Healing power of Herbs for curing Asthma
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Asthma, Greek word means "panting". It is a common chronic inflammatory disease in wider population across countries these days. Certain herbs have the healing power to control Asthma.

Asthma, Greek word means "panting". It is a common chronic inflammatory disease in wider population across countries these days. Certain herbs have the healing power to control Asthma.

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  • 1. Presented by Dr. Sudhakar Kokate Director PPRC, India
  • 2. Asthma  Ancient time known as “Shwasa” meaning disease pertaining to breathing or respiration  Asthma is a lung disease  Elaborate description available from the earliest times PPRC/INDIA 01
  • 3. Asthma  Classification according to Ayurveda: 1. Kshudra shwasa 2. Maha shwasa 3. Urdhva shwasa 4. Chhinna shwasa 5. Tamak shwasa PPRC/INDIA 02
  • 4. Kshudra shwasa  Because of vititation of air in the alimentary tract  Not much pain involved & Easily curable  Doesn’t interfere in food course or breathing  Doesn’t disturb the sensory organs  Not much harmful to the body as compared to other types  In allopath such conditions are grouped under exertional dyspnoea PPRC/INDIA 03
  • 5. Maha shwasa  Caused by disturbance in respiratory movement of air  Patient feels great obstruction in respiration  Breathes without break with a very loud and long stertore  Voluntary control disappears, wheezing audible sounds called as major dyspnoea in Ayurveda PPRC/INDIA 04
  • 6. Maha shwasa  Patient looses all senses of understanding and knowledge. Restless look in eyes, distorted voice going into semi-comatose condition  According to allopathy the wheezing sound is similar to that of the heart, kidney and brain disorders PPRC/INDIA 05
  • 7. Urdhva shwasa  Expiration prolonged, insignificant inspiration  Mouth and respiratory tract get obstructed with cough  Eyes turn upwards and restless  Severe pain and person suffers from delusions and senselessness PPRC/INDIA 06
  • 8. Urdhva shwasa  According to Ayurveda this condition is harmful  According to Allopathy, such condition is found in pneumonia, lung abcesses, gangrene, acute inflammation in lungs, epilepsy. PPRC/INDIA 07
  • 9. Chhinna shwasa  Depressed breathing system  Person breathes with great difficulty and full force with interruption  Person suffers from constipation, excessive sweating, repeated fainting, burning and retention of urine, eyes full of tears, unconsciousness, dry mouth  According to allopathy this is interrupted respiratory dyspnoea PPRC/INDIA 08
  • 10. Tamaka shwasa  Two types: Pratamaka and Santamaka  Febrile dyspnoea appears in a person with fever and fainting  Santamaka, cardiac asthma greatly aggravates during night  Person feels submerged in a sea of darkness PPRC/INDIA 09
  • 11. Asthma  Chronic disease  Long term disease that has no cure  Asthma – Greek word “Panting” common inflammatory disease  Cause: Genetic and environmental factors  2011…..235-330 million people suffered from asthma world wide PPRC/INDIA 10
  • 12. Asthma  250,000 – 345,000 people die every year  Adult women suffer more than men  Asthma affects:  7% population in U.S.  5% population in U.K., Canada, Australia  14 – 15% population in New Zealand PPRC/INDIA 11
  • 13. History of Asthma  Ancient Egypt – Asthma treated by drinking incense mixture called ‘Kyphi’  Hippocrates circa 450 B.C. – Greek word ‘Panting’ for this specific respiratory problem  1873 – Pathophysiology of disease known  1880 – Use of intravenous doses of ‘Pilocarpin’ for treatment PPRC/INDIA 12
  • 14. History of Asthma  1886 – Dr. F. H. Bosworth theorized relation between asthma and hay fever  1905 – Use of epinephrine for treatment  1950 – Use of oral corticosteroids in treatment  1960 – Wide use of inhaled corticosteroids PPRC/INDIA 13
  • 15. Practice parameters  Allergy testing  Anaphylaxis  Drug allergy  Food allergy  Immunodeficiency  Skin allergy PPRC/INDIA 14
