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Ayurvedic Eye Care

By Lissa Coffey ecomii.com
June 14, 2013
File under: Ayurveda, Eye Care, Natural Remedies

Most people pay attention to their eyes only when they have a problem. Yet the many hours we spend watching TV and working at the computer can take a toll on eye health.

According to Ayurveda, the eyes are one of the most important organs of the body. All five elements play a role in maintaining eye health. Earth (prithivi) governs the muscular part of the eye, fire (tejas) rules the blood vessels, air (vayu) governs the color, water (apu) dominates the white area, and space (akasha) controls the tear ducts and channels.

Healthy Eye Habits

Never stare continuously at fixed objects in the distance. Blink periodically and look away at short intervals to prevent eye strain. Staring at the TV up close is one