Many bacteria and viruses attack our organism. Doctors usually prescribe antibiotics, but even these don’t seem to help.
In today’s article, we’re going to present you 15 of the best and most powerful herbal remedies which can help you have a healthier life!
These were used by many people in the past centuries and are extremely successful against lung damage, infections as well as improve your whole lung health.
Cannabis is full of therapeutic compounds which don’t go inside our body only by burning the plant. It would be the best to inhale or extract cannabinoid essential oils taken preferably from an unprocessed plant.
It’s already proven that cannabis is among the most effective plants that we can use against cancer. If we vaporize cannabis which contains high amounts of cannabinoids, it will act as a bronchodilator. Our airways will be opened as well as our sinuses and we’ll also reverse asthma!
This is a plant which has been praised by the Native Americans in supporting the lungs and their detoxification. It is abundant in antioxidants which resist NDGA and irritation known to be able to fight the histamine response.
Chaparral can also destroy any harmful organism. It is abundant in benefits which you can obtain from a tincture. You’ll remove any mucus and treat any respiratory problem.
This is another plant used by the Native Americans for numerous years. It has been used to strengthen the bronchial tubes and lungs.
The mucus membranes in the lungs will be soothed, but you’ll also treat any cough, asthma, bronchitis and many other different problems. You can use a tincture made of coltsfoot or prepare a tea from the dried plant.
This plant was another one the Native Americans used for centuries. It can improve our lungs because it has an antibacterial action. It is especially good for people who are susceptible to lung infections.
Use 1 teaspoon of this herb for 1 cup of boiled water. Drink it 2 or 3 times every day for 3 weeks. You can also obtain a tincture made of this plant.
You’ve probably heard or read about eucalyptus in a connection with koala bears. It originates from Australia. Many different nations have used its aroma so that they could fight throat irritation and improve their whole respiratory health. It is often a part of syrups and lozenges. It is effective because of a compound it contains called cineole.
It is full of benefits: you’ll ease any cough, expel mucus, fight congestion, soothe the sinuses etc. Eucalyptus is full of antioxidants which will help you against the flu or colds.
This herb is consumed by numerous people. It has even been used by the Traditional Chinese Medicine. It can soften the mucous membranes in our stomach and lungs.
It can decrease throat irritations because it has an expectorant action. It contains saponins which loosen the phlegm from the respiratory tract and our body can eliminate the mucus more easily. It also contains compounds which can block the action of the free radicals, but also relieve the bronchial spasms.
Licorice contains antiviral and antibacterial properties that can destroy bacteria and viruses. Some of its compounds are flavonoids and glycyrrhizin which have the ability to assist in the prevention of lung cancer.
This is a plant given to horses so that they could breathe deeply and is really used by equestrians. The Appalachian folk medicine is the one that used it as a very valuable remedy. Lobelia inflata is full of lobeline that can fight against tumor cells.
This is an alkaloid that can break up any congestion and thin the mucus. It also helps our adrenal glands to release epinephrine more easily and in this way, helps us breath more easily. Lobelia relaxes our smooth muscles and is a part of numerous remedies against colds and cough.
This is actually a lichen which grows on a tree and looks like our lungs. It has been used since the 1600s to treat congestion and lung problems. It is full of compounds which are extremely effective against many harmful organisms.
You should use the leaves and the flowers of this plant to prepare a herbal extract which can make your lungs stronger. It eliminates mucus, decreases the inflammation and cleans the bronchial tubes.
You can prepare a cup of tea with 1 cup of boiled water and 1 teaspoon of dried herb. Another thing you can use is its tincture.
Oregano is abundant in nutrients and vitamins that will protect our immune system. Most of its benefits come from the rosmarinic acid and carvacrol content. They improve the airflow of our nasal passage and improve our respiratory tract.
Use oregano oil to fight Staphylococcus aureus which is a very dangerous bacteria. It is abundant in many other health benefits.
This is a herb which originated in the area of the Rocky Mountain. Native Americans have used it to protect their respiratory system with it. Its root is full of camphor, but also many other compounds.
It can increase the circulation in our lungs so we can take deep breaths easily. It is full of antihistamine properties which help us calm any respiratory irritation.
This plant and its oil are full of menthol which improve our breathing as well as the complete respiratory tract. Some of the compounds found in dried peppermint are: methanofuran, menthol, cineol, menthyl acetate and menthone, but also pinene, pulegone, caryophyllene and limonene.
Peppermint has an antihistamine effect. There are numerous inhalants and chest balms filled with peppermint that can be used against congestion.
The leaf of this plant has been used for centuries against the irritated mucous membranes and to treat cough. It is full of antimicrobial, antibacterial, antitoxic and anti-inflammatory properties. It can be used to calm our lungs, fight the flu and colds etc.
The leaves of sage are full of an amazing heady aroma that is given by its essential oils. They can be used to treat different respiratory and lung problems. Use sage tea against coughs or sore throats.
It is abundant in aromatic properties because of its volatile oils: terpene, camphor, thujone and salvene. Use it to eliminate sinusitis and lung problems. You can also vaporize from a bowl of hot sage tea.
This is another plant which can eliminate chest congestion. It is abundant in antiseptic essential oils that have anti-fungal and antibiotic properties. Thyme can help you eliminate acne naturally.
If you use it in the form of tea, it will destroy infections, viruses and bacteria . Use it as a lung remedy in the fight of different infections.
A naturopathic doctor or a herbologist should give you the dosage according to what your condition is.
All of the herbs we mentioned can be found in different forms: as oils, tea blends or nutritional supplements. If you want organic ones, grow them in your garden!