Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Home remedies for coughing and chest congestion - #ayurveda approach

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Todays topic for discussion:  Home remedies for coughing and chest congestion - #ayurveda approach 

Group 2:
Tilak Raj Gujarani: For coughing & chest congestion:-
1. Take 6-7 almonds, 10-12 white pepper & some mishri on beetle leaf. Chew it like beetle ( paan ) for about minimum 15 minutes. Can be taken bd or tds.
2. Boil about 30 gm mishri preferably with thread & crushed 12-25 cardamom in 250 ml water. 120 ml remaining take it off from heat. Drink half at bedtime and remaing half in the morning after just heating.
3. Decoction of yashtimadhu & banfasa frequently 3-4 day very effective.
4. Ginger, tulsi tea with added lemon juice  is also an effective home remedy.
5. Drink plenty of lukewarm water.
6. If rog / rogi pitta prakruti then avoid very hot medicines / liquids.

Group 5:
Vd. Hardik: In sushrut sutra sthan 12/32-36
This is very appropriate reference to understand health issues created by pollution.

Group 3:
Minoo Parabia: I am reminiscing my childhood memories.
We had a vasa shrub iin our back yard.
Any sign of coughing and first thing done was............
Leaves of vasa 10
Ginger fresh
Turmeric fresh
Katha - catechu
Belleric myrobalan
All were wrapped in several layers of wet cloth and thrust in burning wood stove. When cloth start catching fire, pulled out the pack. Remove clothing and crush to extract juice. Add honey. 5ml four times a day.
Presently we mix them all dried and use. Excellent remedy.

Germany – Helga Fuchs: First aid, avoid it. Inhalation under a big towel for 10 minutes with hot water and salt. Chest and backmassage with less mustardoil, here we have a cream pinimenthol, who help to breath. herbaltee with hot herbs. Tee with haldi and pinch of salt. Haldi and honey mixed 1/1 3 x day. I had a Swami as klient. He was getting ashmatik after years of doing havan with ghee and herbs. The best substances are wrong if are used to much.
Diet and dailyroutine must be there to.

Group 4:
Dr. Pulastya Vora: Tulsi tea; yashtimadhu vati or stick; curcuma + milk etc.

Vd. Rupa Raval: Hot water, steam inhalation, tulsi, vasa putapak

Vd Suhas Yadav: Ardrak (Ginger) swaras (fresh juice) 10 drops+ tulsi swaras 1/4 table spoon+ honey1/2 table spoon .. 3-4 time in a day- For vataj kaas gud+ til mishthaann (sweets)

Vd. Neha dipam: For dry cough milk + haridra + ghrit……For congestion haridra + vasa sindhav+ ajwain + tulsi – prepare decoction or herbal tea out of it.

Group 6:
Vd. Hardik: We can manage this according to shushrut samhita. In sushrut sutra sthan 12/32-36…

Vd. Tapan: Wow..Dr. Hardik.
On larger scale pollution control दुदुम्भीस्वनीय अध्याय is also worth reference. (Dudumbhisvaniya  chapter) Sushrut, Kalpa sthan, ch. 7

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