Whooping cough Ayurvedic Naturopathic Herbal Treatment

Whooping cough Ayurvedic Naturopathic Herbal Treatment

Whooping cough, also known as pertussis, is a highly contagious respiratory tract infection caused by the bacterium Bordetella pertussis. 


Whooping cough spreads through respiratory droplets when an infected person coughs or sneezes. It primarily affects the respiratory tract, particularly the airways, causing inflammation and excessive mucus production.


  1. Early Symptoms (Catarrhal Stage):

    • Mild cough
    • Runny nose
    • Low-grade fever
    • Sneezing
  2. Paroxysmal Stage:

    • Severe coughing fits, often followed by a "whoop" sound as the person tries to breathe in
    • Vomiting during or after coughing fits
    • Exhaustion after coughing fits
  3. Convalescent Stage:

    • Coughing gradually decreases but may persist for weeks
    • Lingering coughing spells triggered by respiratory infections or irritants

Conventional Treatment:-

  • Antibiotics may be prescribed to shorten the duration of the illness and reduce its severity, particularly when given early in the course of the infection.
  • Supportive care, such as hydration, rest, and proper nutrition, can help manage symptoms and promote recovery.
  • Vaccination is the most effective preventive measure against whooping cough.

Ayurvedic Treatment:-

Ayurveda, the traditional Indian system of medicine, offers holistic approaches to managing various ailments, including respiratory infections like whooping cough. Some Ayurvedic remedies that may be used include:

  • Tulsi (Holy Basil): Tulsi leaves are known for their anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties, which may help alleviate cough symptoms.
  • Ginger and Honey: A mixture of ginger juice and honey is often used to soothe cough and respiratory irritation.
  • Turmeric Milk: Turmeric is known for its anti-inflammatory properties. Mixing it with warm milk can help alleviate cough symptoms.
  • Herbal Remedies: Herbs such as licorice root, thyme, and echinacea may help boost the immune system and reduce cough severity.
  • Steam Inhalation: Inhaling steam with essential oils like eucalyptus or tea tree oil can help soothe the respiratory tract and reduce coughing.
  • Nutritional Support: A diet rich in vitamin C, zinc, and antioxidants can support immune function and promote recovery.

It's important to consult with a healthcare professional, especially when dealing with a potentially serious infection like whooping cough, to determine the most appropriate treatment approach for your specific situation. For the best Ayurvedic Naturopathic Herbal treatment contact Life Line Ayurvedic Herbal Clinic doctors here   CONTACT

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Disclaimer : Sandeep Kumar and Anupam Vasudeva are not GP, they have Ayurveda medical degree from India where it is considered equal to any other medical degree. This qualification is recognized in Australia by vetassess governing body as Complementary Health Therapists. Life Line Ayurvedic Herbal Clinic does not claim to cure a disease or terminal illness and does not create any unreasonable expectation of beneficial treatment. Ayurvedic medicines and treatments are generally considered to be safe but rarely may be associated with possible adverse reactions in individual cases. We recommend seeking urgent medical attention in the case of an adverse reaction. This website provides you with information. You must contact your Ayurvedic or another health professional before you apply them. Read More