5 Natural Ways to Treat Asthma



Asthma is a chronic disease which causes too much difficulty in breathing or serious lung inflammation.  It is a common disorder widespread both in children and adults. A person suffering from this disease triggers coughs, wheezing, chest pain and shortness of breath. Though the disease is not curative but the symptoms can definitely be restrained. In case of worsening it may lead to mild or severe asthma attacks. Severe asthma attacks is often life threatening and requires emergency treatment. Apart from inhalers and medicines one can also look for natural treatment which can provide relief from its symptoms.

Though people with family history of allergies or asthma are more procumbent towards this disease but sometimes respiratory infections and sulfites in food may also be popular causes. One can look for natural remedies but during attacks look for proper medications as it may further worsen your health conditions. Listed below are few natural remedies that successfully achieved in controlling asthma and its symptoms to a great extent.

Consumption of Ginkgo Biloba

It is one of the most useful and powerful remedy that works beautifully in controlling asthma attacks. It contains antioxidant properties that helps in reducing the airway inflammation and has the ability to control airway contraction. Ginkgo Biloba is a mighty ingredient which helps to ameliorate blood circulations further providing relief from inflammation caused due to asthma attacks. The best way to consume such an ingredient is either with tea or with hot water. One can cut one inch of Ginkgo into small pieces and add in to a pot of boiling water. Allow the water to boil for couple of minutes. Let the water cool down and drink it. This remedy will certainly help in detoxifying your lungs.

Ginkgo Biloba

Chiropractic Care

Another best way of curing asthma attack patient is with Chiropractic treatment which has evidence a serious and significant improvement in asthma patient’s severity. The stiffness and muscular tightness often associated with asthma patients can be deteriorated with help of soft techniques and chiropractic adjustments. The chiropractor often performs certain spinal manipulations which have been able to cure asthma symptoms in a more matured manner. One should get in touch with their local chiropractor for a better treatment and care.

Chiropractic Care

Pau d’arco Effects

Pau d’arco commonly known as taheebo, the leaves of this tree is considered to be a medicinal herb for treating asthma patients. Due to its antibiotic properties it provides relief to the patient from respiratory problems thus reducing inflammation. The high vitamin and mineral contents aid severe infections caused to the asthma patients thus preventing further attacks. One can mix few Paud’arco leaves while preparing tea. This kind of tea should be consumed on regular basis for better results.

Pau d'arco

Caffeine Intake

Caffeine is considered to an effective treatment for controlling asthma. Caffeine contains bronchodilating effects which clears the airways and makes the breathing much easier. In case the patient doesn’t have any inhaler during attacks one can consume 1-2 cups of coffee immediately as it helps to reduce panic and anxiety. Coffee provides calmness and relaxation during attacks.

Caffeine Intake

Effects of Eucalyptus Oil

Since ages Eucalyptus oil is considered to be an effective remedy for asthma symptoms. The decongestant properties help in breaking the mucus and providing relief to the patient.  One can use this treatment in many ways. For faster results one can add few drops of the oil in a pot of boiling water and inhale the stream. Another way is adding few drops of the oil in paper towel and could keep it by your head and breathe in the aroma of the oil. It will slowly but steady provide relief to the patient. It helps in controlling symptoms likes cough, wheezing and also chest pain to a great extent.

Eucalyptus Oil