Whether we are wide awake or are getting ready for work or are asleep, we don't have to think about this process that keeps you living - Breathing. It is one of the involuntay processes occuring in our body. If you didn't breathe, you couldn't live. You do it since the moment you were born until the moment you die.
All of this breathing couldn't have been possible without help from the Respiratory System. Your respiratory system is constantly working. All day, every day, it is the vehicle for oxygen to enter your body.
Organs of this system are -- nose, throat, voice box, windpipe, and lungs.
With each breath, you take in air through your nostrils and mouth, and your lungs fill up and empty out.
What do you need to breathe ? Air.
It contains oxygen, which burns the small particles of the digested food and produces energy, carbon dioxide and water vapor. This process is teres as Respiration.
Gives you the needed energy from the food to do all the body activities as the excretion , the sensation , the reproduction , the motion .
The system provides oxygen for the metabolism process to occur and removes carbon dioxide and other wastes of the metabolism.
It provides you with the sense of smell, mainatins acid-base, heat and water levels. It enables you to speak.
Nurturing of this system :
Herbs are great way to provide deep nutrition to the respiratory system.
It’s an expectorant, can ease a cough, fights congestion, and soothes irritated sinus passages. As an added bonus, because eucalyptus contains antioxidants, it supports the immune system during a cold or other illness.
Lungwort also contains compounds that are powerfully effective against harmful organisms that affect respiratory health. Acts as a guard for your Respiratory Sytsem.
It is an herbal antibiotic especially equipped to tackle respiratory infections.
One of the main benefits of osha root is that it helps increase circulation to the lungs, which makes it easier to take deep breaths.
These are the Herbs that has been bestowed upon you by nature to take care of your Respiratory System. Also, keep the following things in your mind--
Stay Hydrated : Drinking plenty of water every day helps maintain a healthy weight and gives a thin consistency to the mucus lining your airways and lungs.
Do regular breathing techniques
Increase your aerobic and lung capacity : With this, your lungs become more capable of holding greater amounts of oxygen
Breathe in through your nose and not through your mouth :When you breathe through your mouth, you inhale foreign particles that could have been eliminated through the nose.
Protect yourself against pollution.
Avoid alcohol intake : Alcohol dehydrates your body and its consumption weakens your immune system, making you prone to respiratory disease.
Maintain clean and dust free surroundings.