Allergy is most common thing which can cause several health symptoms and one of the common allergic symptom is cough and related problems like runny nose, sneezing, itching, rashes, swelling, or asthma. These are caused by reactions from our body immune system to allergens. Most common allergens are Pollen, Dust mites, Mold spores, Pet dander, Food, Insect stings, Medicines etc. These allergies can range from minor to severe.
To treat cough and related problems due to allergies modern treatments include medicines, allergy shots, and avoiding the substances that cause the reactions but these medicines are not very effective as they provide short term relief and has many side effects.
But Indian Ayurvedic medicines system is very effective to treat these allergies as they work slowly and treat root cause of problems by balancing capha, pitta and vaat dosa. In Ayurveda their are many medicines to treat respiratory health problems due to allergies. Below are some good Ayurvedic medicine to treat allergic respiratory problems.
Chitrak Haritaki Lehyam
Chitarak Haritaki Lehyam contains various medicinal herbs like Plumbago zeylanica, Terminalia chebula, Embelica officinalis, Tinospora cordifolia etc which helps to boost body immunity against infections. It very effective medicine to treat chronic cold, cough, bronchitis due to allergies. Take ¼ to ½ tea spoonful (3-6g) twice a day with milk or as directed by the Physician.
Vasarishta(Vas-arishta) is arishta in ayurveda that is used for condition of cold, cough, asthma, and other chest related problems. Take 15 to 30 ml with equal quantity of water.
Dekofcyne It is also very good for allergic cough. Apart from cough treatment it is also a very good tonic for chronic and wasting diseases, particularly in chest diseases & tuberculosis and provides relief from breathlessness. In Chronic & Resistant Cough:2 tablets thrice a day for 3-4 weeks ( Suitable Chemotherapy to be continued along with Dekofcyn where necessary). In Children:1/2 to 1 tablet, 3 to 4 times a day with honey or water. In Acute & Severe Cough:2 tablets thrice a day for one week.
BAN Crux Syrup
Crux Cough Syrup is one of the best Ayurvedic medicine enriched with Tulsi, Mint, Navsar, Nilgiri Oil, Adusi and Yashtimadhu. It is safe in use as it is non-alcoholic, non-sedative and non-constipating. Adults:2 teaspoonful three times a day Children:½ to 1 teaspoonful 3 times a day Or as directed by the Physician.