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Home remedies for BRONCHITIS


1. An effective home remedy for bronchitis is the mixture of dried ginger powder, pepper
and long pepper taken in equal quantities of a quarter teaspoon three times a day with
honey. The powder of these three ingredients have anti -pyretic qualities and are effective
in dealing with fever accompanied with bronchitis. They also tone up the metabolism of
the patient.

2. Onion has been used as a home remedy for centuries in bronchitis. It is said to possess
expectorant properties. It liquefies phelgm and prevents its further formation. The intake
of half a teaspoon of raw onion juice first thing in the morning will be beneficial in such

3. American and Siberian ginseng are especially good for the lungs. They clear bronchial
passages and reduce inflammation. Important: Do not use American ginseng if you have
high blood pressure or any other heart problem.

4. Both American ginseng and Siberian ginseng clear the bronchial passages and reduce

5. A soup prepared from drumstick leaves is also highly beneficial in the treatment of
bronchitis. This soup is prepared by adding a handful of leaves to 150 ml. of water which
has been heated to a boiling point. The water is allowed to boil further for five minutes. It
should then be removed from fire and allowed to cool. A little salt, pepper and lime juice
may be added to this soup. This drink should be taken first thing every morning.

6. Bromelain in tea form, it helps liquefy and decreases bronchial secretions, It also
prevents the progression of bronchitis and sinusitis. Take 250 to 500 mg. 2 to 3 times a
day between meals.

7. Coltsfoot relieves acute congestions and hoarseness. Take only over the course of one week then
discontinue. Make a tea in one cup of water and take 3 times a day.

8. Lobelia breaks up bronchial congestion and stops wheezing. Take 500 – 1,000 mg capsules 3
times a day. Use only for two weeks and discontinue.

9. Colloidal silver is a natural antibiotic that destroys bacteria, viruses, and fungi. It also promotes
faster healing. Take as directed on the label, alternating one week on and one week off.

10. Chicory or endive is another effective home remedy for bronchitis. The powder of the dry root of
this herb should be given in doses of half a teaspoon mixed with one teaspoonful of honey thrice
daily. It is a very useful expectorant in chronic bronchitis.

11. Pycnogenol removes dangerous substances and protects the lungs. It is also a powerful

12. Take Quercitin-C 500 mg 3 times a day. It is used for allergic bronchitis, it has an antihistaminic

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