Lungs Detoxification in Covid-19 Pandemic is Important !

Lungs Detoxification in Ayurveda

Lungs detoxification is very important nowadays because in the polluted environment, they are affecting more than other organs and results into various harmful health disorders. Lungs are defined as a pair of spongy, air-filled organs located on either side of the chest. The main function of the lungs is the process of gas exchange called Respiration. In this process, the oxygen from incoming air enters the blood, and carbon dioxide, i.e. waste gas from the metabolism, leaves the blood. Nowadays, Lungs detoxification is so important in maintaining the proper functioning of the lungs to get rid of various harmful infections.

Every cell in the body needs oxygen to live. The air we breathe contains many tiny particles that must be removed before the air reaches the air sacs deep in the lungs. Our nose, trachea, and other respiratory organs act as an air-cleansing system and filter out harmful toxins, dust, bacteria, and other substances.

Impact of Environmental Factors on Lungs:                              Environmental Factors on Lungs

In our industrialized developed world, we are daily immersed in a sea of toxic chemicals and lungs are one that is exposed to various environmental agents directly. It is estimated by the Environmental Protection Agency that half a million chemicals are in use today and over 5000 new chemicals are introduced yearly.  Thus, Detoxification of the lungs should be done by every individual in day-to-day life to remove harmful and poisonous chemicals from the deep tissues of the respiratory tract.

Intake of toxins in any form leads to upper respiratory problems like pharyngitis, laryngitis, and rhinitis, and lower respiratory tract problems like chronic bronchitis, asthma, pneumonia, COPD, etc.

Lung health has been affected adversely by air pollution as a serious environmental challenge. Outdoor air pollution mainly results from human activities such as heat generation, industrial pollution, fuel combustion, etc. Upon inhalation, the air with its components enters the human body through the respiratory system, thus the particles like silica, organic compounds, and metallic dust have toxic effects on the respiratory system. This leads to various respiratory diseases and in that case Lungs detoxification is mandatory.

Role & Importance of Ayurveda in combating Lungs-related disorders:

Role & Importance of Ayurveda in combating Lungs-related disordersAccording to the Ayurvedic point of view, aggravation of the Kapha dosha along with Vata dosha results in various respiratory-related disorders. According to Ayurvedic acharyas, excess intake of dry, cold, heavy, incompatible food, irregular intake of food, exposure to dust, smoke, and wind, intake of cold water, cold climate, smoking, and other addiction leads to disturbance in the functioning of doshas and hence results in various symptoms.

It was believed that in Ayurveda, every herb is a medicine and is rich in multiple medicinal properties. Also, many therapies are described by Acharyas for the detoxification of the body, boosting immunity, rejuvenation, and maintain the functioning of all organs.

Some most common therapies for Lungs Detoxification are described below:

Kavala (Gargling)

Kavala (Gargling): Gandusha or Kavala is a process of gargling with oil, usually sesame oil is recommended for this therapy. This process cleans the obstructed passage by expelling the accumulated mucus, clears the sinuses, and reduces the risk of allergic reaction in the respiratory system, and results in natural Lungs detoxification.


Applying of Ghee in Nose

Applying of Ghee in Nose: The application of ghee in nostrils effectively works in clearing the nasal congestion and balancing Kapha Dosha. Dip the little finger in liquid ghee and massage each nostril for few seconds. By applying a thin layer of ghee to the inner wall of the nostrils will prevent the entrance of pollutants present in the air. Also, it clears the nasal passages and prevents a person from congestion and other associated symptoms.


Inhale Steaming

Inhale Steaming: In Ayurveda, it is termed as Vaap swedana. It is an Ayurvedic process that keeps the mucosal layer healthy and clears it from smoke, dirt, and other pollutants. This therapy can be used daily for the detoxification of the lungs because it expels excess phlegm, dust particles from the tract and improves the functioning of the lungs.



Pranayama: Pranayama is the best therapy recommended from ancient times for respiration. It helps in the detoxification of the lungs, reducing airway inflammation, and increases chest expansion. It is believed that Kapalabhati helps in clearing the mucus, relieves congestion, and improves the lung’s capacity. In studies, it was determined that 6 weeks of practicing pranayama for 1 hour a day could have a significant effect on lung function.

Detoxification process and why it is important?

In Simple language, detoxification refers to the natural removal of toxins from the body and then feeding it with healthy nutrients. The human body has a natural ability to detoxify itself because the body has a few frameworks set up for evacuating waste. The most evident activity of the framework is urination and defecation. The fundamental organs that form the excretory framework are the skin, lungs, liver, kidneys, and internal organs.

Lungs are self-cleansing organs that will begin to heal themselves once they are no longer exposed to pollutants, but due to various factors when the lungs got infected it is quite difficult for the lungs to detoxify itself and it results in various symptoms like chest congestion, difficulty in breathing, mild pain in the chest region, common cough, cold, sinusitis, etc. In that case, the detoxification of the lungs is very important to prevent them from secondary infections and further complications.

