Allergic Conjuctivitis

Eyes are the essential organ of our body. Without eye no one can see the world. Proper care of eyes should be done. Nowadays people suffer from too many eye problems, skin problems etc. due to increase in pollution.

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Eyes are the essential organ of our body. Without eye no one can see the world. Proper care of eyes should be done. Nowadays people suffer from too many eye problems, skin problems etc. due to increase in pollution.

Conjunctivitis is most common eye problem which is also known as Pink Eye. In this condition, inflammation of conjunctiva is there. Conjunctiva is thin transparent layer around the eye ball which protects the inner layer (white portion) of eye ball.

It may affect one or both the eyes. It is common viral infection which can be managed with the help of natural herbs like Haridra, Neemand Ashwagandha. There are many herbal drugs made from these herbs which are useful in management of eye problems such as Aller- G care capsules, vara churna (eye wash).

WHAT IS CONJUNCTIVITIS?

Conjunctivitis is the inflammation or swelling of conjunctiva. It is minor infection which may affect one or both eyes. Due to allergic reaction the small blood vessels of eye will get inflamed which are visible that makes your eyes looks pink or reddish in color.

AYURVEDIC VIEW

Conjunctivitis is known as Netrabhishanda or Abhisyandain Ayurveda. It is classified as eye disease that affects all parts of eye. The word Abhisyanda is derived from two words Abhi (means profuse or more) and Syandana (means discharge or secretion). Its combined meaning is profuse discharge from all parts of eye. It can be treated with ayurvedic medicines like Aller G capsules, Eye wash (Triphala kashaya).

According to Ayurveda, three energies vata, Pitta and Kapha are responsible for healthy body. If there is imbalance of any these three energies it results in health problems. As per Ayurveda, conjunctivitis is classified into different categories according to doshas:

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  • Vataja Abhishyanda

    Pain in the eyes occur.

  • Pittaja Abhishyanda

    Burning sensation in eyes occur.

  • Kaphaja Abhishyanda

    Severe itching in the eyes occur.




Complication Associated With Conjunctivitis

There are rare chances of complications but sometimes if it left untreated it may cause harmful effect to your eyes. It may affect your eye sight. Immediate care of eyes can minimize the complications of eyes.

  • Infection (bacterial or virus)
  • Allergy (dust, air pollution)



Management of Conjunctivitis According to Ayurveda

Management of eye diseases is mentioned in Shalakya Tantra (ophthalmology) in Ayurveda. It is one of the eight clinical specialties of Ayurveda. It offers safe and effective solution for such problems like glaucoma, conjunctivitis etc.

Conjunctivitis can be managed with the help of ayurvedic medicines. Ayurvedic medicines are obtained from natural herbs which are pure and these have no side effects. As per Ayurveda the healthy diet is also beneficial for prevention of many disease. Ayurveda mainly considers balance of tri-energies which are responsible for health.

There are number of herbs (neem, haridra, ashwagandha) used in Ayurveda to manage various health issues. These herbs are used to make different products which are natural and have no side effects.