Recover naturally with the simplest Ayurvedic Home remedies for asthma

By Dr Sharda Ayurveda In Respiratory

Asthma is a common inflammatory disease of the airways of the lungs. In Asthma a person's airways become inflamed, narrow, swell, and produce extra mucus, which makes breathing difficult. Some other symptoms include wheezing, chest tightness, and coughing. Symptoms vary for every individual depending upon the activities they perform and their body type. It can occur at any age. The symptoms may sometimes flare up. Some symptoms get worse at night, for some in winter, and some in chilly cold air. In some cases, it can even lead to a life-threatening attack. People get dependent on steroid-based Inhalers when caught with an Asthma attack to manage their breathing, but it is harming their bodies. Ayurvedic treatment for Asthma shows its results within a few days of treatment followed by some lifestyle and dietary changes. Home remedies for asthma play a vast role in fast recovery. The results are brilliant. 

List of Home Remedies for Asthma

Suggested below are the natural ways to treat asthma: 

Tulsi (Basil)

In Indian mythology, Basil (Tulsi) is recognized as a holy herb. Perhaps, this Herb is loaded with several health benefits like it helps to reduce cold and congestion in the chest. Tulsi juice is very beneficial when mixed with honey and ginger helps treat asthma, colds, cough, and bronchitis. 


It is highly beneficial and also recommended as first aid in the treatment of chronic diseases like respiratory, digestive, and skin diseases.


  • Prepare fresh Tulsi juice daily.
  • Take 5-7 Leaves of Tulsi. Crush them properly and extract their juice.
  • Put1 drop of Tulsi Juice in the nose daily in the morning. 
  • Take ½ spoon of Tulsi Juice+ a pinch of black pepper powder and consume it with lukewarm water daily empty stomach in the morning. 

*Results can be seen within 15 days of treatment as patients get relief from dry cough.

Dambel (TylophoraIndica)

It is a highly medicinal plant that is used for respiratory diseases to clear the lungs of excess mucus. Tylophora increases the airflow and reduces allergic reactions in the body. 



  • It is advised to chew1 one leaf daily with lukewarm water for regularly 7 days to see the effective results. 

* It is an actual remedy to treat Asthma. It gives marvelous results.

Mulathi (Glycyrrhiza Glabra)

Mulathi is loaded with inflammatory and antioxidant properties that heal inflammation of the lungs and also reduce inflammation, especially in bronchitis tubes. It is also an excellent remedy for treating cough and sore throat as it loosens the mucus inside the airways.



  • To prepare Mulathi Powder all you need is:
  • 200 gms of Mulathi. Dry it properly and then grind it and make its powder and then sieve it properly in an air-tight container.


Mix ½ tsp. of Mulathi powder + ½ tsp. of Honey. Consume it in the morning and evening before meals. 

Ginger Garlic Tea

Ginger Garlic is a perfect combination for treating serious health issues. They have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that offer protection against diseases. This tea is also the best idea for boosting Immunity. 

Ginger Garlic Tea


  • 3-4 crushed Garlic+ a small piece of Ginger crushed. 
  • Boil it in 100 ml. of water and then filter it. 
  • Add ½ tsp. of Honey and consume it once a day. It relieves Kapha accumulation in the airways and treats Asthma within 1 month. 

Desi Ghee & Cow Milk

The benefits of Desi ghee and Cow’s Milk are diverse in Nature. Cow’s milk will never trigger Asthma symptoms.

cow ghee and milk


  • Take ½ tsp. of Desi ghee, and add a pinch of Black pepper powder.
  • Immediately add ½ tsp. of Gram flour (Besan).
  • Then after a few seconds and 100 ml. of Cow’s milk and stir it until it gets thick for approximately 5 minutes. 

Follow this daily before going to bed at night until 1 week. It helps in treating Asthma naturally.

Bay Leaves

Bay leaves do wonders in treating cough in Asthma. Take a few Bay leaves and make its Powder. 

