Respiratory Conditions – Steam inhalation is an effective treatment and is highly recommended for treatment of sinusitis, bronchitis, allergies and asthma.
o Steam relieves inflammation and congestion of upper respiratory mucous membranes
o Relieves throat irritation by moistening the air
o Relieves spasmodic breathing (asthma, croup)
o Loosens secretions and stimulates discharge of mucous from the throat and lungs (natural expectorant)
o Relaxes muscles and relieves coughing
o Keeps the mucous membranes from excessive drying