Asthma is a chronic lung-disease that
inflames and narrows the airways (tubes
that bring air into and out of an
Asthma is the most common chronic
disease among children.
Common symptoms of asthma include:
Tightness in the chest
Shortness of breath
While the exact cause of asthma is not known, it
is thought that a variety of factors interacting
with one another, early in life, result in the
development of asthma.
Parents with asthma
Childhood respiratory infections
Exposure to allergens or infections while
the immune system is developing
A variety of things can cause asthma
symptoms to appear:
Food and drinks
Upper respiratory infections (viral)
Treatment of Asthma and Bronchitis
with holistic and natural view
There is no permanent cure for asthma in
Allopath they may alleviate the symptoms
for time being. And they are are habit
forming. One of the strongest risk factors
for asthma is allergy, which is an sign of
lowered resistance and disharmony with
nature; caused by faulty eating and bad
habits. So it’s proper healing will be to
restore harmony with nature.
Asthmatic and Bronchitis patients are
recommended to do
Avoid the things which strain the nerves.
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
Alternative and complementary
medicine in Asthma and Bronchitis
Several trials have suggested some benefit from
various yoga practices, ranging from integrated yoga
Yogika kriyas"—to sahaja yoga, a form of meditation.
Ayurveda recommends use of herbs such as Ajwain,
Harad, Hing, Ajamoda, Lavanga, Sunthi and others.
TadasanaEkpadaUttansana YogMudra Ushtra Asana
Simhasana Sarvangasana Matsyasana Shavasana
Yoga treatment for Asthma and Bronchitis
Beside the above mentioned asana and
pranayama practice of YOGA
NIDRA, concentration and meditation gives the
Bhastrika 10 min
Kapalbhati 25 min
Anulom vilom 30 min
Bhramri 10 times
Ujjai 10 times
Ujjayi is often called the "sounding" breath or "ocean sounding" breath, and somewhat
irreverently as the "Darth Vader" breath. It involves constricting the back of the throat while
breathing to create an "ah" sound.
Method for Ujjayi Pranayama :
can be practiced in two ways, in standing position and in lying position.
There is full impact of it in the first position and a little less in second position.
But first is a little strenuous and the second is the easiest. Therefore the practitioners are
advised to practice the Ujjayi in lying position in initial phase and then switch to standing
1. Come into a comfortable seated position with your spine erect in Padmasana or
Siddhasana. Begin taking long, slow, and deep breaths through both the nostrils.
2. Allow the breath to be gentle and relaxed as you slightly contract the back of your throat
creating a steady hissing sound as you breathe in and out. the sound generated should be low
and pleasing to the ear. There should not be any ups and downs in the sound. The sound
should come out of the upper part of the throat and not from the upper or front part of the
nose (Due to the friction of air in the throat, this typical sound is created. The sound is different
from the sound emitted from the larynx).
3. Lengthen the inhalation and the exhalation as much as possible without creating tension
anywhere in your body, and allow the sound of the breath to be continuous and smooth.
Begin with only five one first day. Make four rounds on second day and go to five rounds on
third day. Five rounds are maximum. So don’t ever practice more than five rounds in a single
Nature Cure Naturopathy
To remove morbid matter and reconstruct the body
by stimulating excretory system and strengthen the
lungs, digestive system and circulatory systems
are important in treatment of Asthma.
Hot hip bath,
Hot foot bath,
Perform yogic kriyas such as jalneti
Anti Asthma Diet
Common foods causing asthma are
Guidelines for in Asthma and
Have dinner at least two hours before going to bed at night.
Don’t over eat.
Eat slowly and chew the food properly.
Should drink water after half an hour of finishing their meals.
Intake ten to twelve glasses of water in a day.
Avoid hot spices, red pepper and pickles, tea or coffee.
Don’t drink water upon arising and before going to toilet.
Avoid Smoking (tobacco in any form).