Updated: Jun 3
Asthma is defined as difficulty in breathing accompanied by sporadic wheezing sounds caused by a spasm of the bronchial tube or a swelling of the mucous membranes. It is characterized by shortness of breath, coughing, and expelling of mucus. Two types of asthma have been identified. One condition is caused by allergens, while the other develops without any specific allergens being found. In all cases, but particularly in the latter, emotions must be considered, as stress may cause or worsen asthmatic.
Kale, spinach, and sweet pepper – sources of vitamin B6.
Kale, parsley, and collard greens – sources of vitamin C.
Spinach, asparagus, and carrot – sources of vitamin E.
Cauliflower, spinach, and garlic – sources of molybdenum.
Orange, cantaloupe, and parsley – sources of bioflavonoids.
NutriJuice Max suggested juicing recipes for fighting asthma:
Vitamin E-Rich Drink
Small handful spinach
4 – 5 carrots, greens carrots removed
3 – 4 asparagus spears
Bunch up spinach and push through hopper with carrots and asparagus.
½ cantaloupe, with skin
Cut cantaloupe in strips and push through hopper.
Source: A Guide to the Health Benefits of Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Juicing: Juicing for Life
Authors: Cherie Calbom & Maureen Keane, 1992 - The Penguin Group