Ayurvedic treatment for Sty - Eyelid cyst

Sty - Eyelid cyst

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Sty - Eyelid cyst


Sty is usually a self-limiting condition that goes away on its own.1

As per Ayurveda, lekhanaanjana or lekhana karma may be required for a Sty that does not clear by its own or progresses to a serious form called as Trachoma.2

The following ahar (or diet) and vihar (or lifestyle) are recommended for all kinds of eye diseases.

Diet Recommendations (Aahar)

  • A light diet is recommended as per Ayurveda. 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.3
  • Avoid foods such as sour foods, dry meat, alcohols, selected sea fishes, curd, tobacco, excessive hot and fatty foods 3

Lifestyle changes (Vihar)

  • Walk regularly
  • 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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