Asthma or Bronchial Asthma, is a condition of swelling and inflammation of respiratory system or breathing track. The swollen glands produce excessive mucous, making inhaling of air or beathing difficult. If in minor form, it may not make breathing much difficult but in chronic form it may be threatening to life or may make life very difficult. Difficulty in breathing, chest pain, coughing, wheezing & pain are the commonly observed symptoms. Asthma symptoms become worse during night. Also even a slight exercise may worsen it’s symptoms. Asthma may be genetic &/or caused by environmental factors, particularly the air pollution. Allergies of different kinds also play a major role.
Bronchitis refers to an infectious disease with coughing up mucous, breath shortness, discomfort of chest, wheezing etc. In acute bronchitis, the patient may have chronic cough which may last for three weeks or so.
Following domestic remedies may be applied to cure bronchitis , mild Asthma and miraculous relief in chronic Asthma.
1.Take one teaspoonful fine powder of Dalchini (Cinnamon) , add half teaspoonful pure natural honey in a glass bowl, rub vigorously for 5 minutes, so as to make it an uniform homogenous mixture. Lick it slowly, mixing saliva well. Followed by one cupful lukewarm water, that too slowly.
If pure honey is not available, pure chemical free jaggery (Gud) may be taken. Rub jaggery with cinnamon powder vigorously for 5 minutes, and then lick it slowly, followed by one cupful lukewarm water.
2..Take onion juice and honey 2 teaspoonfuls each, mix well and lick slowly, twice a day; it wll also cure cough, hoarseness & related problems.
3.Take one teaspoonful Ajwain (carom) and quarter teaspoonfull black pepper. hammer/Grind & mix well and take with lukewarm water twice a day.
4.Take one black pepper and cover in a big fleshy leaf of Dambael (Tylophora Indica) , chew it empty stomach in the morning for a week, like paan (betel leaf), keep on swallowing the juice & extract and finally spit out the remaining pulp.
5. koot (tamp) 6 cloves, and boil in a cup of water for 5 minutes, allow to cool down to lukewarm and add two teaspoonful honey, sip slowly twice a day. It will cure cough too.
6. Take pure Bhimseni Kapoor (Camphor) 0.350 Gms.(One third of a Gram or 350 mg.) and Bandhani Heeng (Asfoetida) 0.350 Gms. mix well, make mixture and keep in mouth for some time daily for a fortnight only. Care must be taken to move this mixture in mouth or else it may create tiny blister in mouth.
Coconut oil & camphor (kapoor) mixture may be applied on chest during night.
Strictly avoid inhaling air/ breathing through mouth.