Home remedies pro self eye care
The significance of eyes need not be accentuated. Eyes grant us vision, devoid of which life would have no meaning. However, eyes are continually exposed to the outer environment. Almost all the individuals overburden their eyes, and therefore many eye problems such as cataract, glaucoma, conjunctivitis, myopia, etc. can arise.
To prevent your eyes from such problems, follow these simple remedies at home:
Eat healthy diet
Consume a lot of fresh fruits and green vegetables. The logic is to take a diet that is high in antioxidants. These antioxidants present in food products will avoid free radical smash up and delay in the aging process. One can prevent several eye infections, maintain good health of eyes and have perfect vision by following a perfect diet. Beta carotene, which is present in dark yellow & dark green vegetables and fruits, is very favorable for maintaining eye sight. Therefore, many doctors recommend consuming carrots in the diet.
Vitamins A, B and C are necessary to be included in the diet for improvement in eye health. The sources of vitamin A are turnip leaves, spinach, milk, butter, tomatoes, cabbage, carrots, gourds and peas. Vitamin B can be found in soybean, peas, milk, toasted rice, oranges, cucumber, pineapple and carrot. Vitamin C sources are lime juice, turnip leaves, green chilies, cabbage, beetroot leaves, spinach, papaya, orange, myrobalan and mangoes.
Protect eyes from UV rays
Exposure of our eyes to UV rays can cause great harm and therefore sufficient protection is required when one moves out in the sun. Cheap and ordinary sun glasses are not capable to offer complete protection from such harmful rays. Your sun glasses should be specifically meant for protecting against UV rays.
Most of the people may not be aware of the damage that is caused by cigarette smoke to the eyes. Smoke not only effects vision, but also causes baggy and sagging skin about the eyes. Therefore, consider stopping cigarettes and tobacco.
Prepare a blend of coriander seed powder & aniseed powder by taking them in equal amounts. Add equal amount of unrefined sugar in it. Consume this mixture (around 12 gm) everyday in morning & evening. This will be a beneficial remedy to cure the problem of cataract.
Persons with weak vision can consider taking a mix of carrot and parsley juice every day.
To get relief from conjunctivitis, mix three parts of coriander with one part of sugar. Grind this mixture and put it in boiling water. Cover it and keep it aside for one hour. After that, filter it using a clean cloth. Use this remaining liquid as eye drops.
Soak few almonds in little milk and keep it overnight. Add this milk to sandalwood. Apply the mixture on the eye lids. This will help in reducing redness in the eyes.
Following these remedies will help an individual in getting healthy and beautiful eyes. They will also help in curing some common eye problems such as conjunctivitis, cataracts, redness, myopia and glaucoma.