Natural, Herbal Home Remedies for the Treatment of Eye Cataract

Here are Some of the Common Herbal Home Remedies used for Curing Eye Cataract:

Pumpkin – The flowers of pumpkin are very good at getting rid of eye cataract very fast. The person suffering from eye cataract may apply juice of these flowers on his eyelids two times daily. It will stop further clouding of the crystalline lens of the eye.

Use Sunglasses or Hat – A research done by some doctors suggests that – covering the eyes with sunglasses or hats while going out in strong sunlight reduces the chances of developing eye cataracts. But, be sure to choose a sunglass having UV protection in it.

Onion, Bhimseni Camphor and Honey – Take some onions and extract its juice. Now take about 10 gm’s of this onion juice and mix it with 10 gm’s of honey and 2 gm’s of Bhimseni Camphor. Now stir this mixture nicely to make a homogeneous mixture and preserve them in a bottle. Suffering person may apply this prepared mixture on his eyes with the help of an eye liner, daily before going to sleep at night. Its regular use prevents the cataract formation.

Carrot – Carrots are another very effective remedy for curing eye cataracts. The patient should be given plenty of raw carrots daily as a salad. As an alternative, the patient may also be given 2 glasses of fresh carrot juice, one each in the morning and evening.

Aniseed – Aniseed is also considered a very useful remedy for treating cataract fast and effectively. An equal quantity of aniseed and coriander powder should be mixed with one teaspoon of brown sugar, and the mixture should be taken in doses of 12 gm in the morning and evening.

Vitamin B – A diet rich in vitamin-B, especially riboflavin, which is a major component of milk, and vitamin-A, found mostly in green leafy vegetables, etc., delay the onset of cataract. Wholegrain cereals and yeast extract added to the diet are also beneficial in preventing cataract formation.

Stay Away from Harmful Radiations – Don’t look at microwaves when cooking something in them, as they produce harmful radiations which are very bad for your eyes and may result in cataract formation. Even small doses of radiation produced from appliances such a microwaves, ovens or x-ray machines can make you prone to developing cataracts, so you should limit your exposure to these radiations if you don’t want to be prone to eye cataracts.

Stop Smoking – Do you know one thing, when you smoke – all the smoke goes to your eyes and hurts them which may also result in formation of eye cataracts. This happens due to the fact that toxic substances present in smoke damage your eye’s lens nucleus, causing cataracts. So, we would recommend you to stop smoking as soon as possible, as it has many other bad effects too like damaging your lungs, etc.

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Natural, Herbal Home Remedies for the Treatment of Depression

Here are some of the Common Herbal Home Remedies for Curing Depression:

Nutmeg Powder – Nutmeg powder is good in curing depression. Take about 1/8 teaspoon of nutmeg powder and mix it with 1 tablespoon freshly extracted amla juice. You may take this mixture three times a day, it will surely help in curing depression fast.

Apple – Apple is also a beneficial home remedy for mental depression. It is mainly due to the fact that it contains many good ingriedients such as vitamin B, phosphorus, and potassium which help in the synthesis of glutamic acid, which controls the wear and tear of nerve cells. The fruit should be taken with milk and honey.

Cardamom Seeds – Another good remedy is drinking a tea with cardamom seeds added. Drink tea with 1/4 teaspoon powdered cardamom seeds.

Rest – Rest is also a very much essential which you are suffering from depression. A night sleep of atleast 8 hours is very essential for everybody. If you feel depressed in day time – Lying down, in a dark room may help. You may also take half an hour sleep which may make you fell better.

Bath – A neutral immersion bath for one hour daily is also helpful in the treatment of depression.

Yoga and Meditation – Various yogic asanas such as halasana, paschimottanasana, sarvangasana, shavasana, shalabhasana, vakrasana, bhujangasana and pranayamas like kapalbhati, bhastrika are highly beneficial in the treatment of depression.

Licorice – Licorice is a monoamine oxidase inhibitor, and has an anti-depressive effect. Drinking licorice tea aids the healing process. You may drink around 2-3 teas with licorice added daily, but don’t drink more than that it may cause some side effects. . Continued depression is a serious medical issue and should be discussed with a physician or mental health professional.

Rose – An infusion of rose petals should be prepared by mixing 15 gm of rose petals in 250 ml of boiling water. If drunk occasionally, instead of the usual tea and coffee, it is beneficial for treating this condition.

Fresh Flowers – Flowers that smell good, colorful lights, and sunshine are all good in helping with depression. Just getting some fresh air can help too.

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Home Remedies for the Treatment of Dark Circles around Eyes

The main Causes of under Dark Circles around you eyes are:

1. Lack of adequate sleep.
2. Inherited condition having a family with the kind of skin that makes dark circles more likely.
3. Fluid retention which causes puffiness that may cast shadows.
4. Aging which thins and relaxes the skin around the eyes.

Here are some of the Common Home Remedies for Treating Dark Circles around Eyes:

Tomato and Lemon Juice – Apply a paste made from a teaspoon of tomato juice, half teaspoon lemon juice, a small amount of gram flour (atta) and just a pinch of turmeric powder. Stir the mixture properly and keep it for 10 minutes. Now apply this paste over your dark circles and it would surely help to reduce them.

Used Cold Tea Bag – Application of used cold tea bag will soothe the eyes and cure dark circles of the eyes.

Chilled Cucumber Slices – Cucumber provides a soothing effect to your body – they do the same work for your outside body as water does for your inside body. Keep think slices of cucumber over your eyes and also over the dark circles. Leave them for 10-15 minutes.

Water – Drink at least 10-15 glasses of water everyday.

Mint Leaves – Apply crushed mint leaves under the eyes for 20 minutes.

Cucumber – Grate cucumber and squeeze fresh juice out of gratings. Dip two cotton balls in it and keep these cotton balls on eyes. This relaxes eyes and relieves tiredness of eyes. Considered as the best remedy for under eye dark circles.

Almond Oil and Hot Compresses – Take alternate hot and cold compresses under your eyes for 10 -15 minutes. After this apply a small amount of (1 teaspoon) almond oil mixed with half teaspoon of lime juice on the dark surface every night before you sleep.

Sleep Well – Take adequate amount of proper sleep. At least 7-8 hrs daily.

Cotton Wool Dipped in Rose Water – Take a cotton wool and dip it in rose water and keep it for 5-10 minutes on your eyes. It will help to sooth your eyes.

Cotton Balls and Rose Water – Dip two cotton balls in rose water and place them on your eyes, covering dark circles.

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