Asthma causes difficulty in breathing. It can be of two forms: acute or chronic. The asthma attack occurs when the air flow in the lungs is obstructed. It is usually triggered by allergies, respiratory infections, air pollution, weather conditions, sulfites in food, etc. There are medical treatments for asthma. But following are some natural remedies that may be helpful.
It is a natural treatment for asthma. Ginger helps to decrease the airway inflammation and prevents airway contraction. It also enhances muscle relaxant effects of asthma drugs. You can add one teaspoon of ground ginger in one and a half cups of water and drink a small portion of it every night.
During an asthma attack, if you massage with mustard oil, it will clear the respiratory passages, so that you can start breathing normally. You should warm the mustard oil and rub it on the chest and upper back.
Garlic can help clear congestion in your lungs, especially during the early stages of asthma.You can boil two or three cloves in one-quarter cup of milk and drink it every day.
Coffee can help control asthma attacks. Hot coffee can relax and clear the airways to help you breathe properly. You will get better results by drinking strong coffee. So, you can drink one or two cups of black coffee a day to reduce your asthma attacks.
All these natural ingredients can be easily found at home. Take them regularly and you will find positive results with your asthma attacks.