Breetheezy Tea is a blend of Ayurvedic Herbs and Botanical extracts, that help improve your breathing, open respiratory airways and clear congestion in Lungs.
- Helps deeper Breathing
- Reduces Symptoms of Asthma and Bronchitis
- Clears Congestion in Lungs caused from Smoking
- Improves Breathing and Posture
- Recommended for Enhancing performance with
- Helps decongest and clear mucous caused due to allergies
Vasaka / Malabar Nut: (Justicia adhatoda):
Justica adhatoda is a perennial shrub, prevalently native to South Asia (India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, China and Malaysia). The leaves are lance shaped and extremely bitter. Vasaka is used extensively in Ayurveda and Unnani medicine as an expectorant mostly in the treatment for respiratory disorders. The leaves of Adhatoda vasica contain phytochemicals such as alkaloids, tannins, saponins, phenolics and flavonoids. The most important is vasicine, a quinazoline alkaloid.
The leaves of Vasaka are shows stimulant effect on the respiratory system. Vasica shows an antispasmodic and expectorant effect, and has been used for centuries with much success to treat asthma, chronic bronchitis, and other respiratory conditions. Vasaka also shows anti-tumeric effects and has shown to reverse lung damage from smoking.
Yasthimadhu/Liquorice Root (Glycyrrhiza glabra):
Glycyrrhiza glabra is a herbaceous perennial legume native to southern Europe and parts of India. The roots of this plant are sweet with a woody texture, and is used to make Liquorice candy. It is also used colloquially in India to soothe sore throat and other respiratory issues. The chief active ingredient in Liquorice is glycyrrhizinic acid, and is used in Ayurveda to aide bronchitis and viral infections. Liquorice shows anti turmeric, expelorient, as well as immunoliogical activity, acting not only on the respiratory system but also on the adrenal cortex, stimulating cortisol secretion which is helpful in providing immediate relief.
Various studies have indicated extracts of this root being proficient in reversing lung and mouth cancers, as well as reducing effects of chemotherapy.
Pippali (Piper longum):
The word pepper itself is derived from the word for long pepper, ‘pippali’. Native mostly to southern India, Indian long pepper (pipli), is a flowering vine in the family Piperaceae, cultivated for its fruit, which is usually dried and used as a spice and seasoning. Long pepper has a taste similar to, but hotter than Piper Nigrum, which is the common Black pepper, consumed as a spice. The primary consttuents of P. longum are piperine, piperlongumine, sylvatin, sesamin, diaeudesmin piperlonguminine, pipermonaline, and piper undecalidine., of which piperine is the most bioactive and also the most clinically studied. It is the molecule that gives the pepper its pungency. P. Longum has long been used in Ayurveda and as a home remedy in India, for chronic bronchitis, asthma, constipation, chronic malaria, viral hepatitis, respiratory infections, stomachache, bronchitis, diseases of the spleen, cough, and tumors. An infusion of P. longum root is used after birth to induce expulsion of the placenta. It helps in stomach ailments and stimulates the appetite since it and dispels gas from the intestines.
The distinctive property of P. Longum, is its ability to open up and reach into microtubules, and more specifically the most furtherest and tiniest of alveoli in the lungs. So where, other herbs (Vasaka and G. glarba) act as bronchodilators, P. Longum is able to reach in and open up the inner alveoli, thus making them available and accessible to the therapeutic components of this formulation. Pippali is also known to open up circulation, since is opens up the inner arteries which could be clogged or blocked due to inactivity.
Ginger (Zingiber officinale):
Ginger is a flowering plant with pale yellow or purple flowers, whose root rhizome, is widely used as a spice and a traditional medicine. Although Ginger is available practically all over the world, it originated from the tropical rain forest regions (Asia, South America) where it shows considerable genetic variation. It has been used all over the world as a remedy for colds and flus, as a flavouring ingredient in cooking, and as a painkiller and analgesic (often even as a topical ointment), as it has strong anti-inflammatory properties. The most active ingredient In ginger is Gingerol.
Gingerol has been shown effective in relaxing smooth muscles in the throat and attenuating airway hyper responsiveness, which is why it helps with symptoms of cough, sore throat, etc. Ginger has also been quite effective in curing asthma and also in providing immediate relief during bouts and asthmatic attacks. Used in concoctions to heal asthma, bronchitis and respiratory difficulties, ginger has a cool, soothing effect on the throat as well as the gastrointestinal tract. In this formulation particularly, it also helps cool the heaty-ness of the other extracts, especially Pippali.
Tulsi / Holy Basil (Ocimum sanctum):
Ocimum sanctum commonly known as holy basil, is an aromatic perennial plant from the family Lamiaceae is native to the Indian subcontinent and widespread as a cultivated plant throughout the Southeast Asian tropics. It is used in herbal teas and essential oils, as a decongestant. Tulsi is the most renowned of herbs in India, used in Ayurveda as a medicinal herb it is literally worshiped for its variety of uses and benefits. Most commonly it is used to help respiratory issues such as colds, cough, sore throat, etc.
The active ingredients in Tulsi are phytochemical constituents of tulsi are oleanolic acid, ursolic acid, rosmarinic acid, eugenol, carvacrol, linalool. The most commonly studied in oleanolic acid.
Animal studies have found that extracts of holy basil (Ocimim sanctum) inhibit constriction of the bronchial airway passages. Additionally it is also a potent adaptogenic agent, and helps alleviate skin conditions and gastric upsets. It is also quite flavorful and aromatic, and gives a distinctive cooling effect when consumed as a tea or as an infusion.