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Cold in the Chest

Sub Diseases
General Name
Medical Name
Urdu Name
Phephade ki Sujan, Fefade ki Suzan
Cold in the Chest Symptoms

Dry Cough
Runny Nose
Chest Discomfort
Shortness of Breath
Difficult Breathing
Phlegm from throat
Mucus from Nose

Cold in the Chest Cured By

Bronchitis is a disease of the Respiratory Tract.
The inflammation of the mucus membranes of the Bronchi is Bronchitis. It causes irritation and swelling of the mucus membranes. This causes Cough and Breathlessness.

It is classified as
Bronchitis Acute, Due to Lungs infection (90% viral)
Bronchitis Chronic, It is long lasting.(Major cause smoking)
Bronchitis Industrial, Found in people exposed to dust and fumes. (People working in industries

Causes of Cold in the Chest

  • Cold
    Food Allergies
    Viral Infection
    Bacterial Infection
    An exposure to dry cold wind
    Exposure to cold after a hot bath
    Sudden change of temperature of the body

    Tips to treat and prevent Bronchitis
    Take proper rest to strengthen your immune system.
    Stay away from crowds, children, and public restrooms to keep yourself away from infections.
    Wear gloves and a mask when you go out. This will protect you from toxins and pollutants that may make bronchitis worse.
    Always wash your hands once you come from outside.
    Place a few drops oregano oil under your tongue. This will provide relief from a cough.
    Sleep with your head elevated.

    If not treated properly Bronchitis may cause

    Your best bet is, Lobelia, Coughwort, Yellow Starwort.
    A visit to the Doctor is a must.

Materia Medica : Herbal Treatment for Cold in the Chest

Single Herb

Cubeb for Bronchitis

Inhale the smoke of Cubeb once a day.

Adhatoda Vasica for Bronchitis

Dip few leaves in drinking water stored in a mud pot. Add 1 tsp of honey in one glass of water and drink whenever feel thirsty.

Bacopa Monnieri ( Brahmi ) for Bronchitis

Take fresh juice of Bacopa Monnieri leaves and Ghee in equal proportion. Boil them. Take 5 ml twice a day.

Camphor for Bronchitis

Boil some water in a pan. Add few drops of Camphor oil. Inhale the vapours.
Burn the Camphor. Use it as a Sudorific.
Caution : Stop if you start feeling dizziness.

Commiphora Mukul ( Guggul ) for Bronchitis

Burn the gum of Commiphora Mukul , inhale the smoke.

Turmeric ( Haldi ) for Bronchitis

Add one tsp Turmeric powder in a glass of Milk. Drink it thrice a day. In the morning have it on an empty stomach.

Onion ( Pyaz ) for Bronchitis

Include raw onion in your daily meal. It helps in phlegm removal and stops its further formation.

Flax Seeds ( Alsi ) for Bronchitis

Boil 1 cup Flax seeds in a cup of water. Cool. Use it as a poultice on Chest.

Phragmites ( Sarakanada ) Leaves for Bronchitis

Take it as cooked.

Red Ginger Lily for Bronchitis

Prepare a decoction of Red Ginger Lily's rhizome. Drink half cup once a day.

Clerodendrum for Respiratory Diseases

Make a decoction with bark and roots of Clerodendrum plant. Take 50 ml of it two times a day. It also cure Cough and Fever.

Black Musli for Respiratory Diseases

Make a decoction with leaves of Black Musli plant. Drink 30 ml of it once a day.

Butter Tree ( Mahua ) Flowers for Bronchitis

Take dried Butter Tree ( Mahua ) Flowers. Powder. Have one teaspoon with one glass of milk.

Mimosa Pudica for Asthma

Drink 15 ml juice of Mimosa Pudica plant twice a day. Use it for 15 days.

Almond ( Badam ) for Bronchitis

Take 2 Almonds ( Badam ). Crush and have it with Orange or Lemon juice once a day.

Indian Borage for Bronchitis

Drink 10 ml leaf decoction of Indian Borage once a day.

Arjuna for Bronchitis

Take the bark of Arjuna. Prepare a decoction. Take one teaspoon twice a day.

Aristolochia Indica for Respiratory Diseases

Add 1 g root powder of Aristolochia Indica in a cup of warm water. Drink it once a day.

Olive ( Jaitun ) for Bronchitis

Massage using Olive Oil on your Chest at night. Cover your Chest after application.

Fenugreek ( Methi ) for Bronchitis

Drink 30 ml Fenugreek ( Methi ) tea once a day. It helps to expel mucus from the body.

Solanum Xanthocarpum for Respiratory Diseases

Boil 10 g roots of Solanum Xanthocarpum in a cup of water. Drink it once a day. It helps in soothing Respiratory tract.

Sandalwood Essential Oil for Bronchitis

Add 3-4 drops of Sandalwood Essential Oil mixed with water. Soak a cotton cloth in this solution. Put this cloth over your chest area.

