Netra Tarpana Panchkarma Treatment
Ayurveda poses a whole stream of ayurveda dedicated to eyes and ENT known as the shalakya tantra . Here ayurveda explains different types of diseases in these areas (head and neck) and subsequently enlighten us about their treatments,netra tarpana is one of those treatments widely used,widely recommended and safer one . Eyes are said to be the seat of pitta and agni .In the modern world full of technology overuse of our senses including eyes has gone rampant with every passing year a new technology comes and leaves its footprint in bad health .
In this era of technological advancements netra tarpana may prove as a boon for people working long hours on computer or using mobile and tv too much resulting in dry eyes ,loss of vision , myopia glaucoma etc
Along with netra tarpana we also have panchkarma specifically designed for many diseases said to be incurable in modern science though their customization will be need based.
Patient is taken to the eye treatment room made comfortable. First eye wash is done with the Medicated water .Patient is made to lie down supine. One pond-like structure is made for medicine pooling as done in the janu basti .Soothingly warm medicine is poured into the eyes and then the patient is advised to do certain eye movements (exercises). This whole process is done for 15 min . Medicine is taken out and excess medicine is wiped out with the help of cotton. The patient is advised not to wash face with face wash for that day . Ideally this has to be done for 7 ,17 ,21 days.
But healthy people can go for weekend sessions .
- Dry eyes
- Diabetic retinopathy
- Hypertensive retinopathy