While our trachea and bronchi respond excessively to the external stimuli then it is called as Asthma. In this case, air passage of the lungs gets swollen. It has symptoms like wheezing, coughing, shortness of breath and chest congestion.


Many Yoga asanas and Pranayam are available in alternative therapy which helps to reduce symptoms of asthma from the root.

Pranayama helps to control the problem of breathing and it makes patient calmer.Along with Pranayama, one can also practice Yoga Nidra (Yogic Sleep) and concentration. In Pranayam, Ujjayee Pranayama is said to be the best for Asthma patient.

Yoga asanas that help to reduce Asthma symptoms are:


In Reiki, the practitioner or Reiki Master needs to know about the different positions that are to be placed over the body, where Reiki can work to reduce the Asthma symptoms.

Body2 (B2): In this case, practitioner needs to place the hands over the collarbone and the breastbone.

Body3(B3): In this case, practitioner needs to place the hands above or below the breast.


Asthma can be cured properly with the help of different forms of meditations. Concentration meditations like prayer, relaxation. Transcendental and progression are among few meditation techniques, which are helpful in treating Asthma. Otherwise, meditation with mindfulness, Zen meditation and Tao meditation are also helpful in this regard.

Feng Shui
As per Feng Shui, any kind of stagnant, sticky and heavy chi energy welcomes diseases like Asthma. Keep your house away from dirt, dust and untidiness. Dust and dirt accumulate mostly in curtains, carpets, rugs, and in soft furnishing. Thus opting for wooden floors would be advisable. If not possible, then wash fabrics and other furnishings at regular interval. Plants are found to absorb moisture, thus keeping plants in kitchen, bathroom and other damp areas is recommended. In bedroom also, you can keep plant as it will emits good chi energy while you dose off.
North-west and west directions are meant for lungs. Thus, keeping these two corners completely clean and clear is mandatory. Any kind of clutter in these areas can make Asthma patient’s condition more miserable. Avoid homes where your kitchen, bathroom and utility room are located in those two directions.

You skin should free from moisture and dirt. So always wear clean clothes made from natural fabric or pure cotton. Leafy green vegetables also give good chi energy to lungs, thus, it is highly recommended for Asthma patient.


Crystal therapy is found to heal many physical and emotional ailments naturally. Asthma is one of those ailments, which can be treated properly with Crystals. Few crystals and stones that are helpful in reducing Asthma problem are:

  • Malachite
  • Rutilated Quartz
  • Tiger's eye

Essential Oils, which are beneficial to cure Asthma, have anti-inflammatory property. To name a few:

  • benzoin
  • eucalyptus
  • majoram
  • lavender
  • tea tree
  • basil
  • lavender
  • frankincense
  • pine
  • rose
  • myrrh
  • peppermint

These oils are helpful in reducing pain related to Asthma and also increase patients' comfort by increasing flow of the mucous in the air passage way.


There are different pressure points in Acupressure which can be pressed to get relief from Asthma:


Short Identity



Conception Vessel 17


In mid of the chest

Helps in chest relaxation

Lung 7


On the wrist

It clears the lungs

Pericardium 6


Just opposite side of the wrist where LU7 is located

Helps to relax the chest


Astrology has different solutions for different diseases. Emerald stone is found to be one of the most important solutions in astrology to cure Asthma disease.