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5 Natural herbs which are beneficial for healthy lungs

By Dr Pooja Kohli | Herbs | Posted on :   27-Nov-2020

Due to increased Air pollution now a day maximum population of earth is breathing in bad air, which leads to breathing problems and various respiratory related issues. There are many herbs which are beneficial for healthy Lungs , few of them are Vasa, Pushkarmool, Tulasi, Pipali , Kali mirich .

1. Vasa ( Adhatoda vasica ) :

Vasa Adhatoda vasica

Vasa is a natural Expectorant (promotes expectoration ) & is good for lungs due to its Antitussive (relieves a cough), Bronchodilator, Anti-bacterial & Anti-inflammatory properties. Decoction of leaves of Vasa useful in irritation of throat.

2. Pushkarmool (Inula Racemosa) :

Pushkrmool is considered as best herb in cough , cold, dysphonia & hi-cough due to its Expectorant & Bronchodilator properties.

3. Tulasi (Ocimum tenuiflorum)

Tulasi has natural anti-microbial properties and is prescribed in cough, cold and congestion in chest due to its bronchodilator properties. It is also an immunomodulatory & antitussive property.

4. Pipali ( Piper Longer) :

Pipali has powerful effect on respiratory system. It has shown rejuvenating effect on Lungs & respiratory system. It is also an anti-oxidant .

5. Kali mirich(Black pepper/ Piper nigrum) :

Black piper has anti-asthmatic, anti-inflammatory & anti-allergic properties and good in cough , cold like symptoms. It can be used in curriery , drink or can be used a pinch on snacks too.

Dr Pooja Kohli


M.D.(Ayurveda). Speciality in Panchkarma & treating for health issues in female patients.

Disclaimer - The aim of the article is just to convey information to you. Use any medicine, therapy, herb or fruit please do it under the guidance of a qualified Ayurveda doctor.