Lung weakness is often a result of hereditary factors or chronic lung ailments, such as asthma, bronchitis or pneumonia, or chronic exposure to airborne pollutants or smoking.
Treatment Plan for Lungs, weak
In Traditional Chinese Medicine, the lung corresponds to the metal element and is nourished by the earth element. It is thought that by tonifying the earth element, which is also associated with the digestion, one can also indirectly strengthen the lungs. Use digestive stimulants and lung tonics. If possible, remove lung irritating factors such as smoking, dust, or chemicals.
Herbal Remedies for Lungs, weak
Related Lungs, weak conditions
The information given here is designed to help you make informed choices about your health. The information is drawn from numerous sources—both traditional medicine practice, from the clinical experience of many herbalists currently practicing, and supported by decades of scientific research from the author. The research most consulted includes human clinical trials that help to determine the most effective and safe herbs for various needs, the best doses, and types of preparations.
The information offered in this database is not intended as a substitute for any that may have been prescribed by your health practitioner or physician.