Betel ( Pan ) for Bronchitis

Coat some Mustard oil on 2-3 Betel ( Pan ) leaves. Heat the leaves for 1-2 minutes. Apply it on Chest.
Take 6 Betel leaves, small piece of Rock Sugar ( Mishri ). Boil in 2 cups of water till it is reduced to one cup. Drink 3 times a day.

Carrot ( Gaajar ) seeds for Bronchitis

Boil 10 g Carrot ( Gaajar ) seeds in 1 Liter water. Drink 50 ml of it two times a day.

Garlic ( Lehsun ) for Bronchitis

Garlic ( Lehsun ) has strong Antiviral and Antibiotic properties. These properties help to fight infection and treat Bronchitis.
Take 2 to 3 Garlic ( Lehsun ) cloves. Peel and crush. Boil in a glass of milk. Drink it at night. Daily until the problem is cured.

Eucalyptus ( Safeda ) Oil for Bronchitis

Eucalyptus ( Safeda ) Oil has Antibacterial property. It helps to cure the problem. Steam is the best option to treat bronchitis.
Boil a liter of water. Add 8 to 10 drops in boiling water. Inhale the steam at bed time.

Honey ( Shehad ) for Bronchitis

Mix a tablespoon of Honey ( Shehad ) in a glass of lukewarm water. Have it 2 to 3 times a day.

Liquorice ( Mulethi ) for Bronchitis

Heat half tablespoon Liquorice ( Mulethi ) powder in a cup of water for 10-15 minutes. Strain and drink twice a week.
Datura Stramonium ( Dhatura in India ) clears the Respiratory Tract. The Anti inflammatory property of Datura Stramonium reduces the inflammation in the Bronchi.
Take 4 to 5 dried Datura Stramonium leaves. Burn them. Breath the smoke for 2 to 3 minutes. Repeat this for 3 to 4 days.
Basil Essential Oil possesses strong Antiviral and Antibacterial properties. These properties help kill harmful bacteria causing infection and inflammation. Basil Essential Oil helps to expel excessive phlegm and mucus. It treats the Fever caused due to Bronchitis.
Add 3 to 4 drops of Basil Essential Oil to any Carrier Oil. Mix well. Apply it on the chest and gently massage. Repeat this two times a day.

Polygala Amara for Bronchitis

Put 1 teaspoon of shredded, dried Polygala Amara in boiling water. Steep it for 20 minutes. Strain and drink it 4 to 5 times a day.

Abelmoschus Manihot for Bronchitis

Extract out a glass of juice from Abelmoschus Manihot flowers. Drink it regularly to get relieve from Bronchitis.

Thyme for Bronchitis

Boil a cup of water and add 1 teaspoon of dried Thyme. Stir it well for 10 minutes. Remove it from the heat and allow it to cool. Add honey to taste and drink. Repeat this procedure to get relief from Bronchitis.

Bay Leaf for Bronchitis

Bay leaf reduces Mucus. Add a fresh Bay leaf in it to a cup of boiling water. Remove from the heat and allow it to cool for 15 minutes. Strain it off and drink.
Soak Bay leaves in warm water. Rub this water on your chest and cover it with a clean cloth. Once it gets cooled, change with a fresh cloth. Repeat 2 times a day.

Guava ( Amrood ) for Bronchitis

Prepare a tea, made of crushed Guava ( Amrood ) leaves and one cup of water. Drink it, 2 times a day.

Carom ( Ajvain ) for Bronchitis

Heat Carom seeds and Jaggery in equal proportion and mix them well. Consume 2 teaspoons of this mixture, 2 times a day. This will provide relief from Chronic Bronchitis.

Indian Gooseberry ( Amla ) for Bronchitis

Consume Amla juice daily. It will provide relief from bronchitis complications.

Radish ( Muli ) for Bronchitis

Take 1 tablespoon each of raw Radish juice and Honey. Mix them well and consume it.
It cures chronic Bronchitis and headache due to lung problem.

Tylophora Indica for Bronchitis

Consume quarter teaspoon of Tylophora Indica leaf paste mixed with Honey in equal proportion. Have it daily two times a day.

Malkangani Oil for Bronchitis

Massage Malkangani Oil over your chest before going to bed and consume half teaspoon of Malkangani Oil in one glass of warm milk.
It will keep your body warm and will prevent Respiratory Diseases.

Basil ( Tulsi ) for Bronchitis

Prepare a decoction, made of Basil leaves with one slice of Ginger added in it and one cup of water. Strain it and add one teaspoon of Honey. Drink it.
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Herbal Treatment For Bronchitis 2

Take equal quantity of Cubeb ( Kababchini ) and Cinnamon ( Dalchini ). Powder them. Put a pinch of powder in a glass of water and leave it for 5 minutes. Drink it daily.

Herbal Treatment For Bronchitis 3

Take equal quantity of Cubeb, Galangal, Liquorice and Long Pepper. Grind them together. Boil two teaspoon powder in a cup of water. Add two teaspoon Honey and have lukewarm daily.

Herbal Treatment For Bronchitis 4

Take 2 cups juice of Adhatoda Vasica leaves. Boil with 1 cup Honey. Take half teaspoon three times a day.

Herbal Treatment For Bronchitis 5

Chop 3 leaves of Adhatoda Vasica and add half teaspoon of Liquorice, quarter teaspoon of Long Pepper and 3 cups of water. Add all in a mud vessel and heat till it chars. Again boil until it gets half. When the whole mixture cools down put 1 teaspoon of Honey in it.
Take 2 teaspoon twice a day.

Herbal Treatment For Bronchitis 8

Make a decoction of Ipecacuanha, WhiteHorehound, Coltsfoot and Grindelia . Take two times a day.

Herbal Treatment For Bronchitis 6

Prepare a tea of Caraway seeds and dried White Horehound. Drink twice a day.

Herbal Treatment For Bronchitis 1

Take Verbascum Thapsus, White Horehound, Coughwort and Lobelia.
Prepare a decoction. Take two or three times a day.

Herbal Treatment For Bronchitis 7

Grind the root bark of Sodom. Mix it with Date Palm sugar. Take a pinch of it during bedtime with warm milk.
Caution : Excess use may cause Diarrhea.

Herbal Treatment For Bronchitis 9

Drink the decoction of dried Ginger ( Adrak in India ) and Bayberry ( Kafal in India ).

Herbal Treatment For Bronchitis 10

Mix equal quantities of Ginger ( Adrak in India ) powder, Black Pepper ( Kali Mirch in India ) powder and Turmeric ( Haldi in India ) powder in a bottle. Take half tablespoon twice a day with lukewarm water. for One week.

Herbal Treatment For Bronchitis 11

Grind equal quantity of dried Ginger ( Adrak in India ), Cloves ( Laung in India ) and Black Pepper ( Kali Mirch in India ) together. Take it thrice a day with Honey ( Shehad in India ).

Herbal Treatment For Bronchitis 12

Take 1 tsp each of Flax seeds and Sesame seeds. Sprinkle some salt on it. Have it with Honey at night.

Herbal Treatment For Bronchitis 13

Add 1 tsp Almond powder in a cup of Orange juice. Drink it every night. It helps in getting relief from Phlegm.

Herbal Treatment For Bronchitis 14

Make a decoction with roots of Oldenlandia Umbellata plant. Mix it with Liquorice root decoction in 10:4 ratio. Drink 3 ml of the mixture once a day.

Herbal Treatment For Bronchitis 15

Grind leaves of Indian Thorny Bamboo to obtain juice. Add quarter tsp powder of each Long Pepper, Cardamom, Jaggery and Clove in 1 glass of obtained juice. Drink 4 ml of the mixture once a day.

Herbal Treatment For Bronchitis 16

Mix dried Sodom flowers, Black Pepper and Clove in 4:2:1 ratio. Grind them to make powder. Consume 3 g of it with lukewarm water.

Herbal Treatment For Bronchitis 17

Take Black Pepper ( Kali Mirch in India ), Long Pepper ( Pippali in India ) and dried Ginger ( Adrak in India ) in equal quantity. Grind them to make powder. Take 3 g of it by adding some Honey ( Shehad in India ).

Herbal Treatment For Bronchitis 18

Chop some white Onions. Add them to Honey. Boil. Apply on your Chest when bearable hot.

Herbal Treatment For Asthma and Bronchitis

In Asthma or Bronchitis we need to administer an anti inflammatory remedy. Some herbal cortisone. Something to thin the mucus. And some remedy to expell it. Fortunately we can make a formula for all the three effects.
Mix the following three herbs in the proportions given below.
Liquorice 6 parts by weight
Slippery Elm 3 parts
Lobelia one part
Start slowly by baby steps to find your own dose. Once relief sets in start reducing the dose.
Effects are miraculously fast in mild cases. Say a few days. Severe cases may take long. Say a few months.

Herbal Treatment For Bronchitis 19

Warm 100 ml of water in a pan. Mix 1 teaspoon of Salt in it. Gargle with this warm water 4 times a day. Spit out the water after gargling. Repeat this procedure regularly to get rid of Bronchitis.

Herbal Treatment For Bronchitis 20

Mix 1 teaspoon of Lemon juice in a cup of warm water. Gargle with it 5 times a day. Spit out the water after gargling. Repeat this procedure regularly to get rid of Bronchitis.

Herbal Treatment For Bronchitis 21

Mix 2 teaspoons of Thyme oil with 3 teaspoons Olive oil. Rub this mixture on your chest. It will cure congestion.

Herbal Treatment For Bronchitis 22

Take half cup of Coconut Oil ( or any other carrier oil ) and add 20 drops each of Eucalyptus, Lavender and Tea Tree Essential Oil in it. Mix them well. Apply one teaspoon of this oil blend over the chest area and gently massage it. Repeat the process three times a day.