causing the passage ways to close partially.

Asthma symptoms are caused primarily due to constriction, tightening of muscles, surrounding the airways and inflammation, soreness, swelling, and irritation of the airways in the lungs.

The exact cause of asthma is not yet known. Researchers believe that it occurs due to genetic and environmental factors.

Natural Home Remedies for Asthma

Application of remedies can prove beneficial for asthma and can help in managing the condition effectively.

  • Take a steam inhalation of eucalyptus or lavender essential oils. It is one of the common natural treatments for asthma.
  • Boil eight to ten cloves of garlic in half cup of milk and drink it at night. It is very beneficial at an early stage of asthma.
  • Boil four to five cloves in 125 ml water, add one teaspoon of honey. Consume the mixture for twice or thrice a day, it is one of the best home remedies of asthma.
  • A teaspoonful of turmeric powder with a glass of milk is recommended. It is a highly beneficial natural remedy for asthma.
  • Mix mustard oil with some camphor and massage it over the chest. This will help in loosening phlegm and help in breathing.
  • Soak one teaspoon of fenugreek seeds overnight in one cup of water. Strain it and add one teaspoon each of honey and ginger juice, drink the solution twice a day.
  • Mix one gram each of dry ginger powder and black pepper in one teaspoon of molasses of honey. Consume the mixture; it is one of the simple and effective asthma remedies.
  • Add a teaspoon of honey in like warm water, and drink it. It is very efficient in removing phlegm from the throat.
  • For temporary relief from asthmatic attacks, mix some leaves of holy basil with black pepper and eat them.
  • Make a mixture by adding 2/3 glass of carrot juice and 1/3 of spinach juice. Take it twice or thrice a day. It is a beneficial natural treatment for asthma.
  • Steaming ginger tea with minced garlic cloves should be taken twice a day. This is one of the simplest asthma natural remedy.

These useful and simple home remedies for asthma are economical, easy to apply and have no side effects.

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