Science / Biology / Bronchitis: A respiratory disorder characterized by excess mucus production and swelling of the bronchioles; caused by long-term exposure to irritants such as cigarette smoke and air pollutants.

Angelica (Angelica sinensis)

Health / Herbs / Angelica (Angelica sinensis): Helps regulate menstruation, diaphoretic, diuretic, expectorant for coughs, bronchitis and pleurisy, particularly when symptoms are accompanied by fever, colds, or influenza, relieves gas, can help st MORE

Horehound (Marrubium vulgare)

Health / Herbs / Horehound (Marrubium vulgare): A cough remedy, used to facilitate healing of bronchitis and asthma, expels mucous from the lungs and throat. MORE

Elecampane root (Inula helenium)

Health / Herbs / Elecampane root (Inula helenium): Diuretic, diaphoretic, helps with coughs, and bronchitis. MORE

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Health / First Aid / Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) consists of two primary conditions: pulmonary emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Both conditions interfere with the ability to move air in and out of the lu MORE


Health / Disease / Catarrh: Inflammation of a mucous membrane, especially of the air passages of the head and throat, with a free discharge. Bronchial catarrh was bronchitis; suffocative catarrh was croup; urethral catarrh was g MORE