There are many ways to improve eyesight with ayurveda. Drishti dosha is the name for defective eyesight in ayurveda. This can be caused due to a multitude of factors such as nervous disability, diabetes, excessive smoking and alcohol intake. Age related defects can also lead to problems with eyesight.
A good diet goes a long way in improving your eyesight. Apples and grapes are considered good for eyesight. Spinach is known to increases haemoglobin thereby aids good eyesight. Carrots and cucumber juice are very helpful improving eyesight. In addition, foods such as turnips, tomatoes, oranges and dates, are good sources of Vitamin A and should be eaten regularly. You can also eat almonds daily to enhance your vision and reduce mental stress.
Triphala is a very potent medicine for eye health, especially blurred vision. It also prevents the development of cataract. Wash the eyes with water to which triphala powder has been added to cure eye problems and enhance vision.
Ayurveda also suggests meditating by focusing on the flame of a candle to improve eyesight. You must rinse your eyes with water daily. Eyes must also be given ample rest if you work for long hours, particularly in front of a computer.
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