Natural Remedies for Allergies

Allergies are an inflammatory response to a specific allergen or substance that provokes inflammation. Inflammatory symptoms include sneezing, runny nose, watering eyes and can even become as severe as anaphylactic shock. Allergy tendencies are hereditary and may come from a depleted immune system and diet rich in high allergy foods such as dairy, grains, pollution, and animal dander.

Modern medicine treats allergy symptoms with decongestants and antihistamines for systematic relief and their side effects. Use Homeopathic Combinations for specific allergies below. If you have a poor diet the symptoms may never go away.

From a natural perspective, allergies may be managed by eliminating allergens of foods, chemicals, pollutants, dust and animals until some of the following natural therapies can help your body get the allergies under control and remove the underlying problems. What you can improve your diet and eliminate tobacco, alcohol, coffee, black teas, sodas and dairy products.

Enzymes taken on an empty stomach act as an anti-inflammatory.

Vitamin C stabilizes mast cells, which when irritated release histamines.

B Vitamins support the adrenal glands to reduce inflammation.

Quercetin on an empty stomach, stabilizes mast cells to reduce the histamine response. Use for 2 – 3 weeks before the allergy season starts.

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 Allergies

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

Herb combinations:

Dave’s Respiratory Formula – to help the body to reduce mucus and improve respiratory function.

Dr. Christopher’s Sinus Plus – to help clear sinuses and mucus.

Dr. Christopher’s Immucalm – slows down the immune response to reduce allergies.

Dr. Christopher’s Herbal Eyebright – used as an eyewash helps eye symptoms from allergies.

Dr. Christopher’s Sensei Menthol Rub – opens sinuses. DO NOT use with homeopathics.

Herb Singles:

Brigham tea – is decongestant and aids the respiratory system.

Eucalyptus – as a tea, clears the sinuses.

Nettles tincture – drying, anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic.

Elecampane – decongestant and digestive and liver aid.


Cell Salts to Help Allergies

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.

#3 Calc Sulph 6X – detoxification, yellow discharges
#4 Ferr Phos 6X – inflammation
#6 Kali Phos 6X – nervous conditions
#9 Nat Mur 6X – watery discharges


Allergy 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.

Homeopathic Combinations by BioAllers:

Animal Hair & Dander is specially formulated to provide relief for the symptoms from pet allergies including sneezing, congestion, itching, rashes and watery eyes from pet allergies.

Children’s Allergy is specially formulated to helps relieve allergy symptoms like watery and itchy eyes, sinus pressure, congestion, sneezing, and runny nose from allergies.

Pet Allergy is specially formulated to provide relief for the symptoms from pet allergies including sneezing, congestion, itching, rashes and watery eyes from pet allergies.

Sinus & Allergy Spray is specially formulated to provide relief of the symptoms of congestion, sneezing, sinus pressure, runny nose, and dry nasal passages from allergies.

Homeopathic singles:

Apis mellifica – red swollen nose, swollen upper eyelids, comes on quickly, feels better in cool air.

Arsenicum album – chilly, restless, anxious, exhausted. Burning sensation which feels better with warm application or warm drinks. Thin watery burning discharges from the nose and eyes. Sneezing without relief.

Iodium – thin nasal discharges, burning, hot nasal discharges.

Merc vivus – profuse discharges, nose feels raw, sinusitis with blood in mucus, sensitive to temperatures.

Rhus tox – worse from cold weather, wet dripping, sneezing, can have thick yellow-green mucus.

Urtica Urens – allergic reactions, worse from cold and shellfish.

Disclaimer

Statements made on this web site about nutritional supplements are the opinion of the author(s) and have not been evaluated by the United States Food and Drug Administration. These statements are not meant as a form of diagnosis, or to treat, cure or prevent disease.

Information provided herein is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions.

Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with questions you have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard medical advice or delay seeking medical advice because of something you have read on this site.

If you are pregnant or nursing, always consult with a healthcare professional before starting any diet, exercise or supplementation program.

Copyright 2015 by David R. Card

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Food Allergies Natural Remedies

Food allergies or sensitivities to particular foods may produce the need for a very restrictive diet. A food allergy occurs when the body’s immune system reacts to otherwise harmless substances in certain foods. Allergies to foods may cause you to feel bad, increased mucus in your body or even create life-threatening symptoms. Family history of allergies increases the risk of having allergies. If both your parents have food allergies, you have a 75% chance of having one yourself. Excessive exposure to a particular food also increases chances of allergies; for instance, countries that have rice as a staple have higher rates of rice allergies.

