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Support for Chronic Respiratory Problems

Support for Chronic Respiratory Problems

by Julie Wardwell April 12, 2023

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Ayurveda is a traditional system of medicine from India that emphasizes the balance between the mind, body, and spirit. According to Ayurveda, the respiratory system is intricately connected to the prana vayu, one of the five vital energies of vata dosha. Thus, to strengthen and support the respiratory system, Ayurveda recommends various lifestyle changes, dietary modifications, and herbal remedies that support and balance prana vayu.

Ayurvedic recommendations to strengthen the respiratory system

  1. Practice deep breathing exercises: Pranayama, or deep breathing exercises, is a powerful technique to strengthen the respiratory system. It helps increase lung capacity, oxygenation, and circulation in the body.
  2. Follow a healthy diet: A balanced healthy diet that focuses on your primary dosha, your climate and the current season is crucial for maintaining the best respiratory health. Freshly cooked whole foods that are locally sourced from an organic farm will offer you high vitality prana or life force that will enhance the immune system which promotes respiratory health.
  3. Use herbal supplements: Ayurvedic herbs like Tulsi (Holy Basil), Licorice, Ginger, and Turmeric are known to offer anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties that can help support respiratory health.
  4. Stay hydrated: Drinking plenty of fluids, especially spring water, soup broths and herbal teas to help dissolve mucus and clear the airways.
  5. Avoid polluted air: Air pollution can damage the lungs and increase the risk of respiratory problems. Thus, it is advisable to avoid exposure to unhealthy air quality.
  6. Practice oil pulling: Oil pulling with sesame oil is an ancient Ayurvedic technique that involves swishing oil in the mouth for 15-20 minutes daily. It can help remove toxins from the mouth and throat.

Herbal Supplements for Respiratory Health

Dhanwantaram Gulika is an Ayurvedic supplement in tablet form that is commonly used to support respiratory disorders, such as aggravated kapha dosha, chronic coughs and hiccough. This herbal formula is named after Lord Dhanvantari, the father of Ayurvedic Medicine and is considered to be one of the most effective remedies for supporting respiratory health. The primary herbs include Camphor, Haritaki, Cardamon, Cumin, and Ginger. These herbs are known for strengthening digestive power which helps reduce kapha dosha.

Balajirakadi Kwatham is an Ayurvedic herbal supplement in a tablet form that supports various chronic respiratory disorders associated with occasional breathing problems caused by aggravated vata and kapha dosha. This herbal formula contains only two ingredients; Bala and Jiraka (cumin), and when combined together offer a potent support for chronic respiratory problems.

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Disclaimer: These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Kottakkal Ayurveda products and information are not intended for use in the diagnosis, treatment, cure, or prevention of any disease. If you have serious, acute, or chronic health problems, please consult a trained health professional. If you are seeking the advice of a trained Ayurvedic professional, call (800) 215-9934 or email us at contact@kottakkal.shop. We will provide you with information to consult with Ayurvedic professionals. Always check with your doctor before taking herbs when pregnant or nursing.

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Julie Wardwell
Julie Wardwell



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