DISEASES OF THE CHEST
(A) BRONCHIAL ASTHMA
In this diseases, small respiratory tubes exist in lungs. bronchi gets inflamed due to allergies and they become spasmodic and narrow. Due to broncho-spasm, patient feels difficulty in breathing and due to prolonged breathlessness (Asthma) patient may suffer from lack of oxygen (cyanosis) etc.
This is a hereditary disease, however it may occur due to contact with dusty and smoky atmosphere. high fragrances, cold weather, tonsillitis, laryngitis. cold and catarrh may also give rise to this disease also.
Useful in asthma and all types of cough.
Directions: 1-1 pill to be taken with water in the morning and evening.
Khamira Abresham Sheera Unnab Wala:Useful in Asthma, Phthisis, Tuberculosis and dry cough. Apart from this, it is also beneficial in brain weakness and palpitation.Directions: 5g of this Khamira to be taken in the morning on empty stomach.
Lauq Katan:Useful in phlegmatic cough and asthma. Removes constipation.
Direction: 10g of this Lauq to be licked in the morning and evening.
Lauq Sapistan Khayar Shambari:Useful in cough, catarrh, coryza and sore-throat. Expels phlegm converting it into easy flowing liquid. Apart from it, removes constipation also.
Majun Rahul Momineen:useful in phlegmatic and asthmatic cough and anxiety caused due to asthma. Moreover, It is also aphrodisiac.
Direction: 5-5g of this majun to be taken with water in the morning & evening.
Sharbat Zoofa Sada:Useful in Asthma, Cough and Catarrh.
Direction: 20ml sharbat to be taken with lukewarm water.
Sharbat-e-Zoofa Murakkab:Useful in Asthma and Phlegmatic cough and makes expectoration easy.
Direction: 200ml sharbat to be taken with lukewarm water.
Air passage in the lung (Bronchial tree) gets inflamed and irritated giving rise to cough, which is of two types Dry cough and productive cough. In dry cough expectoration does not take place while in productive cough expectoration takes place. Apart from this epidemic cough, cough due to catarrh, cough due to heat and cold (allergic cough) are other types of cough in existence.
Khansoleen:A specific medicine for cough and diseases of lungs. Clears phlegm from chest and gives relief to cough. Directions: Advise to suck 2-2 pills or as required. In case of children, one pill to be taken diluted in Lukewarm water.
Khansyrup:Useful in the disorders of lungs and frequent cough. Also beneficial in chronic cough and winter cough.Directions: 10-10ml to be taken with small quantity of water in the morning and evening.
Lauq Aab-e-Tarbooz Wala:Useful in catarrh, dry cough and sore throat.Directions: 5-5g of this lauq to be taken with water in the morning and evening.
Lauq-e-Badam:Energises the brain, removes dryness of Larynx and air passage and is useful in dry cough.Directions: Advise to lick 10-10g of this Lauq (linctus) morning and evening.
Qairooti-e-Aarad-e-Karsana: It is highly effective in chest pain related to Pneumonia, Pleurisy, anterior and posterior Mesodmitis. It expels the phlegm from the chest and relief in respiration due to congestion.
(C) PHTHISIS AND TUBERCULOSIS
It is a contagious disease and easily infects on contact to a healthy person. Poor general health, malnutrition, family members suffering with tuberculosis and due to these causative factors tuberculosis makes its place in a healthy person. Apart from this a micro-organism (Tubercle Bacillus) is a causative factor, which is found in and phlegm of the patient. Due to infiltration of this micro-organism the saliva ulceration takes place in the lungs. Patient of this disease becomes febrile and complains of cough and night sweating. Patient gets weight loss, becomes anaemic and remains unhealthy. Now a days, this disease is spreading very rapidly which is not only limited to lungs but also found in other parts of body. For example bone tuberculosis, Intestinal tuberculosis, Glandular tuberculosis and tuberculosis of the Pelvis etc. Diabetes and AIDS patients are very prone to tuberculosis. Tuberculosis, spreading now a days, is not eradicating in spite of anti tuberculosis multi drugs regime, the reason for which is only not to take proper medication for a prescribed period regularly. This disease has emerged as a challenge for the whole world.The following unani medicines may prove helpful with the routine Anti Tuberculosis treatment.
useful in every type of fevers, specifically, chronic fevers and fever of tuberculosis. It heals up the wounds of lungs. It is also useful in children’s tuberculosis (sookha Rog) and apart from this malarial fevers and cough.Direction: 30-30ml to be taken in the morning an evening.
Useful in phthisis, tuberculosis and dry cough.Direction: 20-20ml of this sharbat to be taken with 120ml Arq Gaozaban (lukewarm) twice in a day.
Due to some diseases and anemia hemoglobin level gets decreased in blood. The use of this Sharbat improves hemoglobin in blood. It reinstates the density of blood. Moreover, it also removes general body weakness.Direction: 5 to 10ml to be taken after meals.