Modern medicine usually treats food allergies with antihistamines and recommends avoiding the offending foods. While seeking natural help, use Homeopathic Combinations found below for food allergies.

From a natural perspective, when a person becomes food sensitive, the immune system is exhausted to a point where it takes time and patience to overcome. Find a good Naturopath or some natural specialist for your particular food allergy. Use some of the following remedies and elimination of tobacco, alcohol, coffee, black teas, and soda. Also adrenal support may be appropriate.

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 Food Allergies

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:

Dr. Christopher’s Adrenal – to reduce immune stress

Dr. Christopher’s Immucalm – to reduce immune heightened sensitivity

Herb Singles:

Ashwaganda – used as an anti-inflammatory, reduces sensitivity, strengthens the adrenals

Chamomile – to increase digestion

Ginger – to improve digestion

Schizandra – improves adrenal, respiratory and liver function


Cell Salts to Help Food Allergies

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.

#3 Calc sulph 6X – multiple food allergies
#10 Nat phos 6X – with digestive problems
#11 Nat sulph 6X – desires incompatible foods and liver problems


Food Allergy 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.

Homeopathic Combinations by BioAllers:

Children’s Allergy is specially formulated to helps relieve allergy symptoms like watery and itchy eyes, sinus pressure, congestion, sneezing, and runny nose from allergies.

Dairy Allergies provides relief for the symptoms of congestion, diarrhea, stomach upsets, rashes and dry, itchy skin from dairy allergies.

Grains & Wheat is specially formulated to provide relief for the symptoms of congestion, diarrhea, stomach upsets, rashes and dry, itchy skin from grain allergies.

Dairy Allergies

Cinchona – gas bloating, emotional sensitivity.

Natrum carb – gas, weak digestion, bloating, sour heartburn, depression.

Sepia – emotional exhaustion, aversion to sex, with hormonal problems.

Sugar Allergies

Argentum nit – with fear of heights, and fears of groups, heartburn.

Lycopodium – gas and bloating, worse 4 to 8 pm, low self esteem.

Sulphur – hot, intellectual, big ideas, worse from heat.

Wheat Allergies

Berberis – also with kidney problems, radiation pains.

Lycopodium – gas and bloating, worse 4 to 8 pm, low self esteem.

Natrum muriaticum – with grief, emotional sensitivity, dryness, or clear runny nose, depression.

Natrum sulph – anger, alcohol cravings, depression.

Disclaimer

Statements made on this web site about nutritional supplements are the opinion of the author(s) and have not been evaluated by the United States Food and Drug Administration. These statements are not meant as a form of diagnosis, or to treat, cure or prevent disease.

Information provided herein is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions.

Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with questions you have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard medical advice or delay seeking medical advice because of something you have read on this site.

If you are pregnant or nursing, always consult with a healthcare professional before starting any diet, exercise or supplementation program.

Copyright 2015 by David R. Card

Natural Remedies for Hay fever Symptoms

Hayfever is an allergic reaction to pollens, dust, and chemicals especially at certain times of the year. There is swelling of the mucous membranes of the nasal passages. Symptoms of Hay Fever may include sneezing, runny nose, burning eyes, exhaustion, mucus discharges and swelling. The pollens that cause Hay Fever vary from person to person. Hayfever tendencies can be hereditary and encouraged by a weak immune system.

Modern medicine treats hay fever with decongestants and anti-histamines that give temporary symptomatic relief and no long-term improvements. While working naturally to reverse the problem, consider using Homeopathic Combinations specific for hay fever symptoms found below.

The goal with Hay Fever from the natural perspective is to calm the immune system and strengthen the adrenals. When the system is weak, allergens can cause an inflammatory response. Use several of the following remedies and remove dairy, tobacco, alcohol, coffee, black tea, and sodas.

Enzymes taken on an empty stomach act as an anti-inflammatory.

Vitamin C stabilizes mast cells, which when irritated release histamines.

B Vitamins support the adrenal glands to reduce inflammation

Quercetin on an empty stomach, stabilizes mast cells to reduce the histamine response. Use for 2 – 3 weeks before the allergy season starts.

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 Hayfever

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 help the body to reduce mucus and improve respiratory function

Dr. Christopher’s Sinus Plus – to help clear sinuses and mucus

Dr. Christopher’s Immucalm – slows down the immune response to reduce allergies

Dr. Christopher’s Herbal Eyebright – used as an eyewash helps eye symptoms from hayfever

Dr. Christopher’s Sensei Menthol Rub – opens sinuses. DO NOT use with homeopathics

Herb Singles:

Brigham tea – is decongestant and aids the respiratory system

Eucalyptus – as a tea, clears the sinuses

Nettles tincture – drying, anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic

Elecampane – decongestant and digestive and liver aid


Cell Salts to Help Hayfever Symptoms

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.

