Carvacrol Improves Respiratory Symptoms and Pulmonary Function in Patients with Asthma

Asthma, a common chronic inflammatory disease of the airways, causes wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, and shortness of breath. Carvacrol is the main phenol of the essential oil of plants including oregano (Origanum vulgare, Lamiaceae) and thyme (Thymus vulgaris, Lamiaceae), and has been shown to have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects. These authors conducted a randomized, double-blind, … Continue reading Carvacrol Improves Respiratory Symptoms and Pulmonary Function in Patients with Asthma

Coralberry Extract Could Offer Better Asthma Treatment

Scientists are examining the potential of a substance extracted from the leaves of coralberry - a common seasonal ornamental plant - to treat asthma. The results are promising, but they are yet to be replicated in humans. Asthma is a chronic disease characterized by inflammation of the lungs and narrowing down of the airways, causing breathing difficulties that can sometimes become severe. According to … Continue reading Coralberry Extract Could Offer Better Asthma Treatment

How Healthy is Oily Fish?

Oily fish has been linked to a number of health benefits, including a lower risk of heart disease, improved mental ability, and protection from cancer, alcohol-related dementia, and rheumatoid arthritis. Fish oil contains the two fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). These are believed to benefit the cardiovascular system. The American Heart … Continue reading How Healthy is Oily Fish?

Can Essential Oils be Used for Treating Asthma?

Asthma is a long-term lung disease. The airways in the lungs become inflamed and swollen, causing the airways to tighten. This makes it difficult for air to pass through and for the person to breath. According to The American Lung Association, nearly 26 million Americans have asthma, including more than 7 million children. It is … Continue reading Can Essential Oils be Used for Treating Asthma?


Asthma is a widespread disease and millions of people across the globe suffer from this ailment. In simple words, asthma may be portrayed as a reversible impediment of the lungs air passages attributable to either mucus blocking or muscle contraction or both. People suffering from chronic or persistent asthma may experience their airways narrowing down physically … Continue reading Asthma.

Asthma – Part 2. Supplements and Herbs

Supplements are intended to go together with the usual asthma treatment. It is important to note that you should never discontinue taking medications that have been prescribed to treat asthma without talking to your physician. In effect, people enduring asthma generally suffers from a scarcity of essential nourishments, particularly vitamin C, vitamin B6 and magnesium. … Continue reading Asthma – Part 2. Supplements and Herbs

Asthma – Part 3. Allergens.

Allergens When a patient has been diagnosed with asthma, the subsequent step is to determine what sets off the attacks. In case, the ailment is associated with any allergy, which is generally evident from the medical history of the patient and can be corroborated by means of skin tests or radioallergosorbent test (RAST) - a … Continue reading Asthma – Part 3. Allergens.

Asthma – Part 4. Types Of Asthma.

In the case of asthma, it is likely that at times the patients may find it difficult to ascertain whether the symptoms they are experiencing are grave or otherwise. The patient may experience nervousness, breathlessness, too fast heartbeat or anxiety owing to the absence of oxygen in the respiratory system as a result of asthma, … Continue reading Asthma – Part 4. Types Of Asthma.