Excessive soiling and pollution has made breathing more difficult and has led to an increasing number of asthma patients worldwide. The chronic condition causes recurring periods of wheezing, tightness in the chest, shortness of breath and coughing. If you have asthma and are planning to leave your favorite city, especially during Diwali, to avoid contamination, think again. Try some of the natural home remedies to relieve the symptoms of asthma.
Here are some natural remedies that can help you breathe easy:
Garlic is a type of onion genus that has been shown to be beneficial in the treatment of many diseases due to its anti-inflammatory properties. Garlic helps eliminate constipation in the lungs and is an excellent way to quickly relieve the symptoms of asthma. It also reduces the inflammation of the respiratory tract. If you are using the traditional medicinal system, it is recommended to eat three garlic cloves cooked in milk.
Garlic, along with apple cider vinegar and honey, is a remedy for it. The combination dilutes the mucus and makes the lungs less clogged, which makes breathing easier. Take two cloves every morning before breakfast with a teaspoon of vinegar and a teaspoon of honey.
It contains components such as gingerols and zingerones, which have anti-inflammatory properties. The antioxidant nature of ginger helps cleanse the harmful chemicals that are produced by the body. It relieves the mental stress that leads to asthma. In addition, it helps to reduce inflammation and swelling of the respiratory tract. Ginger inhibits airway contraction and normalizes the airways to allow proper breathing.
There are many ways to incorporate ginger into your diet, but the best way is to wash a piece of ginger and cut or crush it into small pieces to get the juice. Mix with salt and consume regularly for best results.
Turmeric is also known for its healing properties. This phytochemical is useful as a complementary therapy for the relief of asthma. It modulates the inflammatory response of the body and relieves inflammation of the respiratory tract. You can drink a teaspoon of turmeric powder in a glass of hot milk and repeat this three times a day.
Did you know that caffeine acts as a bronchodilator in coffee and opens the narrowed airways? Caffeine is said to be similar to theophylline, a component of a bronchodilator that opens the airways in the lungs. Then you can find some relief by drinking hot coffee.
It is one of the most common ingredients in a many cough and cold remedies. It is also considered one of the most natural remedies for respiratory problems. Honey contains alcohol and other oils that help relieve the symptoms of asthma. It helps to clear mucus from the pharynx and allow you to sleep better. You can mix a teaspoon with a glass of hot water and drink two or three times a day.
It is also called black cumin oil. Its anti-inflammatory properties are beneficial in the treatment of asthma. It is also used to treat bronchitis. You can put half a teaspoon of Kalonji oil (Nigella seed oil) and a teaspoon of honey in a cup of hot water and drink before breakfast and once again after dinner, for best results.
With allergies that affect the health of many of us, asthma is a common disease today. It is important that we take corrective action to reduce their impact on our lifestyle.
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