#3 Calc Sulph 6X – detoxification, yellow discharges
#4 Ferr Phos 6X – inflammation
#6 Kali Phos 6X – nervous conditions
#9 Nat Mur 6X – watery discharges


Hayfever 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.

Homeopathic Combinations by BioAllers:

Grass Pollen is specially formulated to provide relief for the symptoms of congestion, sinus pressure, sneezing, runny nose and itchy, watery eyes from grass related allergies.

Indoor Allergy is specially formulated to provide relief for the symptoms of congestion, headache, sneezing, and itchy, watery eyes from dust, mold, yeast and allergies.

Mold, Yeast & Dust is specially formulated to provide relief for the symptoms of congestion, sneezing, sore throat and itchy, watery eyes from mold, dust and yeast allergies.

Outdoor Allergy is specially formulated to provide relief for the symptoms of congestion, headache, sneezing, and itchy, watery eyes from tree, grass, and other pollen allergies.

Pollen Hayfever is specially formulated to provide relief for the symptoms of congestion, sinus pressure, sneezing, runny nose, and watery, itchy eyes from hay fever.

Sinus & Allergy Spray is specially formulated to provide relief ro the symptoms of congestion, sneezing, sinus pressure, runny nose, and dry nasal passages from allergies.

Tree Pollen is specially formulated to provide relief for the symptoms of congestion, sneezing, sinus pressure, runny nose and itchy, watery eyes from tree pollen allergies.

Homeopathic Single Remedies:

Allium Cepa – itching, biting, burning in the eyes. Eyes red, sensitive to touch. Watering eyes, burning. Eyes sensitive to light. Hay fever, irritating clear watery nasal discharge with sneezing. Worse in warm room, rest; better motion, open air, cold room. Thirsty

Arsenicum album – burning in eyes with hot acrid mucus discharge. Thin watery burning discharges from the nose. Burning and itching, cold sores in nose. Sneezing without relief. Burning sensations which feel better with warm applications or warm drinks. Person is chilly, restless, anxious, exhausted. Better hot dry applications, from company, motion; worse exertion, periodiodically, and after midnight. Intense thirst, craves ice cold water or warm tea, sips often.

Arum Triphyllum – noted for its acrid, painful sore, raw, and burning properties. Hayfever with pain at root of nose.Must breath through mouth. Mouth raw at roof, lips chapped and burning, corners of mouth are sore and cracked. A red rash may be present around the mouth and lower half of the face.Horseness. Skin raw, bloody surfaces anywhere. Raw throat. Picking at the nose and lips. Loss of appetite. Symptoms worse from cold winds, lying down.

Euphrasia – Eyes watter all the time; irritating tears with bland mucus discharge. Nasal discharge is watery and bland (not irritating like allium and arsenicum). Allergies, hay fever. Better in open air; worse in sunlight and wind.

Sabadilla – hay fever; spasmodic sneezing with running nose. Itching and tickling in nose. Runny nose. Nose stuffed. Oversensitive to smells. Eyelids red and burning. Face feels hot. Worse from cold air; better in open air and from heat, warm food and drink. Desires hot things; thirstless.

Copyright 2015 by David R. Card

Spring Allergies Class Notes

Allergies seem to hit people at different times of the year, but most seem to have symptoms starting in the early spring. Some of your comments about symptoms spring allergies-someone sneezingincluded:

“Sinus blockage (can’t breathe correctly) that leads to sinus pressure headache.” – Shawn Marie

‘Itching. I have occasional runny nose and sinus distress, but I itch! My itching is most prevalent when I am outdoors, but I am also drastically allergic to insects, particularly flies. I would love to find a solution so that for once in my life I can enjoy being outdoors.’ – Wendy

For a full printable copy of the class notes click the link below to download the free PDF Class Notes for Spring Allergies Natural Remedies

Disclaimer

Statements made on this web site about nutritional supplements are the opinion of the author(s) and have not been evaluated by the United States Food and Drug Administration. These statements are not meant as a form of diagnosis, or to treat, cure or prevent disease.

Information provided herein is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions.

Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with questions you have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard medical advice or delay seeking medical advice because of something you have read on this site.

