From our list of herbs and spices, the following are recommended for Respiratory:
- Ginko Biloba
Natural Cures and Remedies for Respiratory
Sleeping pills are no remedy for sleeplessness. They are habit forming and become less effective when taken continuously. They lower the I.Q., dull the brain and can prove fatal if taken in excess or before or after alcohol. The side-effects of sleeping pills include indigestion, skin rashes, lowered resistance to infection, circulatory and respiratory problems, poor appetite, high blood pressure, kidney and liver problems and mental confusion.
stress often presents as the overworked, com-pletely exhausted person who has been on the go (physically or emotionally) for a long time. At times, a chronically fatigued person will present with melancholy and depression. Treating with borage in such cases can give them a bit of spark. Soothes respiratory issues Borage contains mucilage, a wonderful ingredient to add to throat and cough syrups to soothe the respiratory tract. Overall, in small doses borage fortifies the entire respiratory system.
Cayenne, Citrus Bioflavonoids, Eucalyptus Leaf, Eyebright, Fenugreek, Horehound, Horseradish Root, Inula, Lobelia, Mullein Leaf, Myrrh, Nettle, Quercetin
Contraindications, Interactions, and Side Effects (Longleaf Pine) Commission E reports contraindications for EO: whooping cough; adverse effects: local irritation, exacerbation of bronchospasms (AEH). Though approving pure turpentine for ‘Chronic disease of the bronchii with heavy secretion (which I translate to bronchosis), Commission E contraindicates for acute inflammation of the respiratory tract. Inhaled turpentine may reduce bronchial secretion (KOM). Even topical application to too much surface area may damage the CNS and kidneys (KOM). Turpentine is a counterirritant and rubefacient. Though also taken internally, turpentine might best be relegated to topical uses, if any.
Organs or systems affected Respiratory system Therapeutic actions Antioxidant, secretolytic Nature Bitter, sweet, cool Plant constituents Vitamin C, mucilage, tannins, saponin, flavo-noids, allantoin, menthol
Respiratory relaxants also assist in calming irritated tissues of the respiratory tract, but unlike demulcents that secrete soothing fluids, relaxants cause restricted tissues to relax. ink about a full day of coughing when you are sick, when your lungs have had the workout of a lifetime and are tender and sensitive. Taking just a bit of an herbal respiratory relaxant is like slipping into a warm
Frees system from obstructions and toxins Bay-berry has a particular a?nity for the cardiovas-cular, respiratory, and gastrointestinal systems when they are overburdened by hardened mucus. Within the heart and cardiovascular system, bayberry works as an astringent and vessel toner, steadily increasing circulation and creating a positive outward flow of blood. Within the gas – trointestinal system, bayberry works as a tonic to resolve damp conditions and promote healthy breakdown and absorption. It pulls together excessive fluids and stimulates the release of toxins.