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12 Best herbal cures for Asthma in Nigeria is an article properly researched in other to prescribe some local solutions to cure Asthma through herbs.

If you are looking for a natural way to cure an Asthmatic patient through our local Nigeria herbs, or searching for Yoruba herbs for curing asthma, asthma treatment in Nigeria and Yoruba cure for asthma. You should continue reading till the end.

What Is Asthma?

A person with asthma has fits or attacks of difficulty breathing. When he breathes in, the skin behind his collar bones and between his ribs may suck in as he tries to get air. Asthma is one of the leading chronic inflammatory disease that makes the bronchial tubes (airways) sensitive to irritation.

12 Best Herbal Cures For Asthma In Nigeria

The tightening of the smooth muscles in the bronchial tubes produce excess muscle that prevents air from passing in and out of the lungs. This often reduces the oxygen in the blood thereby making patient gasp for air, wheeze and cough. Though Asthma affects Adults and children, but symptoms of Asthma often start from childhood.

Infectants That Can Trigger The Attack

Respiratory physicians and experts have identified viral infectant fumes from vehicles, dust from construction sites, pollution from industries stress, tension, smoky, emotion disappointment, anger as some of the things that cause Asthma. Foods like groundnut and banana may not be good for Asthmatic patients.

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12 Best Herbal Cures For Asthma In Nigeria

The inhaler is the popular remedy that most people always use treat asthma. But the issue with inhaler is that it doesn’t cure Asthma, it’s only an emergency treatment formula and too much of it does more harm than good.
Below are 12 Best herbal cures for Asthma in Nigeria that will be useful and even cure Asthma permanently.
Please follow the instruction strictly and the usage method below.

1. Mango Seed And Honey

What you need for this herbal solution is 4 mango seeds and a small bottle of honey.

Get the mango Seeds, break it to remove the white Nuts inside. Sun dry the white nut and grind it. Mix with honey and take a tea spoon 3 times daily.

2. Snail White Fluid With Honey

You will need some snails and a small bottle of Honey.

Collect the white fluid from the snails you have, mix it with honey to form a syrup. Use 3 tea spoon, 3 times daily.

3. Honey, Olive Oil, Milk And Garlic

You will need Honey, Olive Oil, a cup of milk and some garlic for this natural asthma treatment.

Boil one tea spoon of pure honey with one tea spoon of Olive oil. Add a cup of milk and some garlic and take half of a glass cup everyday.

4. Ginger

Ginger can be used to treat asthma because it has anti-inflammatory properties that can help reduce airway inflammation and inhibit airway contraction.


Method 1
You are required to drink 2 to 3 cups of ginger tea daily. To make the tea, add 1inch of ginger (cut into small pieces) to a pot of boiling water. Simmer for 10 minutes, strain, allow it to cool and drink it.

Method 2
Another option is to mix equal amounts of ginger juice, pomegranate juice and honey. Consume 1 tablespoon of this mixture 2 or 3 times in a day.

5. Garlic

Garlic is a popular medicinal herb that needs no introduction used to treat asthma.
It contains anti-inflammatory properties that help clear congestion in the lungs. It also contains antibiotic and antiviral properties that help boost the immune system.


Method 1
Boil 2 to 3 garlic cloves in ¼ cup of milk. Allow it to cool to room temperature and drink it once daily.

Method 2
Alternatively, eat 2 garlic cloves with 1 teaspoon each of raw, unfiltered apple cider vinegar and honey each morning before breakfast.

Method 3
Another option is to eat 1 to 2 crushed raw garlic cloves daily to boost immunity and prevent asthma attacks.

6. Lemongrass

Lemongrass can be used for treating asthma, coughs and other respiratory disorders.
It contains anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and anti-fungal properties that help reduce inflammation and fight infections. In addition, it has vitamin C that boosts the immune system

Add 2 teaspoons of dried lemongrass to 2 cups of water ½ teaspoon of grated ginger, 2 cloves and a small piece of a cinnamon stick. Let it boil, then simmer for 5 to 10 minutes, add a little lemon juice and honey and drink it once daily when suffering from asthma.

7. Oregano

Oregano is a powerful herb for treating asthma. Along with anti-inflammatory properties, it contains carvacrol, flavonoids and terpenes that work as lung-cleansing elements. This herb can help reduce inflammation of the respiratory tract and bronchial tubes, thereby providing relief from asthma symptoms


Method 1
Drink 2 to 3 cups of oregano tea daily when suffering from asthma. To make the tea, steep 3 teaspoon of oregano in 1 cup of hot water for 5 to 10 minutes. Add honey as per taste and drink it.

Method 2
Take 1 tablespoon of juice extracted from fresh oregano leaves a few times a day to relieve asthma symptoms and chronic coughs.

8. Mustard Oil

When having an asthma attack, massaging with mustard oil can help clear the respiratory passage and restore normal breathing.

Heat some mustard oil with a little camphor. Transfer it in a bowl and when it is comfortably warm, gently rub it on the chest and upper back and massage gently. Do this several times a day until the symptoms subside.

9. Coffee

The caffeine in regular coffee can help control the attacks because it acts as a bronchodilator.

Hot coffee helps relax and clear the airways to help you to breathe easier. The stronger the coffee, the better the result. But try not to drink more than three cups of black coffee in a day. If you do not like coffee, you can opt for a cup of hot black tea. Do not use caffeine as a regular treatment though.

10. Figs

The nutritional properties of figs promote respiratory health and help drain phlegm and alleviate breathing difficulties.

Wash three dried figs and soak them in a cup of water overnight. In the morning, eat the soaked figs and drink the fig water on an empty stomach.

11. Dried Pawpaw leaves

You will need to get some dry Pawpaw leaves.

Get some quantity of dried pawpaw leaves and inhale when suffering attack.

12. Dry Dates

You will need dry dates and some water.

Soak the dry dates in water for around 4 hours. Then drink.

Now Your Turn

You have gone through the 12 Best herbal cures for Asthma in Nigeria and am sure you have discovered some home remedies to treat asthma.
Please share this article and let’s save as many lives as possible.

Do you have any question, any inquiries or anything you want to ask, just go ahead and express yourself in the comment box below. I will be right here to attempt an answer to your questions.

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  • Darlington Omeh March 29, 2018

    Interesting article and real expose for those suffering from asthma. This shows the ailment can be managed from home, or even get cured completely.
    Thank you for the insight!


  • Mandy May 22, 2018

    for how long will one need to drink the mixture before relief comes.


  • mala modu September 8, 2018

    am I goin to mix all the 12 remedies or I should just take any one


  • Damianus Amedior September 24, 2018

    I am grateful for your generosity. Like you said my son started showing sings of asthma since age four years thereabout. We detected it about age ten years. since then I have been looking for cure by applying many herbal solutions to no avail. What am I not doing right? I need your help urgently.


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