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Expectorant Herbs


Expectorant herbs are those herbs which expel excess mucous from respiratory system. These herbs increase the secretion of Mucus and then expel it out to tone the Respiratory Tract.

Excess of Expectorant herbs may cause :
Stomach Upset


Abscess Root Plant
Acacia Melanoxylon
Adiantum Venustum
Albizia Zygia
Allium Vineale
Altingia Excelsa
Angelica Arguta
Arisaema Flavum
Arnebia Hispidissima
Balanites Roxburghii
Balsamorhiza Sagittata
Banana Shrub
Boswellia Elongata
Brachycorythis Obcordata
Camphorosma Monspeliaca
Cape Ash
Chinese Elm
Cistus Ladanifer
Coelocaryon Preussii
Commicarpus Plumbagineus
Commiphora Agallocha
Copaifera Langsdorffii
Coral Lily
Craspidospermum Verticillatum
Datisca Cannabina
Descurainia Pinnata
Discoglypremna Caloneura
Draba Nemorosa
Drimia Indica
Easter Lily
Eryngium Yuccifolium
Eucalyptus Alba
Fagaropsis Angolensis
Flickingeria Macraei
Galeopsis Tetrahit
Garcinia Schomburgkiana
Gillenia Trifoliata
Grewia Hirsuta
Haemanthus Coccineus
Hibiscus Trionum
Himalayan White Violet
Hymenocallis Tubiflora
Indian Thorny Bamboo
Inula Cappa
Jeffersonia Diphylla
Jerusalem Oak
Lavandula Stoechas
Ledebouria Revoluta
Lilium Japonicum
Limnophila Rugosa
Litsea Iteodaphne
Lobelia Nicotianaefolia
Malabar Nutmeg
Maqui Berry
Morning Glory
New England Aster
Opuntia Elatior
Phlogacanthus Thyrsiformis
Phytolacca Acinosa
Piper Chaba
Polygala Arvensis
Polygonum Arenastrum
Populus Trichocarpa
Pulsatilla Patens
Roxburgh s Wormwood
Scoparia Dulcis
Smilax Moranensis
Smooth Leaf White Violet
Solanum Indicum Linn
Solanum Lasiocarpum
Tangerine Peel Ripe
Tradescantia Spathacea
Veronica Americana
Veronica Officinalis
Veronica Persica
Viola Japonica
Water Lobelia
White Sweet Clover
Wikstroemia Indica
Wild Leek
Wild Onion
Xylopia Longipetala
Yellow Rattle
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Materia Medica for

Single Herbs

Rue ( Sudapa ) as an Expectorant

The leaves of Rue ( Sudapa ) contain Expectorant property. Hence, It expels out the phlegm and gives relief to the respiratory tract.
Crush the fresh leaves of Rue ( Sudapa ). Squeeze the crushed leaves to extract juice. Take one teaspoon of juice with honey twice a day.

Adhatoda Vasica as Expectorant

Make a decoction of root or bark of Adhatoda Vasica. Take 2 tsp of it twice a day. It helps in removing mucus from Respiratory Tract.

Figs ( Anjeer ) as Expectorant

Soak 2 figs in water for 8 hours. Eat them in the morning.

Carrot juice as Expectorant

Consume 50 ml Carrot juice twice a day.

Aniseed ( Choti Saunf ) as an Expectorant

Chew 1 tsp Aniseed ( Choti Saunf ) daily. It is a good Expectorant and it cures various Cough related Diseases.

Indian Mallow as Expectorant

Powder the seeds of Indian Mallow. Take quarter tsp of it twice a day.

Yerba Santa as an Expectorant

Take a cup of boiling water.
Put One tablespoon crushed leaves in it and steep for 10 minutes.
Strain and drink Luke warm.

Speed Well as an Expectorant

Boil the flowering tops of Speed Well in some water to make a tea.
Drink hot twice a day.

Ginger ( Adrak ) as Expectorant

Mix equal quantity of Ginger juice with Honey. Take 1 tsp of the mixture daily.

Achiote as an Expectorant

Extract the pulp of Achiote seed. Make its decoction. Consume 10 ml of it two times a day.

Bael as Expectorant

Drink leave decoction of Bael twice a day.

Butter Tree ( Mahua ) as Expectorant

Consume half cup flower decoction of Butter Tree ( Mahua ) twice a day.

Aniseed Essential Oil for Phlegm

Aniseed Essential Oil has expectorant property. This is the reason Aniseed Essential Oil throws the phlegm out efficiently.
Add 5 to 6 drops oil in a liter of boiling water. Inhale the steam for 5 minutes. Repeat the process two to three times a day.

Polygala Amara as Expectorant

Mix 1 tablespoon dry powder of Polygala Amara in 100 ml of boiling water. Allow it to cool for 15 to 20 minutes. Decant and drink it in 5 to 6 innings a day.
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Herbal Treatment For Expectorant 1

Combination of Night Jasmine and Areca Nut is an effective formula to expel the phlegm.
Take a small piece of each Night Jasmine stem bark and Areca Nut. Now place them on Night Jasmine leaf. Wrap and chew.

Herbal Treatment For Expectorant 2

Grind Caesalpinia Bonduc ( Karanjwa ) seeds and Long Pepper ( Pippali ) in equal quantity. Take 1/4 teaspoon with Honey ( Shehad ) in morning for 3 days.
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