  • 16. Asthma triggers  Organic compounds  Formaldehyde exposure  Dust mites cockroaches  Animal dander  Mold  Certain viral respiratory infections  Respiratory syncytial PPRC/INDIA 15
  • 17. Asthma triggers  Virus and rhinovirus  Cigarette smoke, Pets, Aspirin  Smoking during pregnancy  Environmental chemicals  Environmental pollution  Traffic pollution  High ozone levels PPRC/INDIA 16
  • 18. Symptoms  Wheezing, shortness of breath  Chest tightness, coughing  Symptoms worse at night, early mornings  Also exposure to cold air or triggers PPRC/INDIA 17
  • 19. Associated diseases  Gastro oesophageal reflex disc  Rhino sinusitis  Obstructive sleep apnea PPRC/INDIA 18
  • 20. Medicines for Asthma Two types:  Long term and quick relief  Quick relief or rescue device nebulize 1-2 times / mouth PPRC/INDIA 19
  • 21. Long term medicine  Cromolyn  Omalizumab (anti-Ig E)  Beta 2 agonists  Leukotriene modifiers  Theophylline PPRC/INDIA 20
  • 22. Rescue medicine  Beta 2 agonists  Inhaled short acting Rule: Quick relief medicines shouldn’t be used / prescribed in place of long term control medicines or medicines that doesn’t reduce inflammation PPRC/INDIA 21
  • 23. PPRC/INDIA 22
  • 24. Classification of drugs Based on Mechanism of action 1 Bronchodilatory activity 2 Mast cell stabilizing activity 3 Anti-allergic activity 4 Anti-inflammatory activity 5 Inhibiting interleukins (ILs) biosynthesis 6 Inhibiting leukotrienes (LTs) biosynthesis 7 Inhibiting platelet activating factor 8 Ability to inhibit lipoxygenase PPRC/INDIA 23
  • 25. 1 Plants having Bronchodilatory activity PPRC/INDIA 24
  • 26. Adhatoda vasica PPRC/INDIA 25
  • 27. Albizzia lebbeck PPRC/INDIA 26
  • 28. Ammi visnaga PPRC/INDIA 27
  • 29. Artemisia caerulescens PPRC/INDIA 28
  • 30. Belamcanda chinensis PPRC/INDIA 29
  • 31. Benincasa hispida PPRC/INDIA 30
  • 32. Cissampelos sympodialis PPRC/INDIA 31
  • 33. Clerodendron serratum PPRC/INDIA 32
  • 34. Coleus forskohlii PPRC/INDIA 33
  • 35. Elaeocarpus sphaericus PPRC/INDIA 34
  • 36. Galphimia glauca PPRC/INDIA 35
  • 37. Ocimum sanctum PPRC/INDIA 36
  • 38. Picrorhiza kurroa PPRC/INDIA 37
  • 39. Tylophora asthmatica PPRC/INDIA 38
  • 40. Vitex negundo PPRC/INDIA 39
  • 41. Rosmarinus officinalis PPRC/INDIA 40
  • 42. Curcuma longa PPRC/INDIA 41
  • 43. Drimys winteri PPRC/INDIA 42
  • 44. Ephedra sinica PPRC/INDIA 43
  • 45. Gleditsia sinensis Lam. PPRC/INDIA 44
  • 46. Caesalpinia bonduc PPRC/INDIA 45
  • 47. 2 Plants having Mast cell stabilizing activity PPRC/INDIA 46
  • 48. Achyranthes aspera PPRC/INDIA 47
  • 49. Azadirachta indica PPRC/INDIA 48
  • 50. Bacopa monnieri PPRC/INDIA 49
  • 51. Drymaria cordata PPRC/INDIA 50
  • 52. Cassia alata PPRC/INDIA 51
  • 53. Citrus unshiu PPRC/INDIA 52
  • 54. Hi-chum s. glabrescence PPRC/INDIA 53
  • 55. 3 Plants having Anti-allergic activity PPRC/INDIA 54
  • 56. Desmodium adscendens PPRC/INDIA 55
  • 57. Solanum melongena PPRC/INDIA 56
  • 58. 4 Plants having Anti-inflammatory activity PPRC/INDIA 57
  • 59. Asystasia gangetica PPRC/INDIA 58
  • 60. Calotropis procera PPRC/INDIA 59
  • 61. Ocimum sanctum PPRC/INDIA 60
  • 62. Cinnamonum zelanicum PPRC/INDIA 61
  • 63. Ixora coccinea PPRC/INDIA 62
  • 64. Allium sativum PPRC/INDIA 63
  • 65. Glycyrrhiza glabra PPRC/INDIA 64
  • 66. Anacardium occidentale PPRC/INDIA 65
  • 67. Caesalpiniaceae bonducella PPRC/INDIA 66
  • 68. Morus indica PPRC/INDIA 67
  • 69. Curcuma amada PPRC/INDIA 68
  • 70. Cassia fistula PPRC/INDIA 69
  • 71. 5 Plants inhibiting Interleukins (ILs) biosynthesis PPRC/INDIA 70
  • 72. Ganoderma tsugae PPRC/INDIA 71
  • 73. 6 Plants inhibiting Leukotrienes (LTs) Biosynthesis PPRC/INDIA 72
  • 74. Nigella sativa PPRC/INDIA 73
  • 75. 7 Plants inhibiting Platelet-activating factor PPRC/INDIA 74
  • 76. Gingko biloba PPRC/INDIA 75
  • 77. 8 Plants having ability to inhibit Lipoxygenase PPRC/INDIA 76
  • 78. Allium cepa PPRC/INDIA 77
  • 79. Thank You !! “BE WITH US”