Bronchitis is an illness in the respiratory system where in the mucous membranes are inflamed and swelling. The two types of bronchitis: chronic, requires an everyday medical treatment and continues for three months to two years, and acute, which continues only a week or three.
There are eight preventive measures healthy people should follow to avoid bronchitis:
- Rinse your hands and face frequently.
- Avoid smoking.
- Drink plenty of water.
- Use humidifiers.
- Take proper rest.
- Avoid air pollutants.
- Eat almonds.
- Avoid scented candles, air fresheners, etc.
And now, the remedies:
Steep leaves in hot water.
Strain and drink or breathe the steam.
Steep leaves in hot water and leave for 15 minutes.
Sweeten with honey.
Drink a cup daily.
Boil leaves for 8 minutes.
Inhale the steam.
Add 3 drops of Anise essential oil to a teaspoon of carrier oil.
With this oil, massage the throat.
Place a warm towel onto the affected area.
Boil licorice roots.
Steep for a few minutes.
Drink 2 cups daily.
Chew the leaves.
Chew along with holy basil leaves.
Holy Basil: Chew the leaves to neutralize lung infection.
Add ½ teaspoon of savory to boiled water.
Pour ½ teaspoon thyme to boiling water.
Steep for 5 minutes.
Sweeten with honey.
Drink the tea.
Soak in hot water.
Use as poultice and apply on chest.
Cover up the chest with a clean towel.
Warm when it cools.
Dilute a small amount of fresh spinach into a glass of water.
Sweeten with ½ tbsp. honey.
Mix mustard and flour with a ratio of 1:4.
Stir and add sufficient water.
Apply olive oil on chest.
Spread the mustard concoction on a washcloth.
Apply on chest.
Place until the warm paste cools.
Place a tea bag in boiling water.
Steep for 10 minutes.
Add pinches of cinnamon powder, alcohol, and honey.
Stir and drink.
Water: Drink 10 glasses of water a day and consume vegetable and fruit juices.
Boil a lemon wedge.
Strain in a cup.
Mix sesame seeds with linseed and honey.
Consume the mixture before going to sleep.
Onion: Take a teaspoon of raw onion juice every morning on an empty stomach.
Add 1 ½ kg. Epsom salt in your warm bath water.
Immerse yourself for 30 minutes before sleeping.
For chronic, this should be done twice a day.
Add little drops in boiling water.
Cover head with a towel.
Breathe the steam.
Fresh Garlic Cloves:
Peel and chop the cloves.
Drop in a glass of milk.
Boil the milk.
Drink warm before sleeping.
Dilute a teaspoon of turmeric powder in a glass of milk.
Stir and boil.
Drink hot twice or thrice daily on an empty stomach.
Orange Juice: Fresh orange is packed with Vitamin C, which builds a strong immune system.
Mix teaspoons of pepper, cloves, and ginger powder.
Add little milk/honey.
Drink three times a day.
Add salt in warm water.
Stir and gargle 4 times daily.
Oregano Oil: Dropping little oregano oil under the tongue cures severe coughs. Do this once a day.
Mix half a teaspoon of honey with pinches of fresh ginger paste and black pepper, and 2 clove powders.