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Ayurvedic Remedies For Digital Eye Strain

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Pain in the eyes accompanied with certain burning sensation, redness, irritation in the eyes or, sometimes, blurred vision are few of the common complaints that every working person comes up with at the end of the day.

Few also experience pain in the neck and shoulder along with mild to severe headache. Do you know why this happens?

Glaring at the computers and laptops continuously for 8-9 hours, added to it the increasing rate of mobile phones, tablets and other gadgets usage in between are the major causes for all these, and the condition is known as digital eye strain.

Also Read: 7 Things That Can Strain Your Eyes

When we continuously look at the computer screens or even our phone screens, the muscles around our eyes get strained and are worked out.

This is mainly caused by over straining of the eyes, improper lighting at the workplace, improper sitting posture and the distance you keep while working on the computers or it could also be due to some existing eye problem.

Hence, we tend to get that pain and irritation in the eyes.

Also Read: Exercise For Healthy Eyes

There are several medications available over the counter that can give a good relief from the eye strain.

Of all, Ayurveda has been a wonder medication to provide relief from digital eye strain. Today, at Boldsky, we are listing out 8 Ayurvedic remedies for digital eye strain. Have a look.


1. Amla:

Rich in antioxidants, having half a teaspoon of amla powder twice in a day on a daily basis can help in relieving eye strain.



Apply bhringraj in the form of an oil or paste over the eyes. This helps in improving your eye vision.


3. Black Pepper:

Having black pepper powder mixed along with honey helps in improving and recovering the vision and also reduces strain of the eyes.


4. Ghee:

Ghee is rich in vitamin A. For those having watery eyes, when you apply ghee to the eyes, it helps in curing this condition of watery eyes effectively.


5. Garlic:

Garlic is one of the well-known Ayurvedic ingredients. The crushed juice of garlic helps in regaining the lost eyesight and it also helps treat symptoms of digital eye strain.


6. Petals Of Rose:

Crush the rose petals and extract the juice from it. It can be used both externally and internally to improve your eye vision.


7. Licorice:

Take half a teaspoon of licorice powder, mix it with cow's milk. Drink this twice in a day, as it helps improve eye strain and also falling vision.


8. Triphala:

Take one teaspoon of triphala powder along with a teaspoon of honey before going to bed. This helps in providing relief from eye strain.

Read more about: ayurveda, remedies, eye, strain, pain
Story first published: Sunday, July 3, 2016, 9:30 [IST]
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