Ayurvedic tips for Eye care

Eyes👀 are most important sense organ; for daily activities we depend on eyes but hardly anyone pays attention to eyes unless there is a problem.
🤯 Stress and strain related eye disorders are common now a days due to all day long use of computer and other gadgets📱💻, even kids are seen wearing spectacles 👓due to over exposure to TV and mobile screens other than that bad posture during studies, wrong food habits and irregular lifestyle also effects eyes😳

🌳Myopia, hypermetropia, cataract, glaucoma, dry eyes, watering eyes etc. are few eye disorders.

🌳According to Ayurveda, dosha imbalance especially pitta dosha imbalance can cause eye disorders.

🌳By following some simple tips and exercise you can protect your eyes.

Eye exercises👀

🌷For correction of refractive errors and other eye diseases following exercises are very helpful :

👉 Palming – rub palms for 10 seconds and then place on closed eyes without pressure, this complete black field relaxes the eyes.👍

👉 Rotate eyes in clockwise and anticlockwise direction, both with open and closed eyes.👌

👉 Close both eyes tightly and then open them widely; repeat 10 times.🕶️

👉Sit facing candle flame ,1 feet apart, move forward and backward 25 to 50 times.😀

👉 Yoga poses like Surya namaskar, bhujangasana,savasana etc are good for eye. 🧘‍♀️

🌳Few other eye disorders preventive practices are:

🌷 Massage feet with oil regularly before bath and at night .

🌷Keeping mouthful of water for few minutes 2-4 times a day.

🌷Keeping wet palm on eyes for few seconds.

🌷 Avoid sudden change of temperature like splashing eyes with cold water when body is hot and sweaty.

🌷Do not splash eyes with icy cold or hot water. Use fresh cold or warm water.

🌷 Wash eyes with Triphala water (soak 1 teaspoon of triphala overnight in water in morning filter this water)

🌷 Place cold water or rose water dipped cotton pads on eyes.

🌷 Avoid regular hot water on head. ❌

🌷 Avoid excess salty and sour food. ❌

🌷Avoid excessive alcohol and tobacco. ❌

🌷Avoid day time sleep and night awakening. Take good sleep at night.

🌷Avoid reading and working in dim or extremely bright light.

🌷Avoid reading in moving vehicle.

🌷Avoid excessive gazing at any object, staring TV from very close.

🌷Avoid excessive weeping, suppressing natural urges, excessive anger and grief.

🌷Include barley, green moong, karela, brinjal, drumstick, pumpkin, radish,raw banana, coriander, curry leaves, turmeric ,Amla,fennel seeds, cardamom, raisin, tomato,dates, Almond, honey etc in diet.
🌷Gulkand,Amla murabba and chyawanprash .

🌷Fruits like apple, orange, grapes,mango, papaya, guava, pomegranate etc are good for eyes.

🌷Few conditions like constipation, diabetes etc also effect eyes adversely, treating them gives relief in eye problems .

Ayurvedic treatment☘️

Diet, medicine and therapies are suggested according to patient’s condition.

👉Internal medicine like Triphala ghrita, saptamrit lauh, yashtimadhu churna etc are prescribed.

👉Medicated anjan, nasal drops, netra tarpan etc are helpful remedies.

👉Mix triphala, honey and ghee to make paste, take this paste at night for 3-4 months or more.

👉Chew cardamom seeds with honey.
👉 Ayurveda has specialized branche for eye treatment ( shalakya), must visit ayurvedic eye hospital for any minor or major eye conditions.

Published by Dr. Amrita Sharma

I am an ayurvedic practitioner with experience of more than a decade, I have worked with best ayurvedic companies and now with the purpose of reaching out people to make them aware about ayurveda which is not just a system of treatment but a way of living to remain healthy

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