Home remedies for Asthma

Asthma is a chronic respiratory problem that causes difficulty in breathing. There is improper exchange of gases due to inflammation of the bronchial tubes. Asthma attack can get triggered due to an allergen. Most people suffering from asthma suffer from attacks of asthma during the rainy season or during the month of March and April when number of allergens increase in the environment. Some people suffer asthma attacks due to food allergies. Thus, there are different factors that can aggravate the symptoms of asthma. Asthma herbal remedies provide safe and long lasting relief. Herbs are safe and boosts up the immune system to provide relief from recurrent asthma attacks.

Signs and Symptoms of asthma

People suffering from asthma may experience different symptoms. Signs and symptoms of asthma depend upon the condition of a person. Important signs and symptoms of asthma are:

  • There is productive cough that gets aggravated when a person comes in contact with the allergen or during a change in weather. There is secretion of mucus from the mucous membranes.
  • There is a typical wheezing sound when a person coughs. It gets aggravated in the morning and at night. A person feels better during the day.
  • There is tightness in the chest and a person may grasp the chest when coughing. There is a feeling of tight band around the chest. Breathlessness occurs commonly while speaking or moving.
  • A person may suffer from asthmatic attach due to loss of sleep or due to mental stress.
  • There is extreme weakness and tiredness and a person is not able to walk even for short distances. There is pain in the chest when walking.
  • Breathing is quite difficult and a person cannot sit inside a congested room. Generally, such people like fresh air.

People suffering from asthma can also try home remedies to get instant relief from asthmatic attacks. Home remedies are safe and may be used regularly to boost up the immune system and for preventing respiratory allergies and infections. Important home remedies are:

  • In a glass of milk add a pinch of turmeric powder and keep it for boiling. Drink it daily two times for getting rid of asthma. It boosts up the immune system.
  • Boil 5-6 cloves in a glass of water and add one teaspoon of honey to the water. Drink it every day to reduce congestion and secretion of mucus from the lungs.
  • In a glass of water add half a teaspoon of ginger juice, a pinch of black pepper and one teaspoon of honey. Take this water daily at least two times to get relief from cough.
  • Drink warm fluids often and avoid drinking cold drinks. Warm drinks give relief from congestion and reduce asthma attacks.
  • Boil a few basil leaves in a glass of water and add one teaspoon of ginger juice and one teaspoon of honey to the water and drink it every day to get relief.
  • Boil fenugreek seeds in a glass of water and add one teaspoon of lemon juice and one teaspoon of honey. Drink this decoction after straining. It provides immediate relief from an asthma attack.
  • Boil a few drumstick leaves in water and add one teaspoon of honey and ginger juice. Take this remedy daily to get rid of asthma attacks.