EFFECTIVE HERBAL REMEDIES FOR CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE (COPD)
|1||Vasaka Capsules||2 Bottles (120 Capsules)|
|2||Praanrakshak Churna||1 Pack (200 GM)|
|3||Curcumin Capsules||2 Bottles (120 Capsules)|
|4||Tulsi Capsules||1 Bottle (60 Capsules)|
|5||Kaas-har Churna||2 Packs (100 GM Each)|
WHAT IS CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE (COPD?)
COPD is a group of progressive lung diseases. It is a chronic inflammatory lung disease that results in the obstructed airflow from the lungs. The main cause of COPD is tobacco smoking. Most common forms of COPD are emphysema and chronic bronchitis, which impair the lungs functions.
1. CHRONIC BRONCHITIS
It causes the inflammation and narrowing of the bronchial tubes. These inflamed bronchial tubes produce too much mucous that initiates cough. In this case, cough is present for at least three months out of the entire year for two or more successive years.
In this disorder, air sacs in lungs are destroyed. Lungs are not able to contract fully and slowly reduce the elasticity. It diminishes the lungs’ ability to exchange oxygen for carbon dioxide due to this, breathing becomes labored and inefficient.
WHAT IS THE SYMPTOMS OF CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE (COPD?)
- Continuous cough
- Shortness of breath, especially during physical activities
- Chest tightness
- First thing in the morning, the patient feels like clearing the throat due to excess mucus in the lungs
- Rapid breathing
- A bluish tint to the skin from lack of oxygen
- Blueness of the lips or fingernail beds (cyanosis)
- Frequent respiratory infections
- Lack of energy
- Weight loss
- Swelling in ankles, feet or legs
PLANET AYURVEDA’S HERBAL REMEDIES FOR CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE (COPD)?
1. VASAKA CAPSULES
Planet Ayurveda’s Vasaka capsules are an effective Ayurvedic treatment for COPD. These capsules are prepared from the standardized extract of Vasaka (Adhatoda vasica). This herb possesses the expectorant and mucolytic properties that help to clear the respiratory channels. Moreover, this herb also helps to manage the symptoms associated with COPD like chest tightness, shortness of breath, chest tightness etc.
Dose – 2 capsules, two times in a day 30 minutes after meals with plain water.
2. PRAANRAKSHAK CHURNA
Planet Ayurveda offers the Praanrakshak Churna to manage the COPD. It is prepared by a combination of various herbs which are listed below.
- Shirish (Albezzia lebbock)
- Vasa (Adhatoda vasica)
- Anantmool (Tylphora asthmatica)
- Twak (Cinnnamomum zeylanica)
- Bharangi (Clerodandrum serratum)
- Kantkari (Solanum xanthocarpum)
- Mulethi (Glycyrrhiza glabra)
Benefits – Above given herbs used in the formulation of Praanrakshak Churna work in an amazing way to manage the complications of lungs. Its anti-oxidant action helps in the healing of lungs tissues and also improves the exchange of oxygen throughout the blood. Moreover they also help to improve the functioning of lungs cells. Hence, it is safe and an effective herbal formulation for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).
Dose – 1 teaspoonful twice daily or take 1 tsp. of the powder and boil in 400ml water until it remains 50-60ml approximately. Strain it and drink at room temperature. Make a fresh decoction every day. Take it twice daily after breakfast and dinner.
3. CURCUMIN CAPSULES
Curcumin capsules are another amazing Ayurvedic formulation for COPD. These capsules are prepared from the standardized extract of herb, Haridra (Curcuma longa). It is a famous herb in Ayurveda to manage the respiratory complications. It is packed with immune boosting and antioxidant properties which work well to manage the symptoms like cough, wheezing, chest tightness etc. Blood purification action of this herb helps to clear the toxins from body.
Dose – Two capsule two times in a day with plain water.
4. TULSI CAPSULES
Tulsi capsules are prepared from the standardized extracts of Tulsi (Ocimum tenuiflorum). This is commonly called as Holy Basil. This herb has a great medicinal importance as per Ayurveda to manage respiratory complications. Calming, soothing effect of this herb helps to ease out the breathing process. Being rich in anti-oxidants it helps to improve the lungs functions.
Dose – One capsule twice with water after meals.
5. KAAS HAR CHURNA
Kaas har churna is an amazing blend of various herbs to manage the Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).
- Mishri (Crystallized Sugar Lumps)
- Vanshlochan (Bambusa arudinacea)
- Pippali (Piper longum)
- Ela (Eletteria cardamomum)
- Dalchini (Cinnamomum zeylanica)
Benefits – Herbs used in the preparation of Kaas har churna that possess the anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties. They also help to boost up the immune system which help to fight against various viral, bacterial and fungal infections. It is an amazing combination of herbs which help to maintain the health of lungs in COPD.
Dose – Take one teaspoon full twice daily with plain water.