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Home remedies for asthma

Know how you can alter your breathing problems caused by asthma with these home remedies. Here are few home remedies for asthma.

Home Remedies By Onlymyhealth Staff WriterDec 11, 2013

Curing Asthma with Home Remedies

Asthma is a respiratory condition which is marked by attacks of spasm in the bronchi of the lungs. This causes difficulty in breathing and is connected with some sort of an allergic reaction or other forms of hypersensitivity. If you would like to treat it sitting at home, then here is a guide for you.

Ginger and Garlic

Ginger and garlic are both found to be beneficial in the treatment of asthma. In the early stages of asthma you should consume 30 ml hot milk along with garlic. This mixture should be boiled.  In addition, two buds of ginger garlic mixed in hot tea in the morning and evening can also be used to control asthma.

Honey

Honey is considered beneficial for the treatment of asthma. Honey fixes mucus, which is troublesome for asthma. If you get an asthma attack you can benefit from smelling honey. In addition, by three times a day drinking a glass of warm water mixed with honey definitely helps your asthma.

Fenugreek

Fenugreek is helpful in restoring allergies and is very good for you body. Take some of these fenugreek seeds in a glass of water and boil it until the water reaches above than a third. Mix the water with honey and ginger juice and drink it every morning and evening.  You will definitely benefit for this.

Dried figs

Fig is a fruit which is very sweet when tasted; these are extremely good for your health. You should leave dry figs soaked in hot water and leave it overnight, and consume this on an empty stomach before you eat anything. This will loosen the mucus from the respiratory tract and exit the deposits, finally relieving you from the infection.

Oil Massage

If you have asthma then you should massage mustard oil mixed with camphor on your chest and spine. Then you should also take a steam bath shortly after this. You will see that you are much relieved from asthma just in a few days.

Breathing exercises

Deep breathing exercises such as buteyko technique and diaphragmatic breathing guards against hyperventilation. Besides relieving asthma symptoms, breathing exercise helps in body strengthening.

Vegan diet for asthma relief

A study conducted at Shou University in Taiwan suggested that a vegan diet reduces asthma flare-ups drastically. Green leafy vegetables and fruits are also high in anti-oxidants prevent narrowing of bronchial arteries besides healing the inflammation caused in the lungs due to allergic reactions.

Massaging mustard oil with camphor

Combine mustard oil and camphor. Massage the mixture on your chest to loosen the phlegm in your respiratory system. Image source : getty

Inhale steam

Breathing steam  helps open breathing airways and to loosen up the phlegm. Image source : Getty

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