The Bronchial Asthma – Common Symptoms And Ayurvedic Treatment

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In Ayurveda, Bronchial Asthma is named as Tomaka Shvasa. It is a special kind of allergic condition that arises, when our body reacts with one or more allergens. It is one of serious respiratory diseases. Nowadays, several people are experiencing this type of asthma due to increase in pollution level and hectic lifestyle.

Common symptoms of Bronchial Asthma

Some of the commonly seen symptoms of this kind of asthma are as follows:

  • An individual may experience low hearing capacity.
  • The patient with this condition may feel stressful.
  • A puffed noise may be produced when you exhale.
  • The patient may have difficulties and constraint around the chest while breathing.
  • A few small bronchial tubes that are connected with lungs are compacted due to accumulation or swelling of thick mucus in the main bronchi. Due to this, an individual may feel complexity while breathing.

The bronchial asthma attack is mostly seen during early morning, when an individual abruptly wakes up with a feeling of trepidation and alarm. The patient may sit for few minutes, as the breathing unexpectedly becomes very hard while he is resting down.

He may run to the window in order to breathe some fresh air. The attack remains for a few hours or even few days in some rare cases. In the early period of this syndrome, the patient may feel normal after the asthma attack. In few cases, unrelieved asthmatic patient attains typical look such as a very thin body with a pale face.

Asthma Treatment By Ayurvedic Medicines and Prescriptions

Agastya Rasayana and Chyawanaprash are the most eminent medicines of Ayurveda. These medicines are widely used for asthma treatment as prescribed in Ayurveda. The key item of chyawanprash is amla, which contains enough quantity Vitamin C. The main important thing of this fruit is that its vitamin content stays for a long time and will not be lost even if it is exposed to heat, which is a rare fad in case of some other fruits and drugs.

In some of the cases, the Agastya Rasayana is used, if an individual is constipated. Nevertheless, the Chyawanaprash is best medication. Agastya Rasayana and Chyawanaprash are taken in the dosage of one teaspoonful, thrice in a day.  Preferably, a dose before meals can produce best results. Both these medicines are slow-curing remedies, but both are reliable for effectiveness and good results. In some chronic cases, the effect of both these medicines may be evident from the rising time-gap between two consecutive attacks.

Additionally, to have better results in less time, take Sitopaladi Churna four times in a day with a spoon of honey. Since, the medicine is expected to cause discomfort in throat, it is good to intake the churna with some honey. Kanalwsava, Suvarna-Pushpasuga Rasa, Swasha-Kasa-Chintamani Rasa are some other recommended Ayurvedic medicines for asthma. The duration and dosage of these herbs depends upon the intensity of the syndrome. Asthma treatment can be easy as far as you follow the preparations mentioned above.

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Roy Chavarcode is a member of Chavarcode Ayurveda family. The Chavarcode family is from India and is highly reputed for their knowledge in the great tradition in Ayurveda, India's ancient and holistic method of treatment.


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This article was published on 2012/03/31