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Triphala Ghrita Eye Drops: Method of Use & Indications

Triphala ghrita eye drop is effective ayurvedic medicine for prevention and treatment of eye diseases. You can read Triphala Ghrita formulation here: Triphala Ghrita. The same formulation is used for eye drops.

Triphala ghrita eye drop improves eyesight, removes dryness of eyes, eliminates eye fatigue and prevents eye diseases. It has the same benefits as I have discussed in Triphala Ghrita article. In this article, I will discuss how to use Triphala ghrita eye drop, precautions, side effects and management of complications.

How to Use Triphala Ghrita Eye Drop

Before you use Triphala Ghrita as an eye drop, you should remember that it should be sterilized. Making process of Triphala Ghrita also sterilizes it. So, you just need to prevent its contamination.

For preventive purposes:

Dosage 2 drops in each eye.
Frequency Once a week

For patients:

Dosage 2 drops in each eye.
Frequency Once a day

How to Instil Triphala Ghrita Eye Drops

  1. Put Triphala Ghee in a sterilized vial that you can use it for instilling in eyes.
  2. If cold season, you should put the vial in hot water to melt the Triphala Ghee.
  3. When it melted, drop it on the backside of your hand and check its temperature. Temperature is just required to melt the triphala ghee. It must not be hot or warm for eyes.
  4. You should wash your hands before instilling triphala eye drops to prevent contamination of vial.
  5. Now, put 2 drops of triphala ghee in both eyes.
  6. Close your eyes gently for about 5 minutes. Don’t blink or squeeze your eyes tightly.
  7. Stay calm and don’t do any work related to eyes for the whole day.

Indications

  • Night blindness.
  • Retinitis pigmentosa.
  • Myopia.
  • Cataract.
  • Computer vision syndrome.
  • Vision loss.
  • Itchy eyes.
  • Amblyopia.
  • Macular Degeneration.
  • Solar Retinitis.
  • Diabetic retinopathy.
  • Color blindness.
  • Age-related vision loss.

Safety Profile

Triphala Ghrita eye drop is possibly safe if used as per recommendation and all precautions are taken.

Precautions for Triphala Ghrita Eye Drops

However, if you use Triphala Ghrita Eye Drops, you require to take some precautions:

  1. Avoid heat, winds, and dust.
  2. Don’t go under the sun.
  3. Don’t drive for that day.
  4. Prevents eyes from lights and luminous objects.
  5. Don’t rub eyes after putting triphala eye drops.
  6. Maintain sterilization of triphala ghrit that you use an eye drop. Don’t touch the nozzle.
  7. If you experience pain, stop the use of Triphala Ghee Eye Drops and wash your eyes immediately with water.
  8. Don’t watch TV, mobile screen or monitor for the whole day after putting triphala ghee eye drops.

Side effects of Triphala Ghrita Eye Drops

Triphala ghrita eye drops can cause the following side effects.

  • Eye Irritation: It is very common. It usually disappears within 5 – 15 minutes. Generally, it happens with every eye formulation.
  • Blurred Vision: You will experience blurred vision after putting triphala ghee eye drops, it is considered normal. Therefore, we recommend you should not drive or work that requires eye attention. This can stay for about 3 hours to the whole day.
  • Eye Pain: It is very rare. If it occurs, stop using it. Wash your eyes with water. Internally, take Yashtimadhu Powder (2 grams) 3 times a day.
  • Redness in Eyes: It is very rare. However, minor redness after putting Triphala ghrita is normal, but it stays only for 5 – 30 minutes. Generally, it persists if you don’t follow precautions. If it persists, stop using it and wash your eyes with water and put rose water in eyes. Internally, take Yashtimadhu Powder (2 grams) 3 times a day.

Pregnancy & Breastfeeding

Triphala ghrita eye drop is possibly safe during pregnancy and lactation. You should follow all the points listed under precautions.

Contraindications

You should avoid its use after an eye injury and eye operation for about 3 months.

Dr. Jagdev Singh

Dr. Jagdev Singh (B.A.M.S., M. Sc. in Medicinal Plants) is an Ayurvedic Practitioner and Herbalist. He has successfully treated thousands of patients with Ayurveda (including Herbal Ayurvedic Medicine and Ayurvedic Diet). Ayur Times is an initiative of his efforts to bring quality information on Indian Medicine with the highest level of relevancy and scientific evidence.
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