Agastya rasayanam is one of the very famous Ayurvedic medicine for asthma. It is widely used in many of the respiratory diseases.It is not only a medicine, but also a rejuvenative (rasayana).
When compared to other Ayurvedic medicines for asthma & other respiratory disease, Agastya rasayana is advantageous, since it is very safe for long-term use. It is also famous by the names- Agastya rasayana & Agastya hareetaki rasasyana, Hareetaki (Terminalia chebula, being its main ingredient). Ingredients:Dashamoola (group of ten herb roots- brings down the local inflammation), Bala – sida cordifolia, Atmagutpa – Mucuna pruriens, Yava – barley, Gajapippali, Pippali moola (root of piper longum), Hareetaki terminalia chebula),, Bharngi (clerodendron serratum), Pushkaramoola (Inula racemosa), Chitraka (Plumbago zeylanica), shati (curcuma zeodaria), Apamarga (Achyranthus aspera), – All these herbs helps in relaxing the respiratory spasm, expels mucous out of the respiratory tract and eases breathing. This medicine is also known as Agastya Haritaki Rasayana.