Ayurvedic Medicine & Treatment For Asthma


Ayurvedic Medicine & Treatment For Asthma

Ayurvedic Medicine & Treatment For Asthma

There’s no denying that asthma can disrupt life’s rhythm, leaving you gasping for air during unexpected moments. This common respiratory issue impacts millions worldwide, leading to wheezing, chest tightness, coughing, and breathlessness. While traditional medicine is crucial for asthma management, some turn to Ayurveda for additional support. Gold Coast Ayurveda advocates for incorporating Ayurvedic practices to bring long-term relief and reduce the frequency of asthma attacks.

Understanding Asthma Through the Ayurvedic Lens

Ayurveda views asthma as a condition called “Swasa Roga.” It’s believed to stem from an imbalance of two vital energies or doshas: Vata (air and ether) and Kapha (water and earth). When these doshas are out of sync, they can lead to excessive mucus production, airway constriction, and difficulty breathing—classic symptoms of asthma.

The Power of Ayurvedic Practices for Asthma Management

Ayurvedic principles offer a multi-pronged approach to support respiratory health and manage asthma symptoms. Here are some key practices we incorporate:

  • Dietary Adjustments:  A customised diet that balances Vata and Kapha can play a significant role. This often involves reducing foods that increase mucus production, like dairy and cold drinks, while incorporating warming spices like ginger and turmeric, easily digestible grains, and vegetables rich in beta-carotene.
  • Herbal Remedies: Certain herbs are revered in Ayurveda for their bronchodilatory and anti-inflammatory properties. Examples include Vasaka (known for its mucus-clearing effects), Tulsi (a revered herb with immune-boosting properties), and Licorice root (known to soothe irritated airways). It’s important to note that these herbs should be consumed under the guidance of an Ayurvedic practitioner.
  • Pranayama (Breathing Exercises): Specific breathing techniques, such as Kapalbhati and Bhramari Pranayama, can help strengthen the respiratory system, improve lung capacity, and reduce anxiety associated with asthma attacks.
  • Lifestyle Modifications: Stress management practices like meditation and yoga can significantly benefit individuals with asthma. Additionally, adequate sleep and avoiding triggers like dust mites and smoke are crucial components of an effective management plan.
  • Nasya (Nasal Therapy): This practice involves administering medicated oil drops or herbal powders through the nasal passage. It can help clear congestion, lessen inflammation, and improve overall respiratory health.

Our Team of Experienced Practitioners

At Gold Coast Ayurveda, we have a team of skilled and experienced Ayurvedic practitioners. They’ll work closely with you to understand your unique health background, assess your current asthma management plan, and develop a customised strategy that integrates seamlessly with your existing treatment regime.

Your Way to Better Asthma Management

For a holistic asthma management approach, why not book a consultation with our skilled Ayurvedic practitioners at Gold Coast Ayurveda? We’ll work collaboratively with you to develop a personalised plan that complements your existing treatment regime and supports a healthier, more fulfilling life!



45 minutes - $80

60 minutes - $110

Abhyanga + Steam

90 minutes - $150

This refreshing and rejuvenating body massage is performed by our highly trained Ayurvedic physicians.  When Abhyanga is included in the daily routine, it may help improve an individual’s physical, emotional and mental wellbeing, while restoring balance among the doshas.


Herbal Massage


60 minutes - $110 to $150

Gold Coast Ayurveda Clinic specialises in herbal massage, bringing ancient traditions and therapeutic capabilities into practice to restore balancing of the chakras, rejuvenate, and help improve overall health. We use a combination of essential herbal oils, right postures & movements, touch and sound therapy for a holistic healing experience.




$590 to $2599

Panchkarma is a combination of five therapies that may help eliminate excess doshas in your body, detox, and correct imbalances in energy centres. This Ayurvedic therapy is known to purify and nourish the tissues at a deep level, offering an invigorating experience and maintaining optimal physical, emotional and mental balance.



(Including oil)

60 minutes -$110 to $150

In this Ayurvedic treatment, our expert practitioners will use medicated buttermilk or herbal oil to be poured on the forehead in a thin stream. The therapy helps release harmful toxins from the body and relaxes your mind and soul. Shirodhara may also be effective in alleviating the conditions of depression, migraine & headache, and other stress-related conditions.



30 minutes - $70

The Nasya therapy is known to eliminate your Kapha-related disorders, involving your eyes, nose, ears and throat. In Ayurveda, it is believed that prana enters a human body through the nasal passage and is the gateway to consciousness and the brain. Administering herbal oils and medicated liquids through the nostrils may help address the conditions affecting the prana or vital energy.



(Includes herbal oils and decoctions)


An effective detox therapy, Basti helps deeply cleanse the body through the colon. Our practitioners will administer a medicated oil and an herbal concoction, together which act as an enema to get rid of harmful toxins and clean the colon efficiently. By nourishing the colon’s flora, the therapy is also believed to improve your immune system.

In addition to the above Ayurvedic treatments, we also specialise in other therapies such as Pizhichli, Navara Kizhi, Kati Basti, etc. These target different parts of the body and helps restore dosha imbalances and optimal health.

Get in touch to book an Ayurvedic consultation.