Ayurvedic treatment for Eye allergies

Eye allergies

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Eye allergies


In the Ayurvedic classics, netra tarpana (nourishment of eye through oleation/administration) with herbal oil or Ghrit (Ghee) is advised to heal the condition and provide symptomatic relief from the irritation.4

Local treatment procedures for eyes are explained in the name of netra kriya kalpa or the therapeutic procedures to manage eye diseases that include Parisheka (irrigation with water/ medicated decoctions),  Bidalaka (eye pastes), Aaschyotana (eye drops) and Anjana (eye salves).

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 vegetables5
  • Avoid foods such as sour foods, dry meat, all alcohols, selected sea fishes, curd, tobacco, excessive hot and fatty foods 5

Lifestyle changes (Vihar)

  • Personal hygiene especially avoiding personal contact with those infected should be practiced.
  • 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

Massagingghee on soles is asid to to be be beneficial for general health of eyes in Ayurveda.Practice some exercises for your eyes. Suggestions are given below.

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