Ginger is usually made as “salabat” for treating sore throat and cough. Its anti-inflammatory properties are responsible for removing the congestion in the lungs and clearing out the airways. It also relaxes the bronchi and is a natural remedy for asthma attacks.
The antibacterial properties of garlic work right away. It has strong properties, which make it one of the effective herbs to cleanse the lungs. It helps relieve respiratory tract infections, congestion, and shortness of breath.
We also call this luyang dilaw. It has an antihistamine property, similar to mint, which makes it great for relieving lung congestion and easing allergy symptoms. Its effectiveness for treating asthma is still unsure, but some results show positive findings.
Lagundi is a famous herb in the Philippines used to treat cough. In research, its property helps block the constituents going to the lungs. It is also one of the effective herbs to cleanse the lungs. It soothes the airway and has an anti-inflammatory activity that treats the potential multiplication of cancer cells.
Euphorbia hirta is its scientific name. In the Philippines, while it is used for treating kidney stones, it’s also proven beneficial in helping address respiratory diseases, like bronchitis.