Banishing Bronchitis

Michael Klaper Not only might you have bronchitis, your symptoms define the disease – namely, cough and hypersecretion of mucus from an irritation (usually from infection) of the inner lining of the bronchial tubes of the lungs. Incidentally, bronchitis differs from pneumonia in that bronchitis is limited to the inner bronchial tube lining, whereas in […]

Remedies for Barking Coughs There are many different types of cough and you can hear them all during winter – tickly coughs, dry coughs, chesty coughs, croupy coughs – but they all have one thing in common; they cause distress and discomfort to the sufferer (not to mention the listener!) They lead to irritability, sore muscles, and lack […]

Understanding Cough and Its Remedies: A TCM Perspective

Tan Kang Ting Coughing is your body’s natural reaction to clear irritants in your throat and airways. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) theory, the lungs are delicate organs and are most susceptible to external pathogens or factors. … In TCM, there are 2 main categories of cough: Cough induced by external pathogens or external […]