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Home Remedies for Asthma

Home Remedies for Asthma  

  1. Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B12 are very important nutrients to treat asthma decreasing the inflammation in the lungs.
  2. Vitamin C Is needed to fight infection, increase the amount of oxygen and reduce inflammation.
  3. Use ginkgo biloba, this herb contains ginkgolide B which is very helpful. Some studies indicate that ginkgo biloba reduces the frequency of asthma attacks.
  4. Mullein oil is used to fight respiratory congestion, is very important to make it as a tea for faster results.
  5. Pau d’arco is a natural antibiotic and reduces inflammation.
  6. In china a powerful mixture of herbs called Shuan Huang Lian is being used in hospitals to treat respiratory illness, very important to use this herb in asthma and acute bronchitis.
  7. If exercise triggers asthma attacks, cut back the amount of salt in your diet and take 2,000 mg. of Vitamin C one hour before your workout.
  8. Eat salmon 3 times a week and take salmon oil capsules.
  9. Drink coffee and Soft drinks with caffeine (colas), caffeine dilates the bronchial airways.
  10. Make a tea using:
    1. 2 tsp. powdered Indian root.
    2. 2 tsp. granulated echinacea root.
    3. 2 tsp. elecampane root. 2 cups of water.
    4. Mix all ingredients and let them set for 2 hours.
  11. To improve breathing make a tea with:
    • 1 quart boiling water.
    • 1 tsp. chamomile flowers.
    • 1 tsp. echinacea root.
    • 1 tsp. mullein leaves.
    • 1 tsp. passionflower leaves.
  12. Caffeine is known to dilate the bronchial airways.
  13. Turmeric powder (1 teasp.) in milk with honey 3 times. This is an old indian remedy.
  14. Mustard oil can be mixed with camphor and rubbed into the back of the chest
  15. Get the asthma patient to bend over a bowl of honey and breathe in the vapours for a few minutes until their breathing eases.
  16. Another one of the good asthma attack home remedies is to inhale from boiling water mixed with caraway seeds.
  17. Drink hot licorice root tea which has brewed for around 10 minutes.
  18. Try blending honey, lemon juice and radish, then heat for 20 minutes in a saucepan. Take one teaspoon daily.
  19. Mix one gram of ginger powder and one gram of black pepper in a teaspoon of molasses or honey
  20. To expel infected mucous from the lungs, regularly chew fennel.
  21. A good natural inhalant for asthma sufferers is a few drops of essential oil of juniper in hot water. Do not use undiluted directly on a handkerchief or the skin.