How do steam inhalation

For steam inhalations, the exposure is effected by means of a vapor containing finely dispersed particles of the sprayed substance( up to 50 microns).This ensures the penetration of the drug substance into all parts of the respiratory tract.

Steam inhalations can be carried out in an ordinary steam room. In this case, on infused stones or in a thermae, infusions or herbal medicinal herbs are sprinkled: mint, thyme, pine needles, eucalyptus, oak, elecampane and others. Aromatic vapors, which are released during this process, enter the body both through the skin and through the respiratory tract.

How do I do steam inhalation?

At home for inhalations, solutions of onion, garlic, calendula, and fir oil are most often used.

Steam inhalation at home

The simplest steam inhalation is done as follows: in a small kettle, pour water with a drug additive or infusion from it and boil over low heat. In order not to get burned, a funnel is placed on the nozzle from a thick paper and breathes through t

he nozzle of the kettle for 15-20 minutes. One formulation can be used several times( especially with regard to oil inhalations).

Steam inhalation with soda

For the treatment of a cold, you first need to do inhalation with soda.

How do I do steam inhalation with soda?2-3 cups of boiling water - 1h.a spoonful of soda( or add baking soda to boiled water at a rate of 0.5 tbsp spoonfuls per glass of water).Use the kettle: put a paper funnel on its nose and breathe through it with steam, making shallow breaths, for 10 minutes. Take inhalation 3 times a day. Immediately after this procedure, you need to do inhalation with phytoncides of garlic and radish.

Steam inhalation with garlic

One clove of garlic and the same size of a piece of black radish grate and pour 100g( half cup) of boiling water. Breathe over the glass, taking a shallow breath, for 15 minutes 3 times a day. The gradual decrease in the temperature of the solution does not matter, because in any case for 15 minutes from the surface of the water are phytoncides. After a month of treatment, steam inhalations should be replaced by inhalation with mineral water, followed by inhalation with phytoncides onions, parsley, lemon and apple.

Treatment with steam inhalations

Carrying out steam inhalations


Inhalation with mineral water. Bring to a boil 300ml of mineral water. Breathe, making shallow breaths through a paper funnel, for 15 minutes 3 times a day. Immediately after this, do the following inhalation.


A small onion, a half-apple, parsley, a third of the lemon grate, pour 100g of boiling water. Breathe over the glass, taking a shallow breath, for 15 minutes 3 times a day. The gradual decrease in the temperature of the solution does not matter. The last two inhalations should be done 3 times a day all the time, until there are symptoms of the disease and another 3-4 days after you feel healthy. You can also use the following inhalations( to choose from).


Open the lid of the pot in which the potatoes are brewed in a uniform, and inhale the steam for 5-7 minutes. This procedure works well for colds, especially at the onset of the disease.


To make steam inhalation with Ledum, use leaves and young shoots. Pour 15g of dry crushed raw material 200ml of boiling water, boil for 15 minutes.


Inhalation with a nine-high - how to do? Pour 20g of dry crushed roots 200ml of boiling water, boil for 20-30 minutes. Apply also to lubricate the oral mucosa and nasopharynx for colds.


How is inhalation done with kidneys of pine, spruce, fir? Pour a glass of boiling water 20g of dry buds. Boil 15 minutes, insist 1 hour.


Inhalation with turpentine or garlic. In boiling water, add a few drops of turpentine or 2-3 crushed garlic heads and breathe for 5-7 minutes. Apply for acute inflammatory diseases at the onset of the disease.


How to do steam inhalation with fir oil? Take 20 drops on a glass( 200ml) of boiling water. Apply 2 times a day.

Cough expectorants

Treatment of sputum with sputum


Be sure to take expectorants( Pulmo det, Extract 19, Cyanosis Extract, Plantain Extract), trace elements, as well as directed drugs to improve sputum discharge and drainage function. The drainage function is provided by diluting agents, which must be taken at least 6 times a day, only then it is possible to achieve good expectoration.


In parallel with this, a bronchodilator effect should be achieved - with the help of strong warming and respiratory gymnastics.


Eat lemons with zest, it is very useful in winter and spring, because lemon has very high phytoncidal activity.


Learn how to make a biostimulating mixture. It will need aloe juice - 100g, cranberry juice - 100g, 4 tbsp.spoons of honey( full), chilled boiling water - 240g. All mix, put in a dark cool place. Take 1 tbsp.spoon 3 times daily before meals.