Diet For Healthy Eyes: Here Are The 5 Natural Ingredients To Include In Your Diet
You must be wondering which ayurvedic food supplements can help in treating conditions related to dryness of eyes, itching of eyes, and other eye problems. Some ingredients, if added to the daily diet, can boost eye health and even cure problems.
The eyes are one of the most important sense organs of our body, without them life is purely black. In Ayurveda, there are several natural ways to improve eyesight and maintain a good vision. In today’s corporate world we countless hours in front of the computer, and this causes a lot of strain to our eyes.
Some of the health supplements which must be included in our diet that will help us maintain good eyesight are:
Marigold (Tagetes Erecta)
Marigold, bright-colored flower helps to treat conditions like rashes, allergies, eczema, and dermatitis. Marigold is quite beneficial for athletes who get frequent muscle cramps, muscular injuries, and sprains. It protects a person from heart diseases, cancer, improves eye health and blood flow.
The flower has natural antiseptic properties; thus, it treats eye inflammation, itchiness caused by conjunctivitis, fungal infections, candida, ear infections, and ringworm.
Green Tea (Camellia Sinensis)
Green Tea, the healthiest beverage on the planet is packed with powerful eye-healthy nutrients, thus for those who suffer from occasional dry eyes, green tea extract can be a great help source.
Regular intakes of this drink offer up to 20 hours of eye protection. It’s a boon for people who suffer from dark circles and puffy eyes. It improves brain functioning, prevents cancer, controls obesity and diabetes.
Carrot (Daucus Carota)
Carrot, a root vegetable that is rich in beta-carotene, is a naturally occurring pigment that nourishes the eyes. Regular consumption of carrots helps in curing night blindness and improves eyesight naturally.
It also reduces cancer, cardiovascular diseases and boosts immunity.
Triphala (Emblica Officinalis)
Triphala, a polyherbal medicine known for its protective effects on the eyes. When applied over the eyes it helps in improving eyesight and prevents all types of eye diseases and enhancing eyesight. Those who frequently work on the computer,
Triphala eye drops are a must for them as it helps reduce symptoms of computer vision syndrome. It improves digestion, boosts immunity, and has the superpower to balance all the three doshas -Pitta, Vata and Kapha
Turmeric (Curcuma Longa)
Turmeric, a plant in the ginger family. It hydrates, brightens, and acts as a primer or concealer while addressing dark circles, dryness, loss of firmness, and elasticity.
It is also useful in the treatment of depression, arthritis, heart diseases, cancer, Alzheimer's, diabetes, liver diseases, and eye health problems.
Incorporating these herbs and spices in your routine and diet is a great way to help you improve your eyesight and maintain healthy eyes over time.
One such health supplement is ‘Augen Capsule,’ a unique formulation that is specially adapted to the needs of the eyes during constant screen work. Refined with lutein and zeaxanthin, the product is free from lactose, gelatine, dyes and preservatives.