Ayurvedic treatment for Dry Eyes

Dry Eyes

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Dry Eyes

DRY EYES AYURVEDIC TREATMENT

To manage dry eyes, a customized approach for each individual is required.2 Generally, it is advised to avoid long hours in front of TV/Computer, and simultaneously increase fluid intake to ensure adequate body hydration. Regular blinking and few eye exercises are recommended.2

The following ahar (or diet) and vihar (or lifestyle) are recommended for all kinds of eye diseases.

Diet Recommendations (Aahar)

  • Recommended foods that should be included in the diet every day such as ghee, milk, rock salt, honey, patola (snake gourd), red rice, green gram, wheat, triphala (3 fruits), carrots and leafy vegetables3
  • Avoid foods such as sour foods, dry meat, all alcohols, select sea fishes, curd, tobacco, excessive hot and fatty foods 3

Lifestyle changes (Vihar)

  • Walk regularly
  • Wear headgear such as caps and hats, and eyegear such as sunglasses to protect from UV radiations
  • Properly clean the eye everyday
  • Make sure you get good sleep regularly
  • Make it a habit to wake up early
  • Applying ghee on feet and heat with some massage may be beneficial.
  • Practice some exercises for your eyes. Suggestions are given below.

Exercises for the eye:

  • Blinking exercise: Blink your eyes every 3-4 seconds over 2 minutes. Repeat this exercise several times a day.
  • Palming: Rub the palms of your hands and place them gently over your eye lids.
  • Eye rotation: Rotate your eye balls in all directions for a few minutes. Repeat this exercise several times a day.

Disclaimer: The information on this page is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Do not use this information to diagnose or ayurvedic treatment of ophthalmology-eye-diseases and/or dry eyes without consulting the doctor. Consult your physician before beginning an exercise regime. "While we have products /ayurvedic medicines for ophthalmology-eye-diseases and/or dry eyes, you must consult an authorized physician before taking any of the products. For more information on products, visit www.dabur.com or call 1800-103-1644"

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