Hello all, today we shall be discussing a healing herb called; Triphala. Our main focus will be on ‘Triphala eyewash for eye problems’. This is not just a herb, but a combined mixture of 3 herbs.
1. Our Ophthalmic health these days:
These days our delicate eyes are exposed a lot, to the radiation coming from mobiles, laptops, tv screens, desktops, and other electronic gadgets. Earlier, eye specs were seen among people after the ’40s. That too is due to a variety of reasons like; overstraining in the eyes, myopia, hypermetropia, macular degeneration, etc.
But now we are rapidly moving towards health degradation. At present date, eye lenses are common among kids! Not as a fashion accessory, but as a tool to keep their eyes functioning well. Their eyes, which were not even fully developed, went to some vision loss or far-sightedness. This is much more than shocking!
The root cause of this is our so-called urbanization and material possessions! Yes, the kids who are widely exposed to mobile phones and uncountable screen timings suffer from this disorder. This is actually the causative agent.
2. What is Triphala?
As the name denotes, Tri= Three and Phala= fruits or herbs. Triphala is the combination of equal proportions of three herbs namely Haritaki, Vibhitaki, and Amalaki. It is in the form of fine powder.
3. Benefits of Triphala:
We will not go in deep, but mention the health benefits of Triphala. You will easily configure, why this herb is an all-rounder or miraculous herb.
- Aid for Constipation
- Maintenance or eyesight
- Blackening of hairs and preventing premature greying
- Treats piles
- Abides macular degeneration
- Helps protect against cancer
- Fights cavities and other dental problems
4. What makes Triphala so powerful and renowned herb?
First of all, Triphala is not the name of a single herb; it is the combined mixture of three extremely potent herbs Haritaki, Vibhitaki, and Amalaki.
Amalaki or Amla/Indian gooseberry needs to introduction! It is also called ‘Herbal doctor’. It has laxative effects, anti-inflammatory, anti-viral, and anti-microbial in nature. Known to treat from normal indigestion to major issues like cholesterol depositions.
Haritaki; or myrobalan is the second constituent of our Triphala. It is an important herb in Ayurveda and a Siddha thing as well. Due to its long list of benefits, Haritaki is also called ‘Indian walnut’. It pacifies doshas (Vata, Pitta, and Kapha) and is known as a one-shot treatment for many health problems like diarrhea, gingivitis, obesity, gout, asthma, improves vision, solves dermal problems, and many more.
Vibhitaki or Bibhitaki is also called Baheda in general terms. It is the last ingredient that completes and glorifies the essence of Triphala! It is majorly known to treat stomach and gastric issues. Baheda is also very useful for worms and intestinal problems.
These are some of the wonders of Nature, and we people uselessly run for modern medicines and spend money like water! There is actually no need, unless and until the illness is chronic and reached advanced stages.
Now we shall we continuing our Triphala eyewash.
5. How to make Triphala eyewash?
Easy peasy lemon squeezy! Yes, it applies. This eyewash is very easy to prepare even a 5-year kid can prepare it. Let’s see how-
- Take 1/2 glass of clean water, in a glass or bowl anything.
- Now take one tablespoon of Triphala powder, you will get it in any chemist or ayurvedic store.
- Mix it in water, so that no lumps are formed.
- Cover with a lid, and let it sit overnight or for 5-6 hours.
- Tada, after 6 hours your activated Triphala water is ready.
- Take a fine strainer or a soft muslin cloth.
- One mix the water well, and strain so that no coarse particles are leftover in the water.
Our Triphala water is ready to use.
6. How to use it?
For that get eyecups, as the range is suitable for your eyes. Fill the eyecup with Triphala water and gently place it near your eye and, gently dip it. After dipping, blink for some time and repeat again.
Do this 4-5 times. You can rinse both your eyes with this Triphala water.
Will it cause a burning sensation or irritation?
In beginning, it may cause little burning and irritation. But it will go away on its own with regular usage. Strain the overnight kept water nicely, any of the particles may poke or can be disturbing.
7. For whom it is completely restricted?
Although Triphala eyewash is nectar for your eyes, in some cases, it is not allowed or may show adverse effects.
People with the following should stay away from using Triphala eyewash:
- Eye surgeries
- Advanced eye cataracts
- Any injury in or near eye surfaces
- Causes a heavy burning sensation without any relief
8. For what eye problems Triphala eyewash is suitable?
Triphala is used since generations to keep your eyes clean and healthy. Following are some of the things or benefits of using Triphala eyewash:
- Treats conjunctivitis naturally and with ease; no need to buy eye drops now.
- Improves vision- The three ingredients present restrict macular degeneration and improve your eyesight naturally.
- It is also used in serious eye problems like cataracts and glaucoma; until it has reached its severity.
- Treats eye dryness and redness in the eyes
- A perfect eyewash to keep your eyes dirt-free and remove strain.
- It reduces eye inflammation and gives a soothing effect
9. When to use this Triphala eyewash?
In the present world of the internet and pollution, our delicate eyes are highly exposed to pollution, radiation, UV rays, and many more. All these affect our eyes very badly, and results appear as glasses, lower eyesight, glaucoma, astigmatism, and eye infections like that.
Triphala eye was can be a one-shot treatment for all of these! Also, it is economical and easy to use. We can use it 2-3 times a week, or as per our eye condition. If you are highly exposed to laptops and desktops, you can use them daily; best if used before going to bed. It will remove eye strain and will give a relaxing effect.
If you are undergoing any eye treatments or under eye drops and ointments, then always seek advice from your opthalmologist. Because for normal eyes it is good, but those undergoing medical treatment or using eye lenses should always refer to the doctor first.
Hope this article was informative and solved all your questions relate to Triphala eyewash. If you have any doubts or questions, do ask in your comment section.
Our eyes are very delicate and masterpieces of this nature! What to handicap it with eyeglasses and surgeries. It is not meant for that! Keep it naturally healthy and going till old age, people will admire it; wow, he/she is 80’s and still with so bright and glass-free eyes! Take care and stay well.