Bacteria and viruses cause many of deaths annually, and antibiotics are not always as effective as needed. On the other hand, there are so many natural remedies that can help you prevent such issues without causing any of the adverse effects of antibiotics.

Here are the top 15 Herbs for your Lungs:

1. Peppermint

Relaxes the muscles of the respiratory system. The high menthol content improves breathing and acts as decongestant and antioxidant.2

2. Sage 

Treats sinusitis and lung disorders by inhaling its vaprs.

3. Thyme 

Treats chest congestion and destroys bacteria and viruses.

4. Eucalyptus 

Improves the health of the respiratory system, relieves coughs, treats congestion, and soothes irritates sinuses.

5. Elecampane

Removes excess mucus and fights lung infections.

6. Plantain leaves 

Relieve coughs, lung irritations

7. Osha

Supports the health of the respiratory system and eases breathing.

8. Oregano 

Contains powerful compounds that act as natural decongestants and histamine reducers and treat respiratory infections.

9. Chaparral 

Cleans the lungs, and the numerous antioxidants prevent irritations.

10. Mullein 

Supports lung health and eliminates excess mucus, treats inflammation in the respiratory tract, and detoxifies the bronchial tubes.

11. Licorice 

Soothes an irritated throat, softens the mucous membranes of the throat, detoxifies them, treats bronchial spasms, and prevents lung cancer.

12. Cannabis

Powerful anti-melanoma plant and it reduces the spreading of infections and supports the body’s natural immune response.

13. Coltsfoot

Treats asthma, coughs, and bronchitis symptoms

14. Longworth 

Improves lung and respiratory health and stimulates the elimination of bacteria and viruses from the body.

15. Lobelia

Thins mucus and breaks up congestion which eases breathing and relaxes the muscles of the respiratory system.

Despite using these powerful natural herbs to treat shortness of breath and various other respiratory tract issues, you should also consider the following tips to strengthen the health of your lungs:

  • Avoid smoking because this bad habit seriously damages the lungs and is the major cause of lung cancer  and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • You should avoid or at least limit the exposure to indoor pollutants which can harm your lung health
  • Start exercising regularly to keep the lungs healthy;
  • Prevent infections by washing the hands regularly, getting vaccinated, taking good oral hygiene, and avoiding crowds during the flu season;
  • Get regular healthcare and go on regular check-ups.