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Ayurvedic Treatment of Chronic Bronchitis

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Ayurvedic Treatment of Chronic Bronchitis

This ayurvedic management also applies to other conditions with wheezing.

 

Pathya:

• Yogasana- Pranayama, bhujangasana, Paschimottanasana, Shavasana

• Ginger, garlic

• Spinach, gourd

• Horse gram, wheat, barley

• Raisins, Cardamom, honey

• Puranaghrita (clarified butter derived from goat’s milk- light in digestion)

• Yoga- Kapalbhati, Pranayam

 

Apathya:

• Blood transfusion

• Fish, mustard

• Dry foods, food which is heavy to digest

• Cold food and comforts.

 

Read More – Appendicitis Diagnosis | Other Criteria & Blood Test Results

 

Management: (all medication to be taken post meals 2- 3 times a day)

1. Vyaghri Haritaki avaleha

2. Agastya Haritaki

3. Vyoshadi churna with honey

4. Dashmool Kwath (decoction)- 10-15 ml with equal lukewarm water

5. Shringyadi churna with honey/milk

6. Guduchi (Giloy juice)

7. Shwas-kas Chintamani ras (tablets)

Research behind this article:

1. Vishwas S.K, Sharma K.K, Chauhan V. 2018. Role of pathya- apathya and yogic procedures in the management of COPD. International Journal of Ayurveda and Pharma Research; 6 (7):81-85.

2. Ram J& Baghel M. S. (2015). Clinical efficacy of Vyaghriharitaki Avaleha in the management of chronic bronchitis. Ayu, 36(1), 50–55.

3. Varsakiya, J & Goyal, M. (2017). Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): critical review from Ayurveda perspective.

Dr-niharika

Dr. Niharika

BAMS, NDDY (India)
MPH, DDQAPM (Sydney, Australia)

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