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.
🌷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 .
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.