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Homeopathic Remedies for Asthma Attack-By Edterchelle Soriano

Homeopathic Remedies for Asthma Attack-By Edterchelle Soriano

Homeopathic Remedies for AsthmaBronchial asthma is a form of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. This condition is characterized by the presence of wheezing during exhalation. It occurs when the airway is obstructed. Thus, it will result into insufficient amount of oxygen that flows toward the lungs and will lead to an asthma attack.

There are several factors that can cause asthma attack. Among these are respiratory infections, exposure to allergens, air pollution, ingestion of non-hypoallergenic foods, and medications. The critical sign of asthma attack is shortness of breath. If someone suffers from asthma attack, he or she will need an immediate intervention. This will prevent the occurrence of impending death.

There are several homeopathic remedies that are proven to be effective for treating asthma. These remedies are commonly found in the medicine cabinet, kitchen, or backyard plants. Below are the natural remedies that can help relieve the symptoms of bronchial asthma.



This condiment is used for cooking foods. However, it also contains a potent natural compound that can help soothe the bronchioles. If someone suffers from asthma attack, he or she is suggested to cut at least 1 inch of ginger piece and add it in the boiling water. The solution must be steeped for 5 minutes. Afterwards, place the solution in a cup. Let it stay until it becomes cool. Gradually drink the solution. Additionally, raw gingers can be taken, as well. Others may suggest adding salt to neutralize the taste. It is also suggested to make a ginger juice and add honey. The solution must be taken in the morning and night.



One of the traditional remedy for asthma is honey. By inhaling the scents of honey may improve the breathing pattern. Honey contains ethereal oil and natural alcohol that are proven to relieve the symptoms of asthma. Ideally, anyone who suffers from asthma attack may use honey by adding it in the boiling water. The substances found in the honey are evenly distributed. The solution must be taken at least 3 times a day.



Lemons are used for treating asthma attack. To do this, one should squeeze the juice from the lemon. Put the juice in the water and add sugar. The amount of sugar will depend on anyone’s preferences. People who have asthma are known to have poor level of Vitamin C. Therefore, they need to eat foods or drink juices that are rich in Vitamin C. It also contains potent antioxidants that can help prevent the oxidation of free radicals.



This fruit is also known for its therapeutic effect for soothing the airway. It works as an expectorant. It loosens the thick and tenacious phlegm. The natural properties of fig are proven to alleviate the symptoms of bronchial asthma. To do this, anyone who has asthma should take at least 3 dried figs. Soak the figs in a glass of water. Let it stay for overnight. In the morning, take the figs out of the water. Drink the water but make sure to do this on an empty stomach. The natural nutrients that are found in the fig can be digested easily in the bloodstream.



This condiment is known for its anti-inflammatory effect. It has properties that can prevent the bronchial constriction. Thus, it will result into efficient amount of oxygen that can flow towards the lungs. It also contains sulfur that decreases the inflammation of the bronchus.

To do this, one should eat raw onions.

 For those who can’t tolerate the taste of onions, then they can cook the onions to minimize its extreme taste – By Edterchelle Soriano

In our next article we shall discuss about-Efficient Ways to Use a Metered Dose Inhaler for Adults with Asthma.

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  1. Jhigz Snow
    Jhigz Snow05-02-2014

    organic medicines are the safest medicine for me, do you have asthma medications list?

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      Home Remedies for Asthma

      The home remedies for asthma are as follows:

      Deep Breathing: Deep breathing helps to increase the amount of oxygen taken in by the lungs and thereby reduces the effect of congestion created by asthma. Normally, people breath in a shallow manner, and due to this, a large portion of the air remains in our lungs when we exhale. As a result, in the next breath when we inhale air, less space is available for fresh air to come in and our lungs receive less oxygen. On the other hand, during deep breathing, we evacuate our lungs while exhaling and a good amount of air comes in the lungs when we inhale fresh air. There are different variations of deep breathing, the most popular being Pranayam.

      Figs: Soak 3-4 dry figs after cleaning them properly in warm water overnight. Figs play a pivotal role in reducing the various symptoms of asthma attacks. They also help in curing the different symptoms associated with asthma.

      Lemon: Dilute the juice of 1 lemon in 1 glass water. Drink this mixture during meals. Lemon kills the germs, which are present in the mucus underlining the air vessels and works as an antiseptic.

      Indian Gooseberry: This is a medicinal tonic for curing asthma. Mix 5 grams of this in 1 tablespoon of honey to make a tonic. Take it every morning. Within six months, the prominent symptoms will be resolved.

      Roots of Bitter Gourd: Take a spoon of root paste and an equal amount of tulsi juice or honey. Consume once for 1 month at night. This works as a beneficial antiseptic.

      Drumstick Leaves: Prepare a soup of the bunch of leaves and 180ml water. Boil for 5 minutes. Let it cool and add seasoning, pepper and lemon juice for extra flavour.

      Garlic: Take 10 cloves and boil them in 30ml milk. This is for patients suffering from an early stage of asthma. You can drink hot ginger tea with 2 minced garlic cloves in morning as well as in the evening.

      Safflower: This is meant for bronchial asthma. Mix half a teaspoon of dry safflower seed powder with 1 tablespoon of honey. Take this mixture 1-2 times a day.

      Ginger: Make an expectorant by mixing 1 teaspoon of ginger juice, a 1 cup decoction of fenugreek, and honey, as per your taste. You can also make a remedy by mixing 1 tablespoon of fenugreek seeds in 1 cup of water. Drink this twice a day.

      Diet: Your diet must include fresh fruits, grains, green vegetables, seeds, and sprouts. You should avoid rice, lentils, curd, sugar, fried foods, coffee, tea, sauces, alcoholic beverages, processed foods, and condiment pickles.

      Fasts and Exercises: You can fast for once a week to relieve asthma issues. Breathe fresh air, do light exercise, and maintain healthy posture to avoid asthma attacks.

      Turmeric: Add a pinch of turmeric paste to 1 glass of water. This remedy is most effective on an empty stomach. It aids in reducing the mucous lining.

      Massage: Massage mustard oil with a bit of camphor on your chest to ease the congestion and blockage.

      Liquorice: This is an herb that works wonder as an antiviral, anti-inflammatory, and expectorant agent, as well as an immune stimulator. Thus, it plays an important role in reducing the symptoms of asthma.

      Reishi Mushroom: It can reduce allergies and is often used as an immune tonic.

      Cinnamon Powder: Mix 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon powder with 1 teaspoon of honey and consume it before sleeping.

      Milk with Butter: Take 1 glass of hot milk and add turmeric and lots of butter to cure congestion.

      Honey: Sip a hot water mix with one teaspoon of honey before going to bed. It effectively reduces the accumulated mucous lining.

      Hygiene: Maintain proper hygiene. Sleep in a clean bed. Use separate towels, bed sheets, pillows, and other items of daily use. Avoid dust, insects, pets, plants, and strong smells of perfumes, flowers, or chemical sprays. Keep yourself clean, bathe properly, and avoid catching cold. You should use warm water to bathe if you have a tendency to catch cold.


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