Today, poor eyesight is a common problem in the world. More cases of myopia (nearsightedness) and hyperopia (farsightedness) are reported each day. Other eye diseases such as glaucoma, cataracts, diabetic retinopathy or age-related macular degeneration can affect the way you see the world. There are a lot of things a person can do to fix their eyesight or improve their vision. But not all of us are fond of the idea of putting too many drops in our eyes, so here is a more natural way, Ayurveda, to help you with your sight.
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Saffron is rich in antioxidants and carotenoids which help protect the lens and the retina of ageing eyes. It also has additional qualities that will protect the pigmented cells of the retina from oxidative damage. It can also restore the function of the retinal cells and protect them for degeneration. This is how you can use saffron:
This herbal remedy boosts blood flow of the eye and curbs the development of eye diseases by protecting them for oxidative stress, especially cataracts and blurred vision. It also helps with diseases such as age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy.
The powerful antioxidants and high proficiency of vitamin C in gooseberry can strengthen the eyes. It also improves the functioning of retinal cells and promotes healthier capillaries.
Mix 2-4 tablespoons of Indian gooseberry powder in water and honey. Drink this twice a day for a few months.
Bilberry contains bioflavonoid which can help speed up the process of regeneration of rhodopsin – a purple pigment used by your eyes’ rods. It also helps with night vision, cataracts and retinal disorders. It improves blood flow to the eyes and also reduces retina strain and improves nerve function near the eyes.
Triphala is centuries reviving herb used for various ailments including glaucoma. It lowers the intraocular pressure through parasympathetic relaxation of your body. It also helps prevent eye irritation due to vitamin A. Triphala can help with conditions like corneal dystrophies, conjunctivitis, vision loss, weakening of the eye due to age, etc.
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Mix one tablespoon of Triphala Churna in a glass of lukewarm water and let it cool. Keep it overnight and wash your eyes separately with the solution. This solution is used only for a month and only once a day
Some eye exercises that can help you to improve your eyesight are:
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