Glaucoma cure by Ayurveda

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Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a disorder, which causes the vision loss at a sluggish pace. You never feel it’s symptoms emerging unless they reach an advanced stage and then they show their worst form , these can even make you go blind. Any person who goes blind due to a disease will think that he/she is the most unlucky one. You consider yourself unlucky if you are born blind, but getting blind after seeing this beautiful world is the most unluckiest thing happening.

Glaucoma happens when the pressure inside the eyes increases , it  happens because the fluid (aqueous humor) builds up inside the eyes. Normally this fluid comes out in front of the eyes (anterior chamber) through tissue (trabecular meshwork) and flows out from the place where iris and cornea meet. When the fluid can’t come out like it used to be or there is some difficulty in its drainage, then this fluid causes pressure to build up.

It’s symptoms vary in every person such as patchy blind spots, blurred vision, headache, eye pain, eyes get red, halos around the lights, nausea and vomiting. Ayurveda believes in taking certain precautions like avoid day time sleep, urud dal, yogurt, oily food and also avoid consuming fermented items. The pressure needs to be tackled firmly, pressure creates furor in Vata dosha, eye and its vriddhi are the main sights of Pitta dosha, having the fluid in Kapha dosha, so all 3 doshas are involved in glaucoma. It means this disease is not easily curable. Generally we use local treatments such as rose water pichu, triphala ghrit tarpana. Triphala ghrit relieves excess of Vata vriddhi. In general treatment, we use smriti-sagar, poonarnava kalpa etc.

There are various therapies and preparations one needs to take, which can be beneficial, but before proceeding, consult an Ayurvedic doctor. He/she can guide you better.

Certain tips to be followed by the patients of glaucoma are

  • Drink small amounts of fluids during the whole day.
  • Regular exercise may reduce eye pressure in open-angle glaucoma. But beware, don’t do head-down yoga positions and stretches.
  • Sleep with your head slightly elevated, keep a pillow under your head.
  • Avoid drinking coffee, both hot & cold.
  • Quit smoking entirely. Smokers get more prone to develop glaucoma.
  • Protect your eyes by wearing a good pair of sunglasses.
  • Indian gooseberry (Amla, Emblica officinalis), is awesome  in treating ocular problems including glaucoma. 
If its juice is taken with honey, you can reap in better effects.

Ayurveda has some herbal remedies to cure glaucoma  like

Amalaki Rasayan

Amalaki Rasayan  Guna (Quality)  are that it is light & dry (Laghu & Rookash), has a cool potency, post digestive it has a sweet taste. It is also known as Indian gooseberry, ripens in autumn and is visible with a smooth complexion. These are rich in vitamin C, beneficial for glaucoma patients.

Dose: 2 capsules twice daily with plain water after meals.

Youth Restora Capsules

which has bhumi amla, grape seeds, green tea, and cow colostrum. All these ingredients make this remedy an anti-oxidant, thus enhancing our immune system and sorting eye defects.

Angel Eye Vitale

Angel Eye Vitale is a superb remedy to correct the defects of eyes. In fact it a minerals and vitamin mixture consisting of vitamin A, C, E, beta carotene, copper, zinc, lutein, zeaxanthin, bilberry, and astaxanthin. All these elements provide nutrition to the eyes and help to treat glaucoma effectively.

Bilberry Capsules

Bilberry Capsules is another supplement that enhances the eye vision. It’s main ingredient is bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus), which helps in curing many eye problems like night blindness, myopia, retinopathy, glaucoma and cataracts. It has anthocynosides and has lots of vitamin A, C, E, K, magnesium, iron and zinc. It helps in restoring the balance between doshas, dhatus and malas in our body and is superb in bringing nutrition to the eyes.

Dose: 2 capsules twice daily with plain water after meals.

There are some herbal remedies, which are extracted from the herbs like Ashwagandha and Ginkgo Biloba can be used to  treat eye defects. These are far better than using the pills, drops or petro-pharmaceutical chemicals as these have no side effects. One thing comes to the mind that having a healthy and colorful diet is the most important thing to wither these eye defects. If you are still not able to find these various herbal remedies, click on www.planetayurveda.com. Come on, what are you waiting for? It’s just a click away.