Bronchitis Ayurvedic Herbal Treatments
Causes of Bronchitis According To Ayurveda Herbal Medicine
Bronchitis or kasa roga is caused primarily by the impairment of digestion. For the treatment of bronchitis, therefore, physicians choose herbs having properties to correct the functions of both the lungs and the stomach.
Bronchitis Ayurveda Herbal Cures
Usually, herbalists tend to say that whatever the cause for bronchitis may be, the simplest herbal treatment is a teaspoonful of turmeric powder mixed with a cup of warm milk, two to three times a day, depending upon the severity of the condition. However, when we talk about Bronchitis Ayurvedic herbal treatments, we have to always remember to consider the body types. If the body is of heaty in nature, then turmeric may not be suitable because it is heaty and will be contraindicated. Herbal medicine, in its true sense, will always have to consider body types, and see if the person is suitable for a particular kind of herb or herbal formula.
Therefore, after paying due consideration on body types and the nature of the herbs, we can consider using these few traditional ayurvedic recipes for the healing of bronchitis. Another popular recipe, commonly used as a household remedy for this condition is dried ginger, long pepper and black pepper which are powdered and mixed in equal quantities. Half a teaspoonful of this mixture can be taken three to four times a day, depending upon the severity of the disease. The powder can also be added to tea or coffee. The juice of vasa (Adhatoda vasica), a medicinal plant, is very useful in curing cough and bronchitis, specially when they become chronic.
All these medicines (suitability of body types must be taken in account), taken together will promote digestion and metabolism in the body. Simultaneously, they help in the expectoration of the accumulated phlegm and make breathing easy. They also cure fever which accompanies infection because of their anti-pyretic and stimulant effects.
Diet and regimen: Yoghurt and fruits like guavas and bananas should be avoided.