How to protect your lungs in a smoky or fire persistent environment.

Last Update: September 21, 2020 at 3:28 pm

DATE:  Sept 16, 2020

SOURCE: NFTS

 

How to protect your lungs in a smoky or fire persistent environment.

 

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How to protect your lungs in a smoky or fire persistent environment.

If you live along the north American Pacific coastline – you know that we have a lot of fires. But there are also huge fires going elsewhere in the world, like Northern Canada and Russia, Siberia, in the artic area. In addition, many of the compounds in the atmosphere are travelling around the world in the trade winds.

We could get into all kinds of theories and hypotheses about why this is occurring, but this article is focused on how to protect your lungs from the heavy load of particling in the atmosphere.

Herbs: – as much as I have a PhD in nutrition, and we know how important nutrition is the basic diet, herbs are a lot more nutrient dense. So let’s look at the herbs that we can use for our lungs.

Peppermint:

Peppermint oil is great for the lungs and is thought due to how it relaxes the bronchial tubes: add 3-4 drops to hot water for inhalation or drink a peppermint tea

Eucalyptus:

Prevents bronchial flare-ups and is even better when combine with the essential oils of lime and pine. Rub it onto your chest or again inhaling it can be of help, it is suggested to inhale for about 10 minutes.