Netra Tarpanam- Rejuvenation Therapy of Eye
Netra Tarpanam is the Ayurvedic practice where Lukewarm Medicated Oil or Clarified Butter (Ghee) is poured over the eyes for a certain period of time to enhance eye health and nourishment. It is therapeutic in nature as well as preventive.
People Who could Benefit from Netra Tarpanam
People who suffer from the following diseases are eligible for Netra Tarpanam
- Macular Degeneration
- Refractive Eye Disorders like Myopia (Near-sightedness), Hypermetropia (Long-sightedness), and Astigmatism
- Eye strains due to long hours on computers
- Degenerative Conditions like Myasthenia Gravis, Early Cataracts, Diabetic Retinopathy, Glaucoma
- 6th and 7th Nerve Palsies
- Dry Eye Syndrome
- Madarosis- Falling of Eyebrows or Eyelashes
- Ptosis- Drooping of Eyelid
- Insomnia- Inability to sleep
- Allergic Conjunctivitis
- Intra-ocular Hemorrhages
- Corneal Disorders
How Netra Tarpanam is done
A patient who is eligible for Netra Tarpanam is instructed to lie down. A small well made from Split Black Gram dough is constructed around the patient’s eyes. Lukewarm Medicated Oil or Ghee is gently poured over the eyes until the eyelashes are submerged. The patient is then told to softly open and shut his or her eyes periodically for a period of time that the doctor will specify.
Benefits of Netra Tarpanam
-Relieves eye strain and reduces Dark Circles around the eyes
-Improves vision and provides a cooling sensation to the eyes
-Strengthens muscles and nerves related to eye
-Gets rid of involuntary twitching or fasciculations of eyelids and improves vision.
CAUTION: All of the medications and treatment procedures described here are being used solely for educational reasons. This does not replace seeking expert medical advice. Before using any medications, please seek the advice of a licensed Ayurvedic practitioner. Please keep out of the reach of children.
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