Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Siddha Home Remedies for Asthma

Asthma is a condition where the patient experiences difficulty to breathe, and it is the primary symptom. It starts with cough, inability to breathe, and tightness in chest.

Persons afflicted with asthma suffer from difficult breathing and exhalation would be more difficult than inhalation. During a flare up they may even find it difficult to speak.

Children and grown up alike are prone to asthmatic attacks. It is not a contagious disease, you won’t contract asthma by talking to a asthmatic patient.

People with asthma urinate a lot and the urine might look salty. They may not be able to sleep at night. During flare-ups, the patient’s face would become pale, the body chill and the pulse racing.

Some may experience the attacks in the mornings, while the majority suffer at night.

Though it is not contagious, heredity and environmental pollution are the main causative factors. If it runs in your family, the probability of you getting it is very high.

Siddha Remedies for Asthma

Adathodai kudineer and adathodai manappagu are excellent remedies for asthma. Regular intake two times a day for a month can bring about a drastic reduction in the symptoms.

Thippili chooranam is yet another time tested remedy for asthma.


Arisi thippili
Siru nerunjil
Kandankathiri seeds

30 gm of each of these are taken and powdered to a coarse consistency and stored in a bottle.

Take a pinch of this powder with honey thrice a day after food.

Dietary restrictions: Avoid cold items like banana, ash gourd, radish, lemon, tomato, cabbage, cauliflower etc during the intake of medicine.

More siddha home remedies for asthma to follow.

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Tamil Home Recipes said...

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