A Brief Intro to Eye Allergies
Eye allergies or Allergic conjunctivitis is a common eye infection that can be seen in people of any age due to changing environments or exposure to allergens. It is non-contagious and may cause intense itching, pain, watering, swelling of eyelids, and inflammation in the white of the eyes. Not everyone gets Eye Allergies, if you’re hypersensitive to allergens then you’re at risk of Eye Allergies.
Ayurvedic treatment help in getting permanent relief from Eye Allergies. Keep reading and get to know how Ayurveda helps with Eye Allergies.
Different Types of Eye Allergies
There are many different types of eye allergies and even though the symptoms are similar but the causes may differ.
- Seasonal Allergic Conjunctivitis
- Perennial Allergic Conjunctivitis
- Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis
- Atopic Keratoconjunctivitis
- Contact Allergic Conjunctivitis
- Giant Papillary Conjunctivitis
Common Symptoms of Eye Allergies
Symptoms of different types of allergies are:-
- Burning sensation
- Watery eyes
- Blurred vision
- Inflammation in the eyes
Best Treatment for Eye Allergies at IAFA®
Ayurvedic treatment is the best treatment option for eye allergies. It involves Panchakarma therapies, local Ayurvedic procedures, and Ayurvedic medicines.
A) Panchakarma Therapies
Panchakarma involves detoxifying the body to flush away the accumulated Ama Visha (toxins). It helps to reduce inflammation and hypersensitivity in the body.
- Vaman (Emesis)
- Virechan (Purgation)
These two are the most commonly used remedies to eliminate toxins and thereby reduce inflammation.
B) Ayurvedic Procedures
Ayurvedic procedures help in the instant relief from the symptoms and produce a long-lasting effect on the eyes. They also boost the body’s immunity against recurrent allergens.
- Swedan over eyes
C) Ayurvedic Medicines
The main therapeutic option for Eye Allergies Treatment is Ayurvedic medicines. They help in reducing the symptoms and strengthen the eye capillaries and eye muscles.
1. Akshi Tarpana Grutham
Akshi Tarpana Grutham is an Ayurvedic eye drop and it is applied as a part of Netra Abhayananda (eye massage) where 2-3 ml of eye drops are poured over eyelids or can directly add 1-2 drops directly into the eyes. It can also be used in the Netra Tarpana, an Ayurvedic procedure for eye nourishment. It’s good for itchy, swollen, and burning eyes. Grutham is medicated ghee made from pure A2 Ghee. Ayurveda has a special mention for the A2 ghee and its beneficial uses in treating eye allergies and improving eyesight.
2. Triphala Capsules
Triphala is one of the Ayurvedic Treatments for Eye Allergies and it has Chaakshushya (improves eyesight), Rasayana (Rejuvenation), and Snehana (Oleation) properties. Ayurveda mentions Triphala Ghrit or Triphala Capsules as one of the best herbal medicines for eye diseases. Triphala is the storehouse of Amla which works on the Alochaka Pitta, which is the seat of vision. Ayurvedic manuscripts state that Triphala strengthens eye capillaries and enhances vision.
3. Aparajita Capsules
Aparajita flower extract is a well-established herb for improving vision and eyesight. It helps in increasing blood supply to the eyes and reduces the burning sensation in the eyes. The antioxidants and anti-inflammatory substances present in Aparajita Capsules help in reducing inflammation in the eyes and relieving eye stress.
It has a soothing effect on the eyes and improves vision. Proanthocyanidin, an antioxidant present in the Aparajita, helps in the proper supply of blood to the eye muscles, improving blurred vision and preventing hemorrhage.
Eye allergies are common and are quite irritant too. The eyes are one of our 5 senses and getting eye allergies will bring an effect on our overall productivity and daily life activities. Even though there are different types of eye allergies, the symptoms are common and can be treated naturally by using ayurvedic panchakarma procedures, Ayurvedic local procedures, and Ayurvedic medicines. Among them, Ayurvedic medicine is the most commonly available option. There are 3 such Ayurvedic medicines you can easily get from the market and start using right away to treat your allergies and also improve your eye health.
- 1-2 Triphala Capsules a day
- 1-2 Aparajita Capsules a day
- 2-3 ml of Akshi Tarpana Grutham a day.
Follow this regularly for about 3 months to get amazing results on your eyes. All your eye infections and eye allergies will be treated and you can also see improvement in your eyesight.
If you are suffering from eye allergies, I recommend you book an online consultation with Dr. Sahil Gupta to get personalized treatment. We not only treat different types of Eye Allergies but also other kinds of allergies at IAFA®.