Dr I Unnikrishnan Namboothiri, the Chief Physician of Itoozhi Ayurveda was featured in “Arogya Varthakal (Health News) of Amrita TV, a daily news program in a Q & A format on 2 January 2014.

On questions regarding eye diseases and eye treatment in Ayurveda, the doctor explains in detail the influences of the environment and work-conditions that at times aggravate certain conditions, escalating it into serious conditions in vision. “Traditional customs and practices had always played a great role in our natural eye care,” he emphasizes, “making use of natural products around us, that had kept our eyes healthy and glowing. It’s time we re-started all of those.”

For example, washing one’s eyes with water boiled with Coriander or with Thriphala – and then cooled are the best available refreshing agent for one’s eyes. Even occasionally dabbing your eyes with fresh, cool water is an excellent tonic for the weary muscles of the eyes.

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