This disease is rampant in miners; due to the silicon dust that is prevalent in the air. The disease is respiratory and is called Silicosis. In the beginning it would cause heavy breathing; however if not treated timely it could coke a person into oblivion. There are many chemical remedies for Silicosis; however, herbal treatment is the most efficacious. This disease goes by the name of Progressive Massive Fibrosis. It takes time to inflict a person; about 25 years; however once it does it proves fatal within a short time. This is the reason why miners are advised to wear a mask. This disease is also known as Grinder’s disease. However, there are some herbal treatments for this disease.
Bai Ji (Hyacinth Bletilla) is a very potent herbal treatment for Silicosis. You would need to grind it into a fine powder and take it thrice daily for good results. The symptoms would lessen in 3 months and would practically disappear in 7 months. 2 Gms of this powder would suffice. If this disease is not treated timely; then it could lead to tuberculosis and other complications as well. In this disease the lungs are susceptible and get filled with fluid.