Natural treatment for pulmonary tuberculosis


Pulmonary tuberculosis is an infectious disease caused by a bacterium known as Mycobacterium tuberculosis. This bacterial infection attacks, as its name says, the lungs, although it can spread to other areas of our body. In addition, pulmonary tuberculosis is highly contagious and has among its main symptoms respiratory distress, cough, mucus (sometimes even with blood), excessive sweating and chest pain, among others.

Natural treatment for pulmonary tuberculosis

To cure pulmonary tuberculosis, it is absolutely essential to go to the doctor to assign the most appropriate drugs for this infection. However, in addition to pharmacological treatments, we can also use some home remedies to combat some of the symptoms of this respiratory disease. Below, in the following article, we explain some natural treatments for pulmonary tuberculosis. Read!

How tuberculosis is cured with amla

Amla, also known as Indian gooseberry, is a bitter-tasting, greenish-skinned fruit that proves to be very effective as a natural treatment for pulmonary tuberculosis. Thanks to its richness in vitamin C and minerals such as calcium, iron and potassium, amla has excellent anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties that help reduce some symptoms such as cough, chest pain and fever. In addition, thanks to its immunological properties it also helps to increase the defenses of our body to prevent the infection from reappearing.


To prepare this natural remedy we will only need:

  • 3 amlas or currants
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 cup mineral water

Preparation and treatment

  1. First, crush three amlas to extract the juice from inside.
  2. Once you have extracted the juice, strain the contents to remove the seeds that the fruit threw away when squeezing it.
  3. Add in the same container where the juice is located, 1 tablespoon honey along with a glass of water and then stir it all until all the ingredients are well mixed.
  4. Take this natural preparation once a day on an empty stomach.

Is pulmonary tuberculosis cured with custard apple?

Cherimoya is a sweet fruit that also serves to combat pulmonary tuberculosis naturally. Its high content of vitamins A, B and C and minerals such as potassium and magnesium give it excellent immune properties that help us accelerate the healing process of this disease due to the increase in our defenses. In addition, its potassium content makes cherimoya contain properties that strengthen the muscle tissue of the lungs.


To make a custard apple syrup we only have to have at home the following ingredients:

  • 2 custard apples
  • 2 glasses of water
  • 1/4 tablespoon cardamom powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Preparation and treatment

  1. Take 2 custard apples and extract the seeds from inside. Then also extract the pulp contained inside and add it to a pot.
  2. In the same pot, add two glasses of water and let the pulp of the custard apple cook for 10-15 minutes over low heat.
  3. Once the pulp of the custard apples has dissolved in the water, turn off the heat and let the contents cool.
  4. Finally, add to the preparation a little cardamom, honey and cinnamon to give it anti-inflammatory properties. You will have the natural custard apple syrup ready.
  5. Take three tablespoons of this prepared every day, one at each main meal.

Juice or infusion for noni tuberculosis

Noni is also an excellent natural treatment for pulmonary tuberculosis, as long as we combine it with the doctor's instructions. Its content in components known as l-ampeloside and alizarin give this fruit powerful antiviral, antibacterial and antiparasitic properties so they help fight the bacteria that cause this disease. It also has analgesic and sedative properties due to its contribution in antioxidants and vitamins that relieve symptoms of this infection such as fever, mucus and chest pain.


To prepare this juice you will have to have at home:

  • 2 ripe noni
  • 1 glass jar with lid

Preparation and treatment

  1. Acquire a pair of ripe noni’s (you will know it by their honey-like color) and wash them well to remove dirt and possible traces of chemicals. Then let them dry naturally.
  2. Once dry, put the two noni’s in a sterilized glass jar and cover it. Leave the noni’s for 4-6 weeks in a place where the sun gives them so that they ferment more quickly.
  3. When the indicated time has passed, you will check that the jar will be full of juice while the noni’s will be half waste. Check that the juice is a dark brown tone and, if so, strain the contents to remove the remains of noni.
  4. Add the juice in a glass bottle and bring it to a boil in a pot of water for half an hour to pasteurize the preparation. Then store the bottle in a fridge to drink the juice whenever you want.
  5. In this case, you will have to drink half a glass of noni juice every day half an hour before breakfast.

Now that you know these natural treatments for pulmonary tuberculosis, you may also find the following article on Which infusions are good for the lungs helpful.


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