Can Ayurveda Cure Asthma? Learn From The Expert

Ayurveda techniques help to bring the body into a more balanced state if someone suffers from asthma. Read ahead to know them.

Written by: Tanya Srivastava Updated at: 2022-05-25 15:27

Asthma is a very common lung disease which makes it difficult for air to move in and out of a person’s lungs. It is a chronic disease and can be very fatal at times. The airways of the lungs become swollen due to the disease of asthma in the person suffering thereby making them more sensitive to the environment. Factors such as pollen, dust, cold, and/or viral infections might worsen the effects of asthma from otherwise mild to severe. These symptoms if and when worsened can cause asthma attacks which can be extremely fatal. Unfortunately, there hasn’t been any cure of asthma till now but through proper medication and management, asthma could be controlled well and still. Therefore, letting that a person live an easy, normal, and healthy life.

Symptoms of Asthma

  • Tightness in the chest
  • Coughing 
  • Difficulty in breathing 
  • A whistling sound while inhaling and exhaling

In an exclusive interaction with OnlyMyHealth editorial team Ms Neha Premjee, Ayush Certified Yoga practitioner elucidates that asthma can be very difficult to handle at times and hence can cause a lot of problems in the daily lives of people who are suffering. It is severely difficult to endure through the pain and asthma symptoms are relatively very easy to get triggered. Therefore, it is extremely to take care of yourself and your loved ones who suffer from asthma. Fortunately, Ayurveda has brought a lot of options through which a person’s symptoms could be kept in check and they can find relief from the effects of asthma.  Ayurveda treatments are holistic in nature and do not cause any harmful side effects or health problems for the individual. Below listed are some ingredients which will help in providing a better lifestyle to the person suffering.

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Ayurveda Herbs To Cure Asthma

Ayurveda techniques help to bring the body into a more balanced state. Some of these techniques include: 

  • Yoga
  • Consuming natural and anti-asthmatic herbs 
  • Keeping a clean regular diet and lifestyle  
  • Different breathing exercises 

Here are the list of some of the herbs which will easily cure asthma and are easily available in the kitchens throughout India and other countries as well: 

Also Read: 5 Exercises To Cure Asthma And Breathing Problems

  1. Licorce: The licorice root has been used for many decades to treat breathing related problems in children. It has been used to restore and help in calming the breathing passageways which helps immensely in the case of asthma. 
  2. Tulsi: This leaf helps in colds, coughs and helps to keep the effect of environmental factors in check. 
  3. Ginkgo Biboba: Ginkgo is one of the oldest herbs to ever exist in today’s world. It helps to induce anti-PAF which in turn helps in the cure of asthma, allergic reactions, etc. Studies show that it has helped in reducing hypersensitivity in asthma patients. 
  4. Turmeric: Turmeric is a natural antiseptic ingredient and can help in preventing virus and bacteria to harm a person. It has proven to control asthma symptoms as well. It is anti-inflammatory in chronic diseases hence helps to reduce inflammation. 
  5. Cloves : Cloves help in reducing the symptoms. Essential oil extracted from cloves is very helpful for those suffering from chronic bronchial asthma. 
  6. Herbal Tea: Tea made with the mixture of clove, ajwain, pepper, tulsi, ginger is very much beneficial for asthmatic sufferers. 
  7. Panchakarma : Panchakarma detoxifies the body and is known as 5 karmas of treatment through the use of herbs, oils, milk, and other ingredients. 
  8. Mustard Oil: Massaging with mustard oil acts as a natural antibiotic from diseases.


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