Asthma is a respiratory illness caused by contraction of smooth muscle resulting in painful breathing accompanied by fits of suffocation. A good remedy is eucalyptus, a medicinal plant whose applications for respiratory problems are well known and effective. This is because their wealth in oil promotes disinfection and inhibits the formation of bronchial mucus. If you have problems with asthma, you can choose one of these formulas. You see how quickly note a real improvement.
• Prepare a syrup by boiling 25 g of eucalyptus fruit in a pint of water for 25 minutes. Let stand, then add 500g of sugar and then boil until a syrup. Take a teaspoonful every time you start to cough.
• Pour 250 cc of boiling water 3 tablespoons eucalyptus leaves. Let stand, strain and drink distributed during the day.
• You can drink two cups of an infusion based on eucalyptus and thyme.
• Remember that if you have asthma it is advisable that the room will always have a suitable degree of humidity at night. This is easily achieved with a "humidifier" to which you can add a few drops of eucalyptus oil, which will favor long breath.