by Internet Medical Society
Kapha is often caused by a cold and other upper respiratory infections. This is not a more serious health problem, but if it is not treated in time, it can cause the bronchial tube to close. It can also cause secondary upper respiratory infections.
Due to mucus, there are many problems like running nose, difficulty in breathing, weakness etc. In some cases, phlegm also causes fever. If the phlegm is not cured in time, it also keeps on accumulating in the chest.
Kapha produces bacteria, viruses and anti-inflammatory cells, due to which the infection increases. It takes a long time to eliminate the phlegm. But with some effective home remedies, you can eliminate phlegm as quickly as possible.
Some home remedies to remove Kapha (mucus) -
Steam is considered the best way to get rid of phlegm. Taking steam through the nose helps to thin the frozen phlegm and thus it is easily removed from the system.
First Way -
In addition, fill hot water in a large bowl. Now cover the head with a towel and steam it with hot water for ten minutes. This will help in removing the mucus stored in the lungs. You can use this simple remedy several times throughout the day.
Second Way -
If you have the means, then take steam shower twice daily. Take steam shower for at least ten minutes, so that the accumulated mucus can be removed easily. You can take a bath with hot water. The steam coming out of the water will work like a steam shower. In addition, steam filled hot water in a large bowl. Now cover the head with a towel and steam it with hot water for ten minutes. This will help in removing the mucus stored in the lungs. You can use this simple remedy several times throughout the day.
Gargling by adding salt to warm water helps in treating phlegm. Along with this, hot water also works to give relief from pain and irritation in the throat. Salt kills bacteria and removes the phlegm problem.
How to gargle
How to gargle -
First, mix one fourth teaspoon of salt in a glass of warm water.
Then gargle with this mixture.
Repeat this entire remedy several times a day.