Ayurvedic treatment for swollen eyes is done by applying natural remedies and changing your lifestyle to reduce inflammation and promote healing.
What are the Ayurvedic Remedies for Swollen Eyelids?
Triphala is a blend of three fruit that has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. It may be used to reduce swelling and improve overall eye health.
A type of clarified butter ‘Ghee’ is known to have healing qualities for the eyes. It can be applied topically on the eyelids or consumed orally to reduce inflammation.
Castor oil is used to reduce swelling and improve overall eye health. It can be applied topically to the eyelids or consumed orally. Castor oil has anti-inflammatory properties.
Aloe vera gel contains anti-inflammatory and moisturizing properties that help in reducing swelling as well as improving the health of the eyes.
Turmeric is known to be a powerful anti-inflammatory agent that reduces swelling and improves eye health. It can be applied topically or consumed orally for the same results.
Anti-inflammatory and antioxidant, Neem is a traditional Ayurvedic herb that can be applied topically to the eyelids or consumed orally to reduce inflammation and improve overall eye health.
There is an Ayurvedic herb called Licorice that has anti-inflammatory properties and can be used to lower inflammation and improve general eye health. It may be applied as a topical treatment to the eyelids or taken orally.
To improve eye health, in addition to using natural remedies, it is essential to make lifestyle changes. This may include getting enough sleep, reducing stress, and eating a healthy diet.
Nasya therapy, an Ayurvedic treatment, uses herbal oils and decoctions through the nasal route to improve eye health and reduce swelling.
Yoga and Pranayama:
Practicing yoga and pranayama (breathing exercises) helps in reducing stress and improving blood flow to the eyes, which in turn can reduce inflammation and improve overall eye health.
An effective way to reduce the symptoms of swollen eyelids is steam inhalation with herbal decoctions. It helps to open up the nasal passages and sinuses and also reduces inflammation.
Acupuncture involves the insertion of thin needles into specific points of the body. It is used to reduce inflammation and improve overall eye health, which is a traditional Chinese medicine technique.
Amla, Guduchi, and Shatavari are the few herbal supplements that can be taken to improve eye health and reduce inflammation. They should be taken under the guidance of an Ayurvedic practitioner.