Herbal Remedies for Shortness Of Breath

Also called dyspnea, shortness of breath or labored breathing is a symptom of several serious diseases, such as heart failure or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which includes emphysema, chronic bronchitis, and asthma. This disease is becoming more common, especially among the elderly, and is known to occur more frequently in smokers. If the shortness of breath is marked and of sudden onset, it is best to consult a physician.

An herbal program can include lung tonics, warming expectorants, cooling expectorants, and antispasmodics for the bronchi.

Herbs Used To Treat Shortness Of Breath

HerbTreatment SupportApplication
Mulleinlung tonictea, tincture, capsule
Sundewbronchial antispasmodictincture
Yerba Santawarming expectoranttea, tincture
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