Ayurveda for Bad Air
2. Mix turmeric and ghee to relieve cough and aid during asthma. During an asthmatic attack, turmeric with jaggery and butter may be taken to relieve symptoms.
3. Jaggery mixed with onion juice is said to have an expectorant effect, useful during both wet and dry cough.
4. Haritaki along with jaggery, taken before bedtime and in the morning is good for relieving phlegm.
5. Eat a diet rich in bitter and astringent foods, as opposed to sweet or sour foods, during asthma. Wheat and cow's milk are believed to be beneficial for asthma patients. Ginger, black pepper, tulsi, liquorice, nutmeg, mint and galangal are also useful for curing respiratory ailments. more