They are rarely found except in cases of bronchial asthma, and were at one time thought to be the cause of the disease.
Hay fever, bronchial asthma and neuritis are conditions in which it is recommended.
bronchial asthma n.
A condition of the lungs characterized by widespread narrowing of the airways due to spasm of the smooth muscle, edema of the mucosa, and the presence of mucus in the lumen of the bronchi and bronchioles. It is caused by the local release of spasmogens and vasoactive substances in the course of an allergic reaction.