How To Cure Asthma Naturally At Home

Asthma is a common inflammatory disease of the airways of the lungs which causes breathing difficulties. It is usually long term and the complete recovery chances are quite low. However, you can take measures to avoid asthma attacks and keep it under control.


Cure asthma naturally at home


Causes Of Asthma

Asthma might be genetic but many environmental factors are also responsible for causing breathing difficulties which can lead to asthma. Asthma causes are different from person to person and might include these symptoms

  • Common colds, and other respiratory infections
  • Cold air
  • Air pollutants and other irritants such as smoke etc
  • Physical activity which induces asthma
  • House dust
  • Animal fur
  • Pollen in the air
  • Strong perfume smell
  • Obesity
  • Genetics
  • Lung infection in childhood
  • Allergy from certain foods like fish, eggs, peanuts etc
  • Premature birth


Symptoms Of Asthma 

Most of the people treat asthma as common cold or cough especially if their symptoms are not very severe. One should always look for these symptoms. Some common symptoms of asthma include

  • Chest tightness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Coughing – especially during night
  • Wheezing – a whistling sound when breathing.
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Coughing especially after exercise
  • Uneasiness while sleeping
  • Frequent colds/coughs


Home Remedies For Asthma

Asthma is such a disease which stays with a person life long. You should always consult a doctor if yo get severe asthma attacks. But doing these remedies might make your asthma stable and you won’t probably need to use you inhaler or visit your doctor. Here are some of them

1. Figs 

Figs for asthmaFigs play a vital role in reducing various symptoms of asthma attacks. Make a habit of eating figs in the morning. This will keep you away from various diseases.

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Take around 5 figs and soak them in warm water overnight. The next morning drink the water and eat the soaked figs. This will give you much relief from asthma.


2. Eucalyptus Oil

Eucalyptus oil for asthmaEucalyptus oil has got decongestant properties. And so it is also an effective treatment for asthma. Studies show that it has got a chemical called eucalyptol which helps break up the mucus.

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Take paper towel and put a few drops of eucalyptus oil on it. Put this paper towel right next to you when sleeping. The aroma coming out from this will give you a good night’s sleep. Also you can put two to three drops of  eucalyptus oil in a pot of boiling water and breathe in the steam. Take deep breaths in the steam for quick recovery.


3. Garlic With Ginger Tea

Garlic with ginger tea for asthmaThe antibacterial property of garlic makes it an excellent medicine. One of the tastiest ways to consume garlic is to have it with milk. Garlic milk offers many health benefits and is an excellent way to cure asthma.

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Take around 3 cloves of garlic and chop them. Now take one teaspoon chopped garlic and add it to one cup of boiling hot water. Now add the chopped garlic in ginger tea and drink it every morning and evening.This recipe works like medicine and is also beneficial for overall health.


4. Mustard Oil And Camphor

Mustard oil with camphor Mustard oil is a great tonic for human body and it has got unlimited medicinal properties as well.  When you are suspect or having an asthma attack, massage with mustard oil, as it helps clear the respiratory passages. And also restores normal breathing.

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Heat some mustard oil with a little camphor. Now transfer it in a bowl. Allow it to cool down a little bit. When it has cooled down, but slightly warm, gently rub it on the chest, ribs and upper back of the body. Now massage for a few minutes. You have to do this remedy several times a day until the symptoms subside.


5. Turmeric 

Turmeric water for asthmaTurmeric has anti-inflammatory properties which helps to clear the mucus in the lungs and soothes the irritation or the inflammation caused by the blockage of airways.

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Add one pinch of turmeric to one glass of water. This remedy is more effective on empty stomach. So it is better to drink it in the morning before breakfast. It helps in reducing the mucous and eases the breathing difficulties.






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