Herbs for easy breathing
In the offseason, as usual, many overcome lingering cold. It would seem that the disease has receded long ago but ill-fated cough still persists. What to do? How to get rid of residual manifestations of bronchitis, pleurisy and laryngitis? Fortunately, nature has given us herbs that will help ease breathing.
They provide antitussive properties of decoctions and infusions of Ledum in the treatment of many diseases of the respiratory system (acute bronchitis, bronchial asthma, whooping cough). Suppressing a cough, the funds on the basis of Ledum prevents the development of undesirable changes in the circulatory system, relieve insomnia, headache, than bring significant relief to the patient. Scientists have proved that the funds on the basis of this medicinal plant can be used for years, and they do not cause toxic effects, are well tolerated even when the allergic disposition of the body. This is important for the treatment of patients with bronchial asthma. And rosemary extract lowers blood pressure and has a diuretic effect.
See also: Treatment of colds folk remedies.
Mother-and-stepmother. This healing plant is also widely used in folk medicine. Thanks otharkivajushchim, softening, disinfecting and anti-inflammatory effects of mother-and-stepmother is widely used in diseases of the respiratory system (bronchitis, laryngitis, pleurisy), as well as problems with the stomach,bladder, kidneys and skin.
Anise . Breathing is not less valuable. The fruit and drugs increase the function of the glandular apparatus of the bronchi and intestines. The anethole contained in anise oil (which is very important!) is secreted through the mucosa of the bronchi and has a stimulating effect. The effect on the respiratory tract causes increased secretion of bronchial mucus, allows good to expectorate sputum. Aniseed oil and fruit of this plant is used for catarrh of the respiratory tract, tracheitis, laryngitis. when violations of the gastrointestinal tract.
Pine. Slender forest beauty gives medicine not only healing the buds, needles, the “grain” of turpentine, but the turpentine, rosin, tar. The buds are used in decoction as a diuretic and expectorant, inhalation – diseases of the upper respiratory tract, infusion of pine needles as a means fortified (vitamin C), tubs of pine needles, the neuralgic pains, the turpentine – inhalations as disinfectant in purulent processes in the lungs. Good results for bronchitis observed after inhalation of turpentine. Recall: pine emit into the air large amounts of volatile production, even active against the tubercle Bacillus.
Thyme. This aromatic shrub have long been included in folk medicine. Its infusion (leaves, flowers, thin twigs) is popular as a soothing, disinfecting, soothing cough remedy for diseases of the respiratory system. Infusion enhances the secretion of the bronchi, accelerates expectoration. By the way, thyme (thymol) are often included in the antibacterial candy that shows with angina, chronic tonsillitis, stomatitis and other problems with the upper respiratory tract.
The elecampane. This medicinal plant is recommended as an expectorant in chronic respiratory diseases: bronchitis, tracheitis, pulmonary tuberculosis and bronchitis with lots of mucus. The juice of Valerian mixed with honey is effective in cough and bronchial asthma.
Skipetrovidnogo mullein . Preparations based on this plant soften catarrhal phenomena on the mucous membranes of the mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach and intestines. And the flowers are successfully used as anti-inflammatory and emollient in catarrh of the upper respiratory tract, accompanied by cough.
Althaea officinalis . Included in the Pharmacopoeia of many countries and is used as an anti-inflammatory, enveloping remedy for disorders of the lungs and upper respiratory tract, with problems of the digestive system. Water infusion of the plants used in inflammatory diseases of the respiratory system and throat, accompanied by difficult expectoration of sputum, inflammation of the tonsils and soft palate, tracheitis.
A wide spectrum of therapeutic action and has a Russian birch. The herb licorice is also good for colds. It is used as an expectorant and diuretic. There are other medicinal plants used for diseases of the respiratory system: the maçka yellow, psychotria Ipecacuanha vulgaris, viola tricolor, the Siberian milkwort. And breathe easier and recover faster.