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Eye care in Ayurveda - Natural Eye Treatment Akshi Tarpana

Treating the eyes by applying medicated oil is known as Akshi Tarpana or Netra Vasthi in Ayurveda. The patient is made to lie on his/her back on the droni and a tank of flour paste, is made around the eyes. Medicated ghee is then poured gently into the tank over the patient’s closed eyes. After sufficient unction has been poured, the patient is made to open and close eyes intermittently for a period not exceeding five minutes.