Nowadays, due to busy work schedules and irresponsible behavior, people are going towards chemical-based products even in the condition of the common cold and cough. They are not able to realize what they are taking just for temporary relief. They don’t want to stop the causative or trigger factors but are willing to take poisonous medicines. After that, the result is side effects, complications, organ damage, operations, etc.

Why don’t people understand, our body is natural and everyone is needed for detoxification and natural herbs because we are habitual of taking unhealthy diet, wrong lifestyle, heavy pollution, industrial work, etc.

Ayurvedic Medicine for Lungs Detoxification:

By taking the concept of Detoxification of the Respiratory tract, Deep Ayurveda, an Ayurvedic company work in wellness for the last 14-15 years launched a product called ‘Swasani Lungs Detox Formula’ after many types of research and clinical trials. The product includes Swasani Vegetarian Capsule and Swasani Liquid Tonic.

The product is a composition of various medicinal herbs that are used since ancient times by the Acharyas for the management of various respiratory-related disorders. Also, the herbs are well described in the ancient Ayurvedic textbooks like Charak Samhita, Ashtang Sangrah, Dravya guna vigyan, etc. The herbs like Vasa, Kanthkari, Shirish, Anatmool, Yashtimadhu effectively work in the detoxification of the respiratory system, helps in repairing the damaged tissues, and improve the functioning of the lungs.

Swasani Lungs Detox Formula is used by a healthy person for cleansing of the lungs and also who is suffering from any kind of respiratory-related disorders like asthma, pneumonia, tuberculosis, COPD, bronchitis, etc. The product is made from 100% natural, pure, and organic herbs. Everyone can use this detoxification formula without any fear.

The Swasani Lungs Detox Formula is a composition of such amazing herbs that effectively works on the respiratory system and strengthens the lungs by removing toxins and smoking tar.

The Key ingredients of Swasani Lungs Detox Formula are mentioned below:

Shirish (Albizia lebbeck)Shirish (Albizia lebbeck): Shirish has been extensively recommended to neutralize toxins in the body. It is rich in anti-inflammatory properties, thus reduces the swelling, and provides relief from cough, chest congestion, pain, tightness, etc.


Anantmool (Hemidesmus indicus)Anantmool (Hemidesmus indicus): Anantmool contains a high amount of anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, blood purifier properties. It supports the respiratory system by eliminating excess toxins from the deep tissues, clear the obstructed passage, and improves the functioning of the lungs.


Bharangi (Clerodendrum serratum)Bharangi (Clerodendrum serratum): It is one of the common herbs used by the Acharyas in the management of common cold, dry cough, sore throat, breathlessness, chest congestion, fever, etc. Along with other herbs, it effectively boosts the immune system and prevents a person from further infections also.


Vasa (Adhatoda vasica) Vasa (Adhatoda vasica): Vasa acts as a natural detoxifier and eliminate blood toxins and many other impurities that settle in our lungs. The herb assists in loosening phlegm, suppressing cough, thinning bronchial secretions, and improving sluggish lung function.


Yastimadhu (Licorice)Yastimadhu (Licorice): Mulethi or yashtimadhu has been conventionally used in Ayurveda in the management of respiratory disorders. It is considered as ‘Rasayana’ and effectively improves the functioning of the lungs by eliminating harmful toxins from the tract.


Dalchini (Cinnamon)Dalchini (Cinnamon): It is loaded with anti-oxidant properties, anti-inflammatory, and potent virus fighter. Studies have shown that dalchini reduces airway inflammation in asthmatics and improves lung function in people with COPD. A regular use of dalchini work as natural Lungs detoxification and improve the functioning of whole respiratory system.


Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum)Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum): It is one of the most used herbs from ancient times in the management of various respiratory disorders because it is the best herb in the list of immunomodulatory and Rasayana categories. In respiratory disorders, it acts as an expectorant that expels excess mucus, works as an anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic herb, and works amazingly in cough, cold, congestion, asthma, bronchitis, etc.


Pippali (Piper longum)Pippali (Piper longum): Pippali is an ultimate remedy for Lungs detoxification and Kapha aggravating disorders like COPD, asthma, bronchitis, cough, and cold symptoms. It contains certain compounds like piperine, piperlatine, piperlongumine, that clears the obstructed airways and reduces swelling, congestion, and obstructed passages.


Kanthkari (Solanum xanthocarpum)Kanthkari (Solanum xanthocarpum): Due to its pungent – bitter taste, and Kapha balancing properties, kanthkari helps to release mucus from the respiratory passages, expel harmful toxins from the deep tissues and amazingly work in sore throat, hoarseness of voice, chest congestion, sinusitis, TB, asthma, etc.

So, every individual is at risk of having respiratory-related disorders because daily we have to suffer from various air pollution and other factors.
Be aware of what you are taking, don’t do any kind of experiment with your body, our body is natural, and try to use natural products for the management of diseases. Use Swasani Lungs Detox Formula for natural cleansing of the lungs in an easy way.

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