Ayurvedic treatment for Black Eye

Black Eye

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Black Eye


The affected eye must be subjected to adequate rest. Apart from providing cold compress to the affected eye, any signs of deep injury and vision loss must be looked for and immediate medical attention must be provided.1

As per Ayurveda, the following ahar (or diet) and vihar (or lifestyle) are recommended for all kinds of eye diseases.4

Diet Recommendations (Aahar)

  • A light diet is recommended as per Ayurveda. Some foods that should be included in the diet every day are ghee, milk, rock salt, honey, patola (snake gourd), red rice, green gram, wheat, triphala (3 fruits), carrots and leafy vegetables.4
  • Avoid foods such as sour foods, dry meat, alcohols, selected sea fishes, curd, tobacco, excessive hot and fatty foods 4

Lifestyle changes (Vihar)

  • Walk regularly
  • Personal hygiene especially avoiding personal contact with those infected should be practiced
  • Wear headgear such as caps and hats, and eye-gear such as sunglasses to protect from UV radiations
  • Make sure you get good sleep regularly
  • Make it a habit to wake up early
  • Massaging ghee on soles is said to be beneficial for general health of eyes in Ayurveda

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