If you are pregnant or nursing, always consult with a healthcare professional before starting any diet, exercise or supplementation program.

Copyright 2015 by David R. Card

Remedies for Pet Dander Allergies

While more than 70% of families in the United States have pets, approximately ten percent of the population has an allergy to pets. Animal dander, or skin flakes can cause an allergic reactions including sneezing, wheezing, and watery eyes or nose. The animal hair itself is not considered to be a very significant allergen, however, the hair or fur may collect pollen, dust, mold, and other allergens. Although a particular animal may produce more or less allergen, there is no relationship between the pet’s hair length and allergen production.

These allergies are caused by close proximity to animals and an oversensitive reaction of the immune system. Allergies to animal dander may cause an allergic reaction such as itching and burning eyes, sneezing, mucus discharges, and could progress to the throat closing or difficult breathing.

Modern medicine treats pet dander allergies with decongestants and anti-histamines for symptomatic results; however, they also have side effects.

From the natural perspective, pet dander allergies tend to occur when the immune system is overburdened with unhealthy foods and other allergens. It can be helpful to improve the diet, regular exercise and stretching in addition to the supplements below.

Eat foods in a raw state as much as possible as well as eliminate tobacco, alcohol, coffee, soda etc. For best success, use some of these remedies for a week or two before exposure or as soon as symptoms begin but many people get great results within a few hours. Also, try using 2,000 mg of Omega 3, a day for brain stabilization and nutrition.

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 Pet Dander Allergies

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:

Dr. Christopher’s Sinus Plus for decongestion.

Herb Singles:

Brigham tea – natural decongesting action and opens respiratory tract.

Nettles tincture – drying and decongesting and anti-inflammatory.

Schizandra – drying and helps to breathe better as well as helping the adrenals.


Cell Salts to Help Pet Dander Allergies

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.

#9 Nat mur 6X – watery discharges
#11 Nat sulph 6X – liver support, dryness, thick yellow mucus
#12 Silicea 6X – for allergies


Pet Dander Allergy 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.

Homeopathic Combinations by BioAllers:

Animal Hair & Dander is specially formulated to provide relief for the symptoms from pet allergies including sneezing, congestion, itching, rashes and watery eyes from pet allergies.

Children’s Allergy is specially formulated to helps relieve allergy symptoms like watery and itchy eyes, sinus pressure, congestion, sneezing, and runny nose from allergies.

Dairy Allergies provides relief for the symptoms of congestion, diarrhea, stomach upsets, rashes and dry, itchy skin from dairy allergies.

Grains & Wheat is specially formulated to provide relief for the symptoms of congestion, diarrhea, stomach upsets, rashes and dry, itchy skin from grain allergies.

Grass Pollen is specially formulated to provide relief for the symptoms of congestion, sinus pressure, sneezing, runny nose and itchy, watery eyes from grass related allergies.

Indoor Allergy is specially formulated to provide relief for the symptoms of congestion, headache, sneezing, and itchy, watery eyes from dust, mold, yeast and allergies.

Mold, Yeast & Dust is specially formulated to provide relief for the symptoms of congestion, sneezing, sore throat and itchy, watery eyes from mold, dust and yeast allergies.

Outdoor Allergy is specially formulated to provide relief for the symptoms of congestion, headache, sneezing, and itchy, watery eyes from tree, grass, and other pollen allergies.

Pet Allergy is specially formulated to provide relief for the symptoms from pet allergies including sneezing, congestion, itching, rashes and watery eyes from pet allergies.

Pollen Hayfever is specially formulated to provide relief for the symptoms of congestion, sinus pressure, sneezing, runny nose, and watery, itchy eyes from hay fever.

Sinus & Allergy Spray is specially formulated to provide relief of the symptoms of congestion, sneezing, sinus pressure, runny nose, and dry nasal passages from allergies.

Homeopathic singles:

Apis mellifica – red swollen nose, swollen upper eyelids, comes on quickly, feels better in cool air.

Arsenicum album – chilly, restless, anxious, exhausted. Burning sensation which feels better with warm application or warm drinks. Thin watery burning discharges from the nose and eyes. Sneezing without relief.

Iodium – thin nasal discharges, burning, hot nasal discharges.

Merc vivus – profuse discharges, nose feels raw, sinusitis with blood in mucus, sensitive to temperatures.

Rhus tox – worse from cold weather, wet dripping, sneezing, can have thick yellow-green mucus.

Urtica Urens – allergic reactions, worse from cold and shellfish.

