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10 Best Asthma Home Remedies for Quick Relieve in Asthma Patients

Updated on December 12, 2016

Home remedies for asthma patients

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An asthma patient

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Asthma is a very unpleasant illness and can sometimes be deadly. Asthma is a respiratory illness that causes difficulty in breathing in victims. Some of the symptoms of asthma include; coughing, shortness of breath, fatigue and tightness of the chest. Well, if you are suffering from this illness; or you know of anyone suffering from this uncomfortable disease, then this article would furnish you with 10 of the best asthma home remedies for quick relieve in asthma patients.

Best asthma home remedies

Asthma is a chronic illness that at the moment does not have a permanent cure; however, the good news for victims or sufferers of asthma is that there is hope to relieve them of the symptoms of this uncomfortable situation. The following home remedies can be very effective in suppressing the symptoms of asthma;


Garlic belongs to the allium family of plants. It is a widely used ingredient in cooking. Garlic is one of the most effective asthma home remedies. When using garlic to treat the symptoms of asthma all you need to do is to boil a quarter cup of milk and about two or three cloves of garlic and then drink the concoction when warm. This concoction is very effective in relieving the symptoms of asthma in asthma patients.

Mustard oil and camphor

When it comes to suppressing the symptoms of asthma, mustard oil combined with camphor works effectively in doing so. The procedure just involves warming mustard oil and camphor and then gently rubbing and massaging it on the chest and the back. This process can be repeated severally until the symptoms lessen.

Black coffee

Drinking black coffee provides the body with numerous benefits and one of them is to abate the symptoms of asthma. The caffeine in coffee helps improve breathing as it clears and relaxes the air passage. For coffee to be effective in reducing the symptoms of asthma, you need to drink it hot. You need to ensure that you do not drink more than three cups of coffee a day.

Black tea

Another item on the list of the best asthma home remedies includes black tea. Black tea performs similar functions as that of black coffee. In actual fact it can be used as a perfect substitute for black coffee for those who do not prefer coffee. Just like coffee it you would also need to drink it when it is hot for it to be very effective.


Most people use ginger as an ingredient in cooking. However, ginger can also be used to lessen the symptoms of asthma. Ginger helps to reduce inflammations of the air passage and also prevents it from contracting. When using ginger to relieve asthma symptoms, you would need to mix half a tablespoon of ground ginger with one and half cup of warm water. Drink a tablespoon full of this mixture before going to bed. Alternatively you can chew raw ginger with some pinch of salt, which is just as effective as drinking the concoction.

Fig leaves

Another item on the list of the best asthma home remedies includes fig leaves. Fig leaves are renowned for their respiratory enhancement properties; thus, giving them the ability to draw off phlegm from the air passage, hence it enhances breathing. To use fig leaves, dry about three fig leaves and wash thoroughly to remove germs and then soak overnight. Eat the leaves and drink the water before eating in the morning.


Honey is very effective when it comes to reducing the symptoms of asthma. It is one of the oldest home remedies for relieving symptoms of asthma in patients suffering from asthma. It would be strange not to include it on the list of the most effective asthma home remedies. When using honey all you need to do is to mix a teaspoon of honey with a cup of warm water and drink the concoction. Repeat this for about three times a day.


Among the best home remedies for asthma includes onions. Onions contain anti inflammatory properties that are very effective in reducing the symptoms of asthma. For effective results it is advisable to eat raw onions.


Oranges contain a lot of vitamin C, something that is deficient in most asthma patients. Eating sufficient oranges would help provide vitamin C that would boost your immune system. The anti-oxidant property present in oranges helps reduce the symptoms of asthma.


Lemon has similar properties and performs similar functions to oranges when it comes to alleviating the symptoms of asthma. However, with lemon the prescription involves squeezing about half the juice of a lemon and mixing it with a glass of water. You can add sugar for taste. Drink this concoction two or three times a day, however, you would need to be mindful of the sugar content in the mixture.


The above 10 best asthma home remedies cannot fully cure asthma; however, the remedies are very effective in giving you a quick relieve off the symptoms of asthma.

Lemon juice

Lemon juice is effective in relieving the symptoms of asthma
Lemon juice is effective in relieving the symptoms of asthma


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