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Title: Natural Therapies To Manage Asthma

What Triggers Asthma ?
  • Allergies - If you inhale something you are
    allergic to, it can trigger asthma.
  • Irritants in the Air - Smoke from cigarettes,
    smog, wood fires etc can also trigger asthma.
  • Respiratory Illness - Respiratory infections like
    colds, sore throats can also trigger asthma.
  • Exercise - Exercises that make you breathe harder
    can trigger asthma especially in cold weather.

Medications for Asthma
  • Asthma medication comes in various forms,
    including tablets, liquids, injections, and
  • Many people prefer to try natural therapies to
    avoid the side effects of medicines.
  • Foods, drinks, and natural supplements that
    contain, magnesium, vitamin C, D, A, E, omega
    three fatty acids, antioxidants, caffeine, and
    probiotics can improve asthma.
  • Improving your diet can help to control symptoms
    of Asthma

Natural Therapies
  • Mustard Oil - A combination of mustard oil and
    camphor is considered an effective treatment for
    asthma. Massage the mixture well over your chest,
    and you will get relief from the asthma symptoms.
    Make sure you warm the oil before proceeding to
    massage, this makes you feel the warmth which
    provides you quick relief.
  • Figs - Figs can be an effective home remedy for
    asthma management. What you all need to do is
    soak dried figs overnight in water and eat them
    in your breakfast. Also, drink the residual water

  • Coffee- A moderate intake of coffee can help in
    asthma treatment. Drinking three cups coffee a
    day can clear up the nasal passage which allows
    you to breathe easily.
  • Eucalyptus oil- With Eucalyptus oil, you can keep
    asthma at bay. Take a bowl of boiling water and
    add a few drops of eucalyptus oil into it and
    take its steam. This is extremely beneficial for
    opening up nasal blockage to make breathing
  • Primrose oil- The oil contains GLA, a fatty acid
    that has anti-inflammatory properties. In some
    culture s, it is considered as a traditional
    treatment for asthma.

  • Omega 3 fatty acids- Omega 3 fatty acids are
    useful in reducing inflammation in the airways.
    It not only helps to keep asthma symptoms at bay
    but also considered beneficial for treating heart
    disease, depression, and seasonal allergies.
  • Honey for asthma- Honey is an effective remedy
    for asthma, it is free from any side effect. The
    natural ingredient contains a wide array of amino
    acids, antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals can
    help to keep asthma symptoms at bay.
  • Breathing exercises- Breathing exercises in yoga
    have been found to help some asthmatics control
    breathing. Such exercise relieves asthma symptoms
    by relieving stress, which is considered as a
    common trigger of asthma.

  • Acupuncture- Another natural therapy for the
    treatment of asthma. Research reports revealed
    the effects of acupuncture on asthmatics.
    However, the effects have not been proven but,
    many believe that acupuncture can help in asthma
  • Herbal supplements and vitamins- It is believed
    that herbal supplements and vitamins can decrease
    inflammation and relieve bronchospasm. Dietary
    supplements have been used as a bronchodilator.
    Some studies show that Vitamin C improves the
    condition of asthma patients by decreasing the
  • With Proper Medications and following some
    Natural Therapies it is possible to control