Disclaimer

Statements made on this web site about nutritional supplements are the opinion of the author(s) and have not been evaluated by the United States Food and Drug Administration. These statements are not meant as a form of diagnosis, or to treat, cure or prevent disease.

Information provided herein is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions.

Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with questions you have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard medical advice or delay seeking medical advice because of something you have read on this site.

If you are pregnant or nursing, always consult with a healthcare professional before starting any diet, exercise or supplementation program.

Copyright 2015 by David R. Card

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.

Disclaimer

Statements made on this web site about nutritional supplements are the opinion of the author(s) and have not been evaluated by the United States Food and Drug Administration. These statements are not meant as a form of diagnosis, or to treat, cure or prevent disease.

Information provided herein is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions.

Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with questions you have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard medical advice or delay seeking medical advice because of something you have read on this site.

If you are pregnant or nursing, always consult with a healthcare professional before starting any diet, exercise or supplementation program.

Copyright 2015 by David R. Card

Bronchitis Natural Remedies

Bronchitis is an inflammation of the bronchi, which are the main air passages to the lungs. There are two types of bronchitis, wet and dry bronchitis. Wet bronchitis with where there are mucus conditions. There are also acute and chronic bronchitis.

Acute bronchitis comes on quickly and last for only a few days and may resolve itself. It may come from a cold or flu or from an allergic reaction. Acute bronchitis symptoms include thick mucus, difficulty breathing, runny nose, sore throat or even a slight fever.

Chronic bronchitis lasts for weeks, months, or longer and symptoms may come and go. There can be severe cough with mucus that is worse during wet weather. Breathing is difficult, worse from colds and may develop other severe respiratory problems. Symptoms of chronic bronchitis are severe coughing with bad smelling discharges, bad breath, and may lead to enlarged fingertips. There may be wheezing, ankle swelling, headaches, and red cheeks. Chronic bronchitis is caused from allergic conditions such as dust, smoke or follows whooping cough, chronic heart of kidney diseases.

Modern medicine uses antibiotics for acute bacterial infections or chronic flair ups. They may prescribe antihistamines for allergies. If there are severe symptoms they may prescribe inhalers. While these methods may be effective they do not treat the cause but only help bronchitis symptoms, and have toxicity and side effects.

Natural perspectives on bronchitis are to remove the irritations of air pollution, stress, and to improve the diet. Also deal with emotional causes.

Diet for bronchitis is important to eliminate dairy or to eliminate allergic or mucus causing foods. Also eliminate tobacco, alcohol, coffee, black tea, sodas, and fast foods and processed foods for optimal health.

Supplements include NAC (n-acetyl-cysteine), one or two capsules twice a day to enhance liver function and reduce mucus; Bromelain and Quercetin, one or two capsules up to three times a day for several weeks will help when there is an allergic component.

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 Bronchitis

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

Use a combination of the following herbs in capsule or tincture for maximum benefit, and adjust as your condition improves. Therapeutic dose is equal to one capsule of each herb 3 times a day or 1 liquid dropper full of an herbal tincture 3 times a day.

Fennel herb for bronchitis, expectorant, antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, breaks up gas.

Horsetail (Shave grass) supports kidneys to rid excess moisture from lungs (bronchitis) and body.

Licorice is an expectorant, antitussive, cough spasms, bronchitis congestion and allergies.

Yarrow is an anti-inflammatory, diuretic, antioxidant, and for colds and flu.

Herbs to reduce mucus in acute or chronic conditions:

Elecampane herb for bronchitis is decongestant, tonifying, and antiseptic for chronic mucus conditions.

Schizandra herb for bronchitis is a respiratory tonic, adrenal and liver tonic, and may be helpful for allergies.

Usnea is antifungal, antispasmodic, antibacterial, reduces fever.


Cell Salts to Help with Bronchitis

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.

#4 Ferr phos 6X – bronchitis, inflammation in general
#9 Nat mur 6X – bronchitis with coughs that are dry, emotional grief
#12 Silicea 6X – coughs worse from change of weather, connective tissue problems, shyness


Bronchitis 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.

Below are Acute, Chronic, Wet and Dry Bronchitis Homeoapthic remedies:

Homeopathics for acute bronchitis

Belladonna – acute bronchitis comes on sudden; dry spasmodic cough; worse evenings and nights; very sensitive to movement.

Coccus Cacti – acute bronchitis with smooth thread-like mucus, colorless mucus; spasmodic cough from small efforts, pressure of clothing and warm drinks; better from cold drinks.

