Asthma Natural Remedies

Asthma is an inflammatory condition of the airways that makes it hard to breath. Other symptoms of asthma may include wheezing, shortness of breath, dry irritating cough, and chest tightness. Breathing at night may also be a problem. Causes of asthma are usually a combination of things including allergens like pollution, dust, and smoke; diet, stress, and heredity. There can be emotional factors affecting asthma like guilt or grief. Homeopathy for asthma may help these emotional factors.

Many children suffer from asthma.  It is the number one chronic disease affecting children. Modern medicine treats asthma condition with inhalers or other medications for inflammation and opening airways. They consider asthma incurable and seek to control it.

There are natural remedies for asthma that help support body systems. From the natural perspective, we need to strengthen the respiratory and immune systems with herbs, cell salts, homeopathy for asthma and good nutrition. There are many forms of asthma and many natural supplements. What works for one person may be totally different from what works for another. Most of natural supplements can be used with medications. Be sure to consult a healthcare professional to coordinate your treatment.

Disclaimer: some drugs and herbs should not be combined.

Natural Healing Protocol: Combining supplements will do more to support your body’s ability to function properly than using just one. Use the following remedies for best results — your ability to heal will depend on the severity and length of time your symptoms have been present.

Natural Healing Protocol

Herbs for Asthma

Herbs are plants valued for their specific strengthening/ tonifying properties.

Use herbs for several months to support the respiratory system while on medications.

Herb combinations:

Dave’s Respiratory Formula – to support lung function

Dr. Christopher’s Lung & Bronchial – supports the respiratory system

Bronchosan is a liquid that works very fast for breathing relief.

Herb Singles:

Boswellia – anti-inflammatory

Elecampane tincture – mucus, respiratory function

Schizandra – mucus, drying, immune function

Cell Salts to Help with Asthma

To make a cell salt solution, put up to 10 tablets of each cell salt in a 16- to 24-ounce bottle; fill with water and swirl to dissolve tablets. Sip throughout the day.

#7 Kali Sulph 6X – rattling mucus, yellow mucus, croupy cough, whooping cough
#11 Nat Sulph 6X – during wet weather, worse 4 – 5 am
#12 Silicea 6X – worse lying on back, moving with extreme shortness of breath, emphysema

Asthma Homeopathic Remedies

Homeopathic remedies are non-toxic natural medicines safe for everyone including infants and pregnant or nursing women. You may use 6X, 30X, 6C or 30C potencies.

Argentum nit – asthma worse in crowded rooms. Attacks come on from climbing stairs or exertion; must have fresh air. Craves sweets, fear of getting in front of groups and heights.

Arsenicum album – asthma from allergies, worse 12 – 2 am; suffocation, shortness of breath. Restlessness, a perfectionist. Burning symptoms better by heat. Worse from perfume and smoke.

Cuprum metallicum – spasmodic asthma. Better from cold drinks. Worse from deep breaths. Hoarseness in cold air. Suffocation 3 am, trembling, angina.

Kali carb – awakens at night not able to breath. Wheezing, better from sitting up or bending forward. Starts from the slightest motion or changing temperatures.

Lobelia – panting, hyperventilation, panting and prickling sensation before onset. Tight chest. feels like suffocation, and fear of death.

Pulsatilla – sits up in bed for breath. Changeable mucus. Groaning or rattling breath. Wants fresh air; worse from warm rooms. Cries easily, wants sympathy.

Spongia tosta – croupy cough, dryness and suffocation. Pants, anxious, croup before midnight. Also digestive disorders. Wheezing.


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Copyright 2015 by David R. Card