For treatment of asthma of Avitsenna used broth from quince seeds.
For secession of phlegm from bronchial tubes and lungs the following procedure is offered.
Cut off the top part of a quince. Accurately remove the midst. Inside put pieces of a tallow and honey in equal parts. Cover with top part, which before cut off. Put in small china (or brown ware) with a cover. Cook in an oven on weak fire within 20-30 minutes. Take the ready quince in a hot kind. Also, drink the extracted juice. After that it is necessary to breathe deeply. Repeat the procedure 10 days.
Avitsenna for alleviation of secession of phlegm ordered daily to eat on 21 pieces of raisin with a breakfast meal. He also suggested taking a boiled radish with honey.