Mustard Oil for Asthma

Asthma is a chronic disease affecting airways of your lungs. As airways get inflamed, swollen and tighten you’ll find difficult to breathe. It’s a life threatening respiratory disorder, so you must reduce asthma symptoms with natural remedies.

Among innate remedies mustard oil for asthma is considered to be safest and effective way. This edible oil is extensively used for culinary purpose and has multiple medicinal properties.

Mustard oil is obtained from mustard seeds and it consists of anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, beta-carotene, vitamin A, vitamin B complex, and omega -3&6 fats.

Mustard Oil to Treat Asthma

mustard oil for asthma

Main asthma suffers experience difficulty when they do some physical activity; this is known as exercise-induced asthma. Staying healthy and active is the only way to combat asthma symptoms. People who’ve allergies may also experience asthma symptoms.

Allergens like dust, pollen, gases, inhaling fumes and other irritants may lead to asthma. Main cause of asthma is not known. Children with this disease develop before age 5.

Unfortunately, there is no permanent cure for this chronic disease. Anyhow, using home remedies and anti-allergens you can reduce its affect.

Assorted properties in mustard oil can help reduce asthma effect. Topically apply mustard oil over the chest and you must take care in cold months.

Above mentioned properties like antibacterial and anti-fungal activity of this oil can effectively fight infectious bacteria. Inflammation caused by asthma can be reduced by anti-inflammatory agents in this vegetable oil.

There are varied ways to use mustard oil for asthma, one among them is to boil water in a pot and add few drops of mustard oil to it. Inhale the steam slowly to easy breathing and reduce asthma effect. Mustard oil dilates bronchial tubes so that you can breathe easily.

When you experience an asthma attack, massage brown mustard oil over the chest. You can swallow 1 teaspoon of sugar with 1teaspoon of brown mustard oil.

Alternatively, you can massage the check with 1 tablespoon of mustard oil and 1 teaspoon of camphor. Slowly inhale the vapor to alleviate the discomfort.

Mustard oil and honey for asthma

As this oil taste bitter and has pungent smell, you can mix it with honey, so that you can easily swallow it.

Mix 1 teaspoon of mustard oil with 1 teaspoon of raw honey. Consume it with empty stomach; you can repeat this step 3 times a day. As honey is packed with exceptional medicinal benefits it clears congestion in throat and respiratory tract.

Note: Anyhow, I recommend you to consult your doctor before trying these home remedies.

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Resource:

  • http://www.aaaai.org/conditions-and-treatments/asthma.aspx

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