Orlando, FL -- (SBWIRE) -- 02/19/2016 -- Turmeric is thought to offer an extensive range of health benefits. It has been used for thousands of years in Ayurvedic and traditional Chinese medicine. It is a very popular natural alternative nowadays, and for individuals who are suffering from respiratory disorders, they may consider resorting to the use of the spice.
Bronchitis sufferers may benefit from turmeric supplementation. Today, more and more people are suffering from bronchitis due to the increasing prevalence of individuals who smoke. The pollution is also one of the contributing factor of the condition.
This respiratory illness develops when there is inflammation in the air passages of the lungs. A viral infection called acute bronchitis usually starts with a called and then grows towards the sinuses and airways. Cough can last for a few days but it can also persist.
Chronic bronchitis, on the other hand, is characterized by a persistent wet cough and is common among individuals who smoke. Some of the symptoms of the condition include fever, sore throat, difficulty breathing, mucus buildup, fatigue, as well as tightness of the back and chest.
"In Ayurvedic medicine, turmeric has been used to fight respiratory conditions," said VitaBreeze Supplements spokesperson, Michelle O'Sullivan.
Statistics reveal that over 15 percent smokers who belong to Western countries suffer from chronic bronchitis. The good news is that there are measures available to avoid the condition. Some of these measures are the ones used to avoid all infections such as getting a flu shot, washing hands, covering, the nose and avoiding infected people.
There are also other measures such as medications, steam inhalation, homeopathy, and the use of natural supplements such as turmeric. This spice has long been believed to be a better alternative to certain pharmaceutical drugs in fighting of various conditions.
Turmeric contains a phytochemical called curcumin, which is thought to be responsible for its therapeutic benefits. Curcumin has antibacterial, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory properties. It can be obtain through supplementation.
According to experts, turmeric could potentially fight bronchitis mainly because of its potential ability to combat various respiratory diseases or infections. It has the potential ability to reduce or prevent inflammation in the lungs, due to the anti-inflammatory properties it contains.
In experimental models, it was found that turmeric's anti-inflammatory properties are as potent as those found in pharmaceutical drugs. What makes it even more advantageous is that its use is not associated with the side effects linked with medications. Thus, it can potentially be a safer alternative to pharmaceutical drugs and ideal for long-term use (http://www.amazon.com/Turmeric-Curcumin-Complex-BioPerine-Bio-availability/dp/B00JA4TLTI/).
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