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Ophthalmic Herbs


Literally Ophthalmic means, 'that deals with eyes and its diseases'.
Ophthalmic herbs are those herbs that are used to cure Eye diseases.

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Adiantum Venustum
Albizia Zygia
Alchornea Floribunda
American linden
Aralia Spinosa
Begonia Coccinea
Begonia Picta
Berberis Asiatica
Big Sagebrush
Bladder Campion
Desert Milkweed
Desmanthus Illinoensis
Heuchera Micrantha
Himalayan Musk Rose
Indian Thorny Bamboo
Koelreuteria Paniculata
Madras Carpet
Nyssa Sylvatica
Osage Orange
Polianthes Tuberosa
Rubus Allegheniensis
Sapphire Berry
Senecio Scandens
Summer Grass
Thalictrum Dalingo
Viola Adunca
White Sweet Clover
Xerophyllum Tenax
Yellow Rattle
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Materia Medica for

Single Herbs

Drumstick ( Sahjan ) for Eyes

Drumstick ( Sahjan in India ) possesses potent Anti-inflammatory and Antimicrobial properties. These properties help to prevent the Eye infections and reduce swelling.
Use leaf juice of Drumstick ( Sahjan ) as an eye drop. It helps in curing various Eye related problems.
OR : Prepare a homemade Kohl ( Kajal ) by using Drumstick ( Sahjan ) seeds.

Ionidium Suffruticosum for Eye Diseases

Crush whole plant of Ionidium Suffruticosum. Make an infusion of it. Use it as an Eye wash.

Indian Sarsaparilla ( Anantmool ) for Eyes

Use root juice of Indian Sarsaparilla ( Anantmool) as an Eye drop.

Crape Jasmine for Eye Diseases

Crush flowers of Crape Jasmine to obtain juice. Use it as an Eye drop.
OR : Mix leaf juice of Crape Jasmine with Coconut oil. Apply it on your forehead to get rid of pain in Eyes.

Sambucus Williamsii for Conjunctivitis

Prepare a decoction of Sambucus Williamsii flowers. Cool and strain. Use it to wash your Eyes.

Honey ( Shehad ) for Conjunctivitis

Add 2 tsp Honey in a cup of lukewarm water. Use it as an Eye Wash. Honey is Antibacterial, it helps to cure Conjunctivitis fast.

Barberry as Ophthalmic

Crush dried roots of Barberry to make powder. Add 8 g of it in lukewarm water. Use it as an Eyewash or Eye Compress.

Operculina Turpethum as an Ophthalmic

Extract leaf juice of Operculina Turpethum by crushing them. Use it as an Eye Drop.

Polianthes Tuberosa for Eyes

Make a decoction of Polianthes Tuberosa flowers. Cool. Use it to wash your Eyes.

Anacyclus Pyrethrum for Eyes

Use the root decoction of Anacyclus Pyrethrum to wash your Eyes.

Achyranthes Aspera for Eyes

Make root decoction of Achyranthes Aspera. Cool. Use it to wash your Eyes.

Indian Sorrel ( Sarvajjaya ) for Eyes

Crush leaves of Indian Sorrel ( Sarvajjaya ) to make paste. Strain and extract its juice. Use it as an Eye drop.

Black Cumin for Eye Diseases

Make a mixture by adding half tsp Black Cumin seed oil in a cup of Carrot juice. Have it twice a day.

Nutmeg ( Jaiphal ) for Conjunctivitis

Grind Nutmeg with Milk to make paste. Apply it on your infected Eye.

Cabbage Rose for Eyes

Use infusion made by petals of Cabbage Rose as an Eye wash.

Saffron ( Kesar ) for Eyes

Boil 3-4 threads of Saffron ( Kesar ) in a cup of water. Use it as an Eye Wash when bearable hot.

Flaxseed ( Alsi ) for Eyes

Make decoction of Flaxseed ( Alsi ). Dip a piece of cloth in the decoction when bearable hot. Put it on your Eyes. You may use it as an Eye wash.

Chamomile ( Babunah ) for Eyes

Boil 20 g Chamomile ( Babunah ) flowers in 50 ml water. Use it to wash your Eyes when bearable hot.

Solidago Virgaurea for Eyes

Use leaf juice of Solidago Virgaurea as an Ear drop.

Acacia Nilotica for Eye Diseases

Make leave paste of Acacia Nilotica. Tie it in a piece of cloth. Use it as a poultice.

Bael for Eyes

Heat few leaves of Bael. Tie them in a piece of cloth. Use it as poultice over Eyes.

Cynodon Dactylon for Eye Diseases

Extract the juice of Cynodon Dactylon grass, by crushing it. Apply it over your infected Eye.

Caraway ( Shahi Jeera ) for Weak Eyesight

Consume 30 ml seed decoction of Caraway ( Shahi Jeera ) twice a day.

Castor ( Arandi ) Oil for Panophthalmitis

Use Castor ( Arandi ) Oil as an Eye Drop. It is helpful to cure Eye Inflammation.

Agave for Eyes

Use infusion of Agave leaves as an Eye wash. It cure Irritation in Eyes.

Chinese Gynura for Conjunctivitis

Use the sap of leaves of Chinese Gynura as an Eye drop.
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Herbal Treatment For Eye Diseases 6

The fusion of Chicory ( Kasni in India ), Celery ( Shalari in India ), Parsley ( Ajmood in India ) and Carrot ( Gaajar in India ) is an ideal remedy for healthy Eyes.
Chicory ( Kasni in India ) is a rich source of Vitamin A. Vitamin A nourishes the optic nerves. It also works as an Anti-inflammatory and irritation reducing remedy.
Celery ( Shalari in India ) protects the eyes from free radicals and improves vision.
Parsley ( Ajmood in India ) is a rich source of Beta Carotene and Vitamin C. It stimulates blood vessels and improves Eyesight.
Carrot ( Gaajar in India ) is a rich source of Vitamin A. This nutrient helps to improve Eyesight and protect it from Eye Diseases.
Take the following herbs :
Chicory ( Kasni in India ) juice 20 ml
Celery ( Shalari in India ) juice 50 ml
Parsley ( Ajmood in India ) juice 40 ml
Carrot ( Gaajar in India ) juice 70 to 80 ml
Mix all the juices and drink it 2 times a day.

Herbal Treatment For Eye Diseases 4

The Antibacterial property of Cow Urine ( Gomutra in India ) helps to fight harmful bacteria that produces irritation and develops infection in the eyes.
Anti-irritant effect of Azadirachta Indica ( Neem in India ) reduces irritation and provides soothing effect to the eyes.
Honey ( Shehad in India ) has strong Anti-inflammatory property which reduces the inflammation of the eyes.
Combination of above three proves to be an ideal care for Eyes. Take the following herbs :
Cow Urine ( Gomutra in India ) : 500 gram
Azadirachta Indica ( Neem in India ) : 10 leaves
Honey ( Shehad in India ) : 5 gram
Put Cow Urine ( Gomutra in India ) and Azadirachta Indica ( Neem in India ) in a copper vessel. Boil on a low flame until it remains one-forth. Filter. Add Honey ( Shehad in India ). Let it cool. Put one drop in each eye. Repeat the process twice a day.
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