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Ayurveda - Asthma [Shwas rog] treatment

Ayurvedic Treatment for Asthma:

A]Treatment During attacks - Apply warm 'Til tail' over chest and back .Apply fomentation
Take 'sunth powder'1/4 tea spoon+'Kali mirch' 6+'Kala namak 1/4 teaspoon+ 5 leaves of 'Tulsi' Boil this mixture in 200 ml water reducing it to 50 ml. Filter and sip it.
B] Treatment in between Attacks - 'Rasayan -chikitsa is advocated for'Pranvaha shrotasa'(Respiratory system). For example -1] 'Vardhaman pippali rasayana.'
2] Take 'Agastiprash' - 2 tsf daily.

Top Ayurvedic Remedies for Treating Asthma

Name of Medicine Dose Time Anupan
Dashmoolarishtam 15ml After lunch and dinner Equal quantity of warm water
SitopaladiChurna y 2gm 3-4 times/day With hone
KantakariAvaleha Followed by warm water 5-10 gms After lunch and dinner with warm water
VasaAvaleha 5-10 gms After lunch and dinner with warm water
Chyavanprash 5 gm morning Followed by warm water
Shwaskutharras 125 to 250 mg After lunch and dinner With honey or warm water
Mahalaxmivilas rasa 125 to 250 mg After lunch and dinner With honey or warm water
TrikatuChurna 1 to 2 gm After Lunch and dinner With Honey
These medicines can be used in various combinations. Medicines to be taken only with Ayurved doctors advice as the dosage and choice of medicine depends on the patients prakriti, stage of the disease, etc.

Ayurvedic Lung Tonic - Make paste of Black resin,dates, long pippali and honey,in equal quantity. Take one teaspoonful of it morning and evening with warm milk.

Panchakarma especially 'Vaman' is advocated before rainy season

Simple Home Remedies :

  • Express the juice from garlic. Mix 10 to 15 drops in warm water and take internally for asthma relief.
  • Mix, onion juice ¼ cup, honey 1 tablespoon and black pepper 1/8 tablespoon.
  • Mix licorice and ginger together. Take ½ tablespoon in 1 cup of water for relief from asthma.
  • Drink a glass of 2/3 carrot juice, 1/3 spinach juice, 3 times a day .
  • Add 30-40 leaves of Basil in a liter of water, strain the leaves and drink the water throughout the day effective for asthma.

Read more about Asthma - *Asthma Yoga Therapy
*Tamakshwas(Asthma)-Virechan Chikitsa
Anil Popat writes - Deep breathing can help. Banana also may not suite to some people. Emotions also play a role.
Kiran Singal writes - for me its excellent as i m fed up of giving nebulisation to my children and taking rotocaps and inhalers myself .moreover with little effect now . i used another remedy: heat desi ghee 1 tsp with 12 black pepper-till it start popping up.remove from flame immediately.let it cool down . now add 1 tsp powdered misri to it -- teke this mixture in morning and at night do not eat or dring 1 hr before and after.for 2-3 days i use it myself,its really very effective