Pronounced as Az-ma originated from Greek word which means panting, is a chronic respiratory autoimmune disease, causing inflammation and constriction in the airways resulting discomfort and difficulty in breathing. It is a repetition of wheezing sound breath, shortness of breath, chest tightness and on and off coughing with sputum. Asthma is an allergy with no cure but has preventive measure. There are several types of asthma for instance, occupational asthma, exercise induced, and childhood asthma and also induced by environmental factors and hereditary factors.

Trigger factors

The disease is usually triggered by the following elements:-

Sudden changes in climatic conditions (extreme dry, cold and windy).

Advancement after cold and flu, pneumonia

Toxic air (having smoke (cigarette, smog, charcoal grill), chemical residual air, toxic fumes, aerosol sprays).

Induced by food or drug.

Vigorous exercise.

Mental stress or extreme emotion like laughing, crying,

Allergens (pollens, dust, pet’s hair, animal dander, molds).


Forceful Coughing with sputum

Wheezing or a whistling, squeaky sound while breathing

Short breath

Fast breathing

Chest tightness


Rapid movements of nostrils


Spirometry (Lung function test)

Chest x-ray

Peak expiratory flow test

Ayurveda approach:

Ayur means life and veda means knowledge, is a traditional study originated in ancient times , treating diseases with herbs and plants naturally.

Ayurvedic treatment for asthma - Planet Ayurveda

The Ayurvedic treatment for asthma of Planet Ayurveda is extremely safe to use. The medicines are free from chemicals, binders, sugars, salts, etc. They are purely vegetarian and natural and devoid of any side effect.

Perfect Ayurvedic Herbs for Asthma

Praanrakshak churna:

This medicine contains the following herbs like Madhuyashti, Vaasa, Anantmool and shirish.

These herbs are mixed together to form the powdered supplement. It helps to treat the chronic situations of bronchial asthma, where there occurs respiratory disorders and bleeding in cough. Besides bronchial asthma, it treats breathlessness, bronchitis, sinusitis and chronic rhinitis. It has anti-allergic, anti-microbial features, which fight away bronchial asthma considerably. The herbs of this asthma natural treatment together play a huge role to manage bronchial asthma.

Aller-G care:

This medicine contains the following herbs. These herbs work together to provide relief from the bronchial asthma.

Neem is an effective Ayurvedic herb, which fights away asthma and other related complications. This herb has antiseptic, liver detox, antiallergic, purifying blood, antibacterial, antiviral and other medicinal features.

Ashwagandha provides the capability to get away with the disorder and improve the defense system of the body. It contains withanolides and withaferin steroids. This herb makes the individual feel calm and composed.

Shirish helps to flush out the toxic materials from the body of the individuals. It also helps to improve the defense system of the body.

Haridra has a lot of medicinal features. These include anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, anti-allergic characteristics. It aids in treating the respiratory related allergies effectively.

Tulsi capsules:

These Ayurvedic capsules are made from the extract of the herb, basil or tulsi. This also has a lot of medicinal properties like antiallergic, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antitumor, antiamyloid, antioxidating, antimicrobial and many others. They are capable to enhance body’s immune system and provide good enough stamina to stand by this troubling condition.


Praanrakshak Churna: Dose: Daily - 1 tsp with plain water after meals, twice.

Aller-G Care Pack: Dose: daily - 2 capsules with plain water after meals, twice.

Tulsi Capsules: Dose: daily -2 capsules with plain water after meals, twice.

This Ayurvedic treatment for asthma acts as wonderful source to help in alleviating the signs and symptoms of bronchial asthma. It significantly aids to treat the various impacts and consequences of this chronic asthmatic situation.

Home remedies for managing asthma are as follows:-

Take one tablespoon of honey, one tablespoon of black pepper and one-fourth cup of onion juice, make a mixture and consume for relief. 

Take mixture of grounded ginger and liquorice, take half tablespoon of mixture in a cup of water and consume.

Drink a glass of carrot and spinach juice, in a ratio2:1 and take 3 times a day.

Boil 45 leaves of basil in 1000 ml of water, strain the leaves and use instead portable water.

Crush garlic and take it with Luke warm water for relief.

Consume hot brew of coffee or tea as bronchodilator.

Mix half tablespoon of turmeric powder in a cup of Luke warm milk and consume, will reduce inflammation.

Soak dry figs overnight and consume fig water early in the morning on empty stomach.

Boil fenugreek seed in water, strain water and add 10-15 drops of ginger juice.

Heat mustard oil with camphor and rub it on chest and neck.

These are 4 top wonderful Herbs to control asthma :

Author's Bio: 

Dr. Vikram Chauhan (MD-Ayurvedic Medicine) is an expert Ayurveda consultant in Chandigarh (India). He has vast experience of herbs and their applied uses. He has successfully treated numerous patients suffering from various ailments, throughout the world. He is CEO and Founder of Krishna Herbal Company and Planet Ayurveda in Chandigarh, India. WEBSITE - WWW.PLANETAYURVEDA.COM