With the onset of the winter season and festivities, the national capital and its adjoining cities are dealing with rising level of air pollution amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Pollution and novel coronavirus both can damage your lungs, which makes it necessary to include proper measures to keep our lungs healthy.
Regular detoxification and cleansing of lungs can help get rid of environmental toxins, irritants and other harmful organisms. It also helps improve the lung function, reduces swelling, inflammation and strengthens the lung capacity.
Regular cleansing also helps clear the mucus from the airways and improve the circulation of the lungs. It can also help treat chronic bronchitis, asthma, throat infection and prevent bad breath.
We spoke to Dr Vishakha Mahindroo, MD, Ph D(Sch), Senior Ayurveda Consultant and Panchakarma Expert to know some easy ways to cleanse and detox your lungs.