Author(s): Vivek Shinde, Gayatri Patil, Aishwarya Patil, Pavankumar Wankhede


DOI: 10.52711/2231-5659.2023.00028   

Address: Vivek Shinde*, Gayatri Patil, Aishwarya Patil, Pavankumar Wankhede
Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Pharmacy, Akurdi, Pune – 411044.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 13,      Issue - 2,     Year - 2023

In a scientific article, Salter defines asthma as "paradoxical dyspnoea of a particular nature with intervals of healthy respiration between attacks. At an early age, asthma gets developed in children. The common symptoms include shortness of breath, fast heart rate, throat irritation, wheezing, cough, and chest pain. Current treatment for bronchial asthma includes corticosteroids, bronchodilators, mast cell stabilizers, Anti IgE antibodies, etc. The ayurvedic remedies along with deep breathing exercises and diet may cure the symptoms and severity of asthma that affects the respiratory system. Natural plants with bronchodilating, asthmatic, and antihistaminic activity such as black pepper, kali musli, kutki, castor oil, and tamarind have been briefly explained in this article with specific animal models used. Ayurvedic formulations with polyherbal compounds are also as effective as allopathic medications giving no side effects and maximum benefits to health. Formulations like kabasura, shirishadi, DSK, and DSR along with their compositions, and plant parts used in the extract have also been explained. Ayurvedic practitioners have also reported herbal treatment as effective for bronchial asthma. Dietary modifications, exercises, and lifestyle changes with herbal remedies can be key to curing and preventing symptoms of bronchial asthma to have a healthy life.

Cite this article:
Vivek Shinde, Gayatri Patil, Aishwarya Patil, Pavankumar Wankhede. Asthma: Types, Pathophysiology and Herbal remedies. Asian Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2023; 13(2):161-6. doi: 10.52711/2231-5659.2023.00028

Vivek Shinde, Gayatri Patil, Aishwarya Patil, Pavankumar Wankhede. Asthma: Types, Pathophysiology and Herbal remedies. Asian Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2023; 13(2):161-6. doi: 10.52711/2231-5659.2023.00028   Available on:

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