It acts as a relaxant and cough suppressant, soothing irritation of the lungs. The compound marrubin helps stimulate the bronchial secretions. For removal of the mucous, thinning and loosening is needed and Cayenne Pepper does this, making it easier to expel it from the lungs. Mullein contains saponins that have an expectorant effect and mucilage that has a cooling and soothing effect.
Asthma is a lung disease that causes obstruction of the airways. An overreaction of the body’s own immune system usually caused by exposure to an allergen, the body perceives it as foreign and dangerous. The bronchi constrict, impeding the outward passage of air. “Starving for air”. This client would receive great relief from removal of dairy products from the diet as asthma attacks lessen after thirty days of no dairy. This client manages hydration levels of water, as dehydration is a big contributor to the onset of an asthma attack as well.