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Alternative Treatments for Allergic asthma

Alternative and complementary therapies list for Allergic asthma:

Alternative treatments, complementary therapeutic options, or home remedies that have been listed in various sources as possibly helpful for Allergic asthma may include:

  • Dehumidify the environment
  • Air purifier
  • Butterbur (type of ragweed)
  • Quercetin
  • Carotenoids
  • Omega-3 fatty acids
  • Reduce arachidonic acid intake (egg yolk, red meat, shellfish)
  • Acupuncture
  • Acupressure
  • Adrenal glandular
  • Homeopathy
  • Hypnosis
  • Bromelain (from pineapple stems)
  • Rotation diet
  • Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM)
  • Betaine hydrochloride
  • Digestive enzymes
  • Multivitamin supplement
  • Multimineral supplement
  • Chinese medicine
  • Visualization therapy
  • Gingko biloba
  • Evening primrose oil
  • Turmeric
  • Eat frequent small meals
  • Saline nose spray
  • Antioxidants
  • Vitamin E
  • Vitamin C
  • Beta-carotene
  • N-acetylcysteine
  • Coleus (contains forskolin)
  • Licorice (deglycyrrhizinated form, or DGL)
  • Anti-asthma diet
  • Exercise
  • Potassium
  • Calcium
  • Nambudripad's allergy elimination technique (NAET)
  • Ayurvedic cleansing program (panchakarma)
  • Yoga
  • Meditation
  • Breathing exercises
  • Coat the nasal passages with ghee
  • Neem herbalized oil-topical, on exposed body parts
  • Ayurvedic dietary changes
  • Flaxseed oil
  • Triphala (Ayurvedic medicine)-by mouth
  • Ayurvedic vomiting therapy with licorice tea and saltwater
  • Ayurvedic herbal remedy for kapha-type allergies
  • Licorice and ginger tea
  • Bay leaf and pippali in honey
  • Onion juice, honey and black pepper
  • Spinach juice and pippali
  • Mustard seed remedies
  • Avoid potential airborne allergens
  • Avoid potential food allergens
  • Cinnamon and trikatu tea
  • Stop smoking
  • Avoid second hand smoke
  • Exercise in warm weather
  • Abdominal breathing (diaphragmatic breathing)
  • Play a wind instrument (e.g. trumpet)
  • Reduce stress
  • Deep breathing
  • Mind-body exercise
  • Relaxation therapy
  • Nasal wash or irrigation (e.g. Neti pot)
  • Calcium-rich food
  • Chinese folk remedies
  • Qigong mind-body exercise
  • Swish freshly grated ginger in your mouth each morning
  • Maintain a diary of asthma triggers, peak flow meter readings and medications
  • Salba seeds and salba seed oil

Warning About Alternative Treatments

Always check with your doctor or qualified medical professional before using any alternative or complementary treatment, or before stopping or changing any other treatment to use alternative approaches. Some treatments or preventatives may be of dubious value, and certain alternative treatments can be dangerous in some cases.

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