Ayurvedic Eye Treatment – Netra Tarpana and Netradhara

Definition

The eyes are the windows to the soul and one of the main sites of pitta dosha called alocha. Excess heat or fire element can accumulate in the eyes causing dryness, strain, bloodshot eyes, and diminished vision. With the overuse of staring at computer screens and detailed work, it is beneficial to give your eyes extra nutrition and rest with this eye therapy. Netra Tarpana cools, lubricates, and rejuvenates the eyes improves the inner vision by clearing out the subtle channels associated with inner and outer perception. It helps to bring back brightness and clarity to the eyes as impurities are expelled.  It is also used to help the early formation of cataract, helps with sleep, Glaucoma, Chronic Conjunctivitis, and promotes relaxation. The treatment is done by creating a pool of pure herbal ghee (clarified organic butter) over the eye. The eyes comfortable swim in the ghee for about 20 minutes.
Duration: 30 minutes – 2 therapists

Benefits
Relieves the strain due to constant glaring at Computer and TV screens, Refractive errors of the eyes, Chronic Conjunctivitis, Corneal Ulcers, Dry Eye Syndrome, Eye diseases due to aggravation of Vata and Pitta toxins, Glaucoma  It helps in preventing early formation of Cataract, Improper coordination and the loss of movement of the actual eyeballs, along with any pain and burning sensation in the eyes.