Knowing that I have a world-renowned homeopath/MD/acupuncturist who has my records and knows my basic physical composition available by email gives me enormous peace of mind. On those rare occasions when I begin to show symptoms of illness, the first thing I think to do is send an email with my symptoms (of mind, body, spirit) to Dr. Mathai for review. Many have been sick for as long as two or more months."



Condition we Treat


Asthma is the common chronic inflammatory disease of the airways characterized by variable and recurring symptoms, reversible airflow obstruction, and bronchospasm.

Asthma is caused by inflammation in the airways. When an asthma attack occurs, the muscles surrounding the airways become tight and the lining of the air passages swells. This reduces the amount of air that can pass by.

  • Cough with or without sputum (phlegm) production
  • Pulling in of the skin between the ribs when breathing.
  • Shortness of breath that gets worse with exercise or activity
  • Wheezing, which:
    • Comes in episodes with symptom-free periods in between
    • May be worse at night or in early morning
    • May go away on its own
    • Gets better when using drugs that open the airways (bronchodilators)
    • Gets worse when breathing in cold air
    • Gets worse with exercise
    • Gets worse with heartburn (reflux)
    • Usually begins suddenly
Emergency symptoms:

  • Bluish color to the lips and face
  • Decreased level of alertness, such as severe drowsiness or confusion, during an asthma attack
  • Extreme difficulty breathing.
  • Rapid pulse
  • Severe anxiety due to shortness of breath
  • Sweating
Other symptoms that may occur with this disease:

  • Abnormal breathing pattern --breathing out takes more than twice as long as breathing in
  • Breathing temporarily stops
  • Chest pain
  • Tightness in the chest
Causes: Asthma is caused by environmental and genetic factors. Common asthma triggers include:

  • Animals (pet hair or dander)
  • Dust
  • Changes in weather (most often cold weather)
  • Chemicals in the air or in food
  • Exercise
  • Mold
  • Pollen
  • Respiratory infections, such as the common cold
  • Strong emotions (stress)
  • Tobacco smoke

Relaxation techniques, breathing exercises, Yoga Kriya, Chest packs are some of the auxiliary line of treatments which are helpful and shows good results while treating the Asthma along with the Homeopathic treatment.


The patient aged 10 years old having complaints of cold and cough. The patient is also complaining of breathing difficulty more at night, in cold season, and playing in dust. Nasal discharge is thick and white.
Spirometry reports (Lung Function Report) on 16/07/2011= FEV1- 56%. FVC- 85%. FEV1/FVC= 70%; Moderate obstruction.

Treatment given- Homeopathic medicine prescribed on the basis of symptom similarity for the acute attack of the asthma and followed by deep acting constitutional medicine.

Spirometry report (Lung Function Report) after the treatment on 06/09/2011= FEV1- 64%. FVC- 97%. FEV1/FVC- 69%. The report shows significant improvement in lung function and patient is better symptomatically. Now patient is doing well and stopped recurrent exacerbations.


38 years old male patient came with the complaints of wheezing since 9 years with breathing difficulty. There is cough with greenish expectoration, sticky in nature. The wheezing is more in cold season, upstairs on.

Associated complaint- Eczema with eruptions on toes; the patient is complaining of severe itching which is worse by scratching. Better by oil application and moisturizer. The patient is having work related stress since many years. The patient is ambitious by nature.

Spirometry reports (Lung Function Report) on 09/12/2011= FEV1- 41%. FVC- 54%. FEV1/FVC= 79%; Severe obstruction.

Treatment given- The Homeopathic medicine given in nebulisation to relieve the cough and spasm then followed by deep acting homeopathic constitutional medicine along with relaxation techniques to give relief in terms of coping with stress, Yoga Kriya- Nose wash and now the patient is better and reduced wheezing.

Spirometry report (Lung Function Report) after the treatment on 15/12/2011= FEV1- 82%. FVC- 86%. FEV1/FVC- 99%. All the patients are advised for Breathing exercises, Yoga kriyas, Relaxation techniques, different Chest packs along with the homeopathic treatment which are useful in showing good results.