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Expectorant Herbs


Expectorant herbs are those herbs which expel excess mucous from respiratory system. These herbs increase the secretion of Mucus and then expel it out to tone the Respiratory Tract.

Excess of Expectorant herbs may cause :
Stomach Upset
Information given herein is for informational purposes only. It is not an indicator of what you should do. Please consult your doctor before consuming any food or herb.

Materia Medica for Expectorant

Single Herbs

Rue ( Sudapa ) as an Expectorant

The leaves of Rue ( Sudapa ) contain Expectorant property. Hence, It expels out the phlegm and gives relief to the respiratory tract.
Crush the fresh leaves of Rue ( Sudapa ). Squeeze the crushed leaves to extract juice. Take one teaspoon of juice with honey twice a day.

Adhatoda Vasica as Expectorant

Make a decoction of root or bark of Adhatoda Vasica. Take 2 tsp of it twice a day. It helps in removing mucus from Respiratory Tract.

Figs ( Anjeer ) as Expectorant

Soak 2 figs in water for 8 hours. Eat them in the morning.

Carrot juice as Expectorant

Consume 50 ml Carrot juice twice a day.

Aniseed ( Choti Saunf ) as an Expectorant

Chew 1 tsp Aniseed ( Choti Saunf ) daily. It is a good Expectorant and it cures various Cough related Diseases.

Indian Mallow as Expectorant

Powder the seeds of Indian Mallow. Take quarter tsp of it twice a day.

Yerba Santa as an Expectorant

Take a cup of boiling water.
Put One tablespoon crushed leaves in it and steep for 10 minutes.
Strain and drink Luke warm.

Speed Well as an Expectorant

Boil the flowering tops of Speed Well in some water to make a tea.
Drink hot twice a day.

Ginger ( Adrak ) as Expectorant

Mix equal quantity of Ginger juice with Honey. Take 1 tsp of the mixture daily.

Achiote as an Expectorant

Extract the pulp of Achiote seed. Make its decoction. Consume 10 ml of it two times a day.

Bael as Expectorant

Drink leave decoction of Bael twice a day.

Butter Tree ( Mahua ) as Expectorant

Consume half cup flower decoction of Butter Tree ( Mahua ) twice a day.

Aniseed Essential Oil for Phlegm

Aniseed Essential Oil has expectorant property. This is the reason Aniseed Essential Oil throws the phlegm out efficiently.
Add 5 to 6 drops oil in a liter of boiling water. Inhale the steam for 5 minutes. Repeat the process two to three times a day.

Polygala Amara as Expectorant

Mix 1 tablespoon dry powder of Polygala Amara in 100 ml of boiling water. Allow it to cool for 15 to 20 minutes. Decant and drink it in 5 to 6 innings a day.



Multiple Herbs

Herbal Treatment For Expectorant 1

Combination of Night Jasmine and Areca Nut is an effective formula to expel the phlegm.
Take a small piece of each Night Jasmine stem bark and Areca Nut. Now place them on Night Jasmine leaf. Wrap and chew.

Herbal Treatment For Expectorant 2

Grind Caesalpinia Bonduc ( Karanjwa ) seeds and Long Pepper ( Pippali ) in equal quantity. Take 1/4 teaspoon with Honey ( Shehad ) in morning for 3 days



Action of Expectorant
Super Effective