Bay Leaves


  • ½ tsp. of Bay leaves powder
  • +1/4th tsp. of Pippali powder.
  • +1 tsp. of Honey.
  • Mix all these ingredients and consume them 3 times a day after meals. 

* It helps in the prevention of chronic symptoms of Asthma. 

Cinnamon & Trikatu

cinnamon and trikatu powder

Cinnamon helps in removing phlegm from the throat and boosts the immune system. Trikatu consists of Sonth, Black pepper, and Pippali powder. An equal quantity of all the 3 ingredients makes Trikatu.


  • 1 tsp. of Cinnamon and 1/4th tsp. of Trikatu.
  • Boil them in 100 ml. of water.
  • When the water gets cool down add 1 tsp. of Honey and intake it. 

Lavender Oil

Lavender oil is one of the best and most natural ways of treating inflammation and allergies. It controls mucus production and helps in treating Asthma and strengthens the immune system.  

lavender oil bottel


  • It is advised to inhale at least 10 drops of oil by mixing it in boiling water.
  • Inhale the steam for 5 minutes. 


Honey is the oldest remedy known for treating breathing-related issues. It helps in removing all the phlegm from the throat which promotes better sleep for asthmatic patients.



  • 1 tsp. of Honey added in warm water is advised to drink twice a day. 
  • Or you can add 1 teaspoon of honey with a pinch of cinnamon powder to be swallowed daily before going to bed every night. 


Consuming Coffee is one of the simplest ways of treating Asthma as it eases up the airways within a short period and makes breathing easy. Coffee is also considered the quickest antidote to treat Asthma. Caffeine present in coffee plays the role of bronchodilator and helps the opening of the constricted airways. 



  • Drinking a cup of hot coffee for instant relief from asthma. 

Dietary Changes

diet changes for asthma patients

A healthy diet has its place and criteria that play a major role in treating a disease. Food items that are rich in minerals, vitamins, and antioxidants should be added as they promote the healthy functioning of the respiratory system. Incorporate more organic fruits and vegetables like apples, kiwis, pineapples, berries, and grapes. Vegetables like- Carrots, spinach, ginger, broccoli, and sweet potatoes. Also, don’t forget to consult your expert before consuming them. 

Role of Exercise

There is no such complication of not exercising in Asthma rather practicing yoga daily, a slow walk for at least 20 minutes will keep you away from asthma. Breathing exercises help control asthma. So it is beneficial for you to perform these exercises daily.

man running

Simple Breathing

It is also called diaphragmatic breathing. Method to perform the exercise-

  • Lie down or sit with your back straight.
  • Breathe in and out slowly.
  • The stomach should go out during inhalation, not the chest. 
  • While exhaling, the stomach should go in.

Buteyko Breathing

Method to perform the exercise- 

  • Sit in an upright position with the chest and belly muscles relaxed. 
  • Take a long shallow breath and exhale slowly.
  • Hold your breath for as long as possible. Then, continue breathing gently.

Pursed Lip Breathing

Method to perform the exercise:

  • While in the simple breathing position, exhale through pursed lips like you are blowing a whistle. 
  • Exhaling should ideally be twice as long as inhaling.

* Always remember to not overexert yourself and your lungs while doing any type of exercise and also before beginning do consult your expert first.

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Asthma is a common inflammatory disease of the airways of the lungs. It can affect any age group. In Asthma a person's airways become inflamed, narrow, swell, and start producing extra mucus, which makes even breathing difficult. Ayurvedic treatment can even stop your dependency on inhalers, so what's better than recovering naturally? Ayurvedic home remedies for Asthma are known for ages as their results are marvelous.

*Do not forget to consult your specialist before beginning tips or home remedies for asthma as every individual has a different body type so it is not always possible that any tips or remedies can suit everyone. So consult an expert and then only begin as guided by them.

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