Natural Remedy Options for the treatment of Asthma
Asthma is described as the most common and widely spread respiratory disorder in which inflammation causes the bronchi to swell and narrow the airways, creating breathing difficulties that may range from mild to life-threatening conditions. Boys were slightly more likely to have asthma than girls at a rate of 9.2% and 7.4%, respectively.

The occurrence of asthma can result from complex interactions between an individual’s genetics and interaction with the environment. The most common risk factors of having asthma are – a personal history of hay fever, family history of allergic conditions, obesity, exposure to cigarette smoking, air pollution or burning biomass, etc. A person who has suffered from asthma can experience shortness of breath, cough, wheezing, chest tightness, headache, palpitations, fatigue, etc.

In Ayurveda, it is termed as ‘Tamak Shwas’. Ancient vaidya's has described the purvarupa or prodromal signs and symptoms of Tamak shwas and defined as it is the warning alarm for the forthcoming disease. Identification of purvarupa is very important because the earliest treatment will yield the best results and prevents the spreading of tamak shwas. The most puravarupa that indicates asthma are – Shiroshula, Aadhmana, Parshvashula, Pranasya Vilomata, Arati, Shankha nistoda, etc.

Despite using various steroids and inhalers the person should use natural ways to get rid of asthma. Several herbs have been proven to found as the best home remedies to cure asthma of its root cause and also prevent it from re-occurrence. You should use some of the alternative options rather than using steroidal medicines. We described various natural remedies that are easy to use and are proven to safe for every individual. Some of the best home made Herbal Treatment For Asthma are given below –

- Garlic – Garlic is considered as the best home remedies to manage many diseases. In the case of asthma, it acts as an anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidants that provide immediate relief from inflammation, cough, chest tightness, etc.
How to use – To make garlic as best home remedies the patient should peel and crush raw garlic cloves, and place them in a small heat resistant pot. Add 1/4 cup of cold, preferably organic milk, and bring the mixture to a boil, stirring constantly with a wooden spatula. Continuous stirring helps to prevent solids from sticking to the bottom of the pan. Then, strain the garlic from the hot milk and let the liquid cool down. Drink the effective remedy once daily when it's still warm but not hot.

- Turmeric – Turmeric is a very effective herbal remedies having multiple benefits. It’s thought that turmeric has wonderful effects on histamines, which can cause inflammation. The active component found in turmeric acts as an anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, anti-oxidants that provides multiple relief to the asthma patients.
How to use –
a) Mix 1 teaspoonful of fresh turmeric root powder and 2 teaspoonfuls of honey and make a smooth paste of both ingredients. Consume the paste once daily to get relief from aggravated symptoms.
b) If a patient suffering from excessive phlegm, mix an equal amount of turmeric, and barley powder with a small amount of honey. By consuming the paste it will surely provide relief from cough and provides obstruction-free passage by eliminating excess phlegm from the chest.

- Tulsi - Tulsi is an excellent aid in the war against the symptoms of asthma. Tulsi has been known to heal the damage caused by pollution, smoking and other trigger factors that causes asthma. It further enhances immunity, lowers the blood pressure, provides relief from headache, stress, anxiety, etc.
How to use - Make a decoction with tulsi leaves and water, and sip it throughout the day. Take this wonderful remedy for about 1 month regularly to get better results.

- Onions - The anti-inflammatory properties of onions make it a perfect home remedial product for the treatment of asthma. Onions are very rich in a powerful anti-inflammatory compound called quercetin that helps to get relieve from allergies. It was found that onions have a direct anti-asthmatic effect due to the presence of thiosulphates that have very active anti-inflammatory properties.
How to use - You can include raw onions in the salads or various dishes for the purpose. Cooked onions will also work the right outcomes.

- Cinnamon – Cinnamon has wonderful effects in relieving cough, wheezing, chest congestion, etc. The herb has anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory properties that reduce the symptoms and allow the patient to breathe free.
How to use –
a) First you can mix half a teaspoon of pure cinnamon powder in good quality honey and have this every day with an empty stomach on early in the morning and before going to sleep at night.
b) Also, you can add cinnamon powder and honey to a cup of warm water and drink it before going to bed at night.

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All these are considered as Natural and Ayurvedic Medicines For Asthma treatment.