Pneumonia is a respiratory disease that involves inflammation in the lungs caused by viral, bacterial or fungal infection. The major symptoms of pneumonia include productive coughing, which results in mucus buildup, chest pain, muscle pain, fever, shaking chills, shortness of breath, fatigue, loss of appetite, vomiting, headache, nausea etc. Mild cases of pneumonia clear up within two or three weeks with proper treatment. However, pneumonia can prove fatal, particularly for infants, older people and individual with weakened immune system and people suffering from serious health problems. It is necessary to seek medical treatment immediately if you feel difficulty in breathing, chest pain, persistent cough and fever. There are certain herbs that can bring relief from the symptoms associated with pneumonia by strengthening immunity and also speed up recovery process. They will actually help traditional medicine to work in a better way by boosting the patient’s immune system. Try these 11 herbal remedies along with medicine prescribed to you to facilitate faster recovery.