1.Blurry vision is when your eyesight feels like it’s out of focus, making it difficult to see fine detail and losing vision sharpness.
2.If proper care for an eye is not taking, it can result in various eye conditions such as cataracts and age-related macular degeneration which is a leading cause of blindness in the world.
3.In Ayurveda, defective vision is given in “Drishtigata Rogas”.
4.Alochaka Pitta is responsible for maintaining eyesight and it weakens with age.
5.Proper caring for the eyes is one preventative measure that helps.
There are several methods in Ayurveda science to treat blur vision.
CAUSES OF BLUR VISION
5.Persistent Common cold
6.Excess intake of caffeinated drinks
7.Diabetes can cause blur vision
8.Nervous debility can cause blur vision
HERBS ARE IMPORTANT FOR BLURRY VISION
1.Triphala is an ancient Ayurvedic product for eye health, especially blurred vision or to prevent the development of cataract.
2.Triphala strengthens the eye muscles and improves eyesight.
3.It is helpful in curing various eye problems like cataracts, glaucoma, progressive myopia, and conjunctivitis. Triphala is very helpful in treating blur vision.
4.It is made from three ingredients, namely Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), vinhitaki (Terminalia belerica), and Amala (Indian gooseberry).
5.It is extremely beneficial in treating astigmatism by improving tissue and retina health.
Medicated Triphala Ghee, triphala kwath and trifla drops are used to treat impaired vision.
CARROT (Daucus carota)-
1.Raw carrots or carrot juice are very beneficial for blurry vision.
2.They provide plenty of nutrients which help keep eyes healthy.
3.Carrots are good for improving vision and curing eye problems caused by astigmatism.
4.Carrots are rich source of Vitamin A, which helps the eyes to see better in low light.
AMALA (phyllanthus emblica)-
1.Indian gooseberry is rich in Vitamin C and antioxidant; thus, helps you attain a better vision.
2.Amala is widely used to treat vision-related problmes or disorders
3.Amla restores the digestive fire, which in turn boosts Alochak Pitta, the fire element responsible for better vision.
4.Extract the juice of fresh Amla and drink 20 ml twice daily early in the morning.
YASHTIMADHU (Glycyrrhiza glabra)-
1.Madhuyashthi is another ancient Ayurvedic herb used to treat various diseases.
2.Its effect is better for dry eye syndrome.
3.Licorice has the ability to strengthen the eyes as well as purify and nourish the blood vessels.
4.It can be used the same way as Triphala or with Triphala every day.
5.Yashtimadhu can also be taken internally or combined with ghee.
CASSIA SEEDS (Cassia obtusifolia)-
1.Cassia seeds have been used to promote better vision and treat skin and blood related problems.
2.Cassia seeds are very beneficial for blurry eyes, reducing eye strain, pain and discomfort.
PANCHAKARMA FOR IMPAIRED VISION
1.Netra tarpana is one of the best panchkarma treatments for blurry vision.
2.Its apply in severe types of eyes disorders such as blurred vision Redness of Eyes, Myopia(numbers in eyes), Weakness of eyes, Retinopathy and Dry eye syndrome etc.
3.It is also known as Netra Basti, which is done by Herb-infused ghee for both eyes to correct vision.
4.It is indicated in all the degenerative disorders, inflammatory and chronic disorders of the eyes.
5.This is an excellent treatment that relieves tiredness, improves vision, eyesight, and clarity of the mind.
6.The treatment improves light tolerance and strengthens nerves and muscles of the eyes.
PADABHYANGA (FOOT MASSAGE)
1.Aacharya Vaghbhata identifies 4 major nerves in the feet that connect to eyes.
2.These nerves help to maintain better eye sight and relieve eye strain.
3.According to Ayurveda, eyes and feets are Tejo mahabhoot pradhan (dominated by the element of Fire), hence foot massage by medicated ghee e.g. Shatadhauta Ghruta is beneficial to the feet as well as the eyes.
4.It improves blood circulation & balances Vayu, as a vata dosha prominent in degenerative disorders.
1.A procedure where the medicated drugs or oil are administrated through the nostrils.
2.Anu tail is the best oil for nasyam procedure and a key product for eye health.
3.The regular use of two drops of Anu Tail improves your vision.
4.Nasyam treatment is very valuable in cleaning all the canals of head through nose and develops ear, eye and throat health.
5.It is indicated in several eye diseases as it eliminates doshas from the cranial region.
6.It also Improves skin complexion, hair texture and prevents greying.
7.Strengthens the sensory organs.
1.In this procedure medicine is applied over inner surface of lid margin from medial canthus to lateral canthus.
2.It can be applied in the eye using the different Shalakas.
3.It is play a major role in giving strength to eyes.
4.Aacharya Sushruta advised to do Anjana-
5.Kapha predominant eye diseases- in morning
6.Vata predominant eye diseases- in evening
7.Raktapittaj diseases -in night.
The regular eyewash with triphala decoction improves your vision.
CLASSICAL AYURVEDIC FORMULATIONS FOR BLUR VISION
12.VALIYA BHRINGAMALAKADI TAILAM
AYURVEDIC DIET FOR IMPROVING EYESIGHT
Diet is a significant factor that helps maintain the proper functioning of any organ or system in the body. For better vision following foods should be included in the diet.
Vegetables to be consumed
Fruit to be consumed
Nuts and legumes to be consumed
Seeds to be consumed
Fish to be consumed
WHAT TO AVOID
1.Avoid pitta foods that may aggravate blurry vision.
2.Avoid hot foods that may aggravate blurry vision.
3.Avoid pungent foods that may aggravate blurry vision.
4.Avoid toxic foods that may aggravate blurry vision.
5.Avoid working in hot atmosphere that may cause blurry vision.
6.Avoid Excess use of television, mobile device and computer that can cause blurry vision.