Corallium Rubrum – dry spasmodic cough, especially nights; slimy discharge of the nose; better from warmth, worse from cold; extreme weakness after coughing fit.

Drosera – acute bronchitis cough is spasmodic, dry, especially nights; cough is strong enough to cause vomiting; worse from any movement such as speaking, singing, laughing, and drinking; symptoms worse after midnight and warmth.

Gelsemium – acute bronchitis cough from the flu with red face and congested chest; irritating cough better by scratching or rubbing of breastbone; dry cough, especially at 9am-10 am and 4pm-6 pm; general weakness; better from rest, worse from movement; after coughing, desires to urinate.

Juglans Regia – acute bronchitis with mucus membrane inflammation, swollen lymph nodes and acne; worse from movement or throat coverings or eating, better from hot drinks and warmth and arising in the mornings.

Phytolacca – acute bronchitis cough, spasmodic, especially at night; inflammation of the upper air ways; pain in the small joints; worse nights; can’t drink anything hot.

Rumex crispus – acute bronchitis with tickling cough, as if a feather is in the throat; lots of sneezing, pain in the chest; desires to have a warm head: worse nights at 2am – 4 am, better from warmth.

Sulphur – bronchitis with dry cough, frequently at the end of an infection of the upper respiratory tract; dry smoker’s cough, but also nights in bed; coughs worse at night; better from cold, fresh air and dry warm weather and from movement.

Homeopathics for Chronic Bronchitis

Antimonium Sulf Aur – chronicbronchitis where mucus is smooth and copious, the cough is day and night and there can be emphysema; every movement causes the condition to be worse, especially with a cold.

Causticum – chronic bronchitis better from warmth, but also better from cold drinks; worse from cold rooms or weather; throat is raw, frequent sore throats; cough is hollow and dry.

Cuprum Aceticum – chronic bronchitis with smooth mucus; strong spasms, sweating from coughing, and there may be some cramping, also calf cramping; coughing to vomiting; better from drinking, cough better from sweating; better warmth, worse from cold.

Hyoscyamus – chronic bronchitis where coughing begins mostly on lying down, evenings and nights; worse from cold drinks; strong cramps; chest feels tight; dizziness; strong fears of water.

Rumex Crispus – coughing with little mucus; irritation of the cough is as if a feather in the throat, tickle sensation; worse from the cold, especially in the evening breathing in of cold air; better from warmth.

Stannum Iodatum – chronic bronchitis with very specific worsening at nights, and speaking; mucus has pus and smells bad. Heavy sweating at nights, pains in the chest area; cough is strong and shakes the entire body; nausea and vomiting, sensitive to smells, even their own.

Sulphur – mucus is very heavy and loose; sweat smells bad; sticks feet out of the bed; better from warmth and dry weather, worse from warmth of bed, at 7am, 11 am and 5pm.

Sulphur Iodatum – chronic bronchitis where mucus smells bad; typical smoker’s cough; feels worse from cold washing, better from dry weather and warmth; symptoms worse in the early morning and from bed warmth.

Sticta Pulmonaria – chronic bronchitis with very little mucus; spastic tickling in the larynx; cough is harsh, worse from an open window, especially is the elderly-these people always want the window closed when sleeping; worse from nights and cold air.

Homeopathics for Dry Bronchitis

Drosera – dry bronchitis where cough is spasmodic, dry, especially nights; cough is strong enough to cause vomiting; worse from any movement such as speaking, singing, laughing, and drinking; symptoms worse after midnight and warmth.

Hyoscyamus – dry bronchitis  where coughing begins mostly on lying down, evenings and nights; worse from cold drinks; strong cramps; chest feels tight; dizziness; strong fears of water.

Rumex Crispus – coughing with little mucus; irritation of the cough is as if a feather in the throat, tickle sensation; worse from the cold, especially in the evening breathing in of cold air; better from warmth.

Homeopathics for Wet Bronchitis

Antimonium Tart – wet bronchitis with lack of breath, rattling in chest,  and too weak to spit up; white mucus; better sitting, worse lying; too much carbon dioxide shown by blueness, feels cold with clammy sweat.

Coccus Cacti – wet bronchitis with smooth thread-like mucus, colorless mucus; spasmodic cough from small efforts, pressure of clothing and warm drinks; better from cold drinks.

Grindelia – wet bronchitis with viscous hard-to-get-up mucus, hard to breathe; bronchial asthma also.

Ipecacuahna – spastic wet bronchitis with a restricted feeling, mucus us hard to get up; nausea and vomiting with no relief; worse nightly, and with dampness.

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