Bronchitis is a disease of the lungs. It is an inflammatory disease. The pathogenic agents which determine Bronchitis are viruses, bacteria or fungi. Bronchitis is also influenced and worsen by the weather. So it is recommended to avoid wet weather and winds.
A natural cure includes different oils, a well balanced diet which means fruits, vegetables and honey.
One of the most recommended oils is the oil of wild oregano. It is very good in the battle against viruses, bacteria or fungi that release Bronchitis. This oil can be liquid or in capsules. If it is liquid it can be taken by adding three or four drops in a cup of hot tea.The capsules contain 450 milligrams of oil of wild oregano and it is recommended to take it twice daily between meals.
Regarding the diet it is recommended for the patients with Bronchitis to eat homemade soup and spicy foods, like garlic, curry, cayenne. This kind of food fortify the immune system and helps to kill germs and loosen mucus.
One of the Bronchitis symptoms is the persistent cough. It becomes very frustrating for the patients. It was showed that sipping cool water can suppress the cough. But there must be paid very much attention not to be cold water because it can cause spasm.
Mustard, ginger and olive oil are also good in the natural cure of Bronchitis. To brake up the mucus it is recommended to mix 1/2 teaspoon of mustard powder and 1/2 teaspoon of ginger powder with 1 to 2 teaspoons of olive oil. The patients have to rub their chest with this preparation before bedtime.
Zinc is a powerful antioxidant and antibacterial element which is very helpful in bringing the blood flow to the bronchial lining. The effect is easing the cough and it also helps to suppress the inflammatory response.
Inhaling cooled air for few minutes can be the solution to break up an episode of anoying cough. Bronchitis is recently diagnose to asthmatics and this method of inhaling cooled air can help stop an asthma attack.
Fruits are very healthy in general. In Bronchitis are very good especially the enzyme rich foods like papaya, pineapples and kiwi. They help to break down solidified mucus. There is also a very special fruit called huo-han-kuo which grows exclusively in the pharmaceuticals preparations and it is a natural expectorant and anti-tussive.
The lungs function can be strengthen by the intake of blueberries, red peppers and spinach. Their color indicates that they are very rich in antioxidants. Also when the spinach is cooked fat extracts lutein a very benefic antioxidants.
For external use it is also recommended the mint oil and the almond oil. These oils must be used for the massage of the chest and of the feet. Scientists showed that there are some places on feet connected to the lungs.
Propolis is a phitonutrient that kills viruses, bacteria and fungi which are involved in Bronchitis. Propolis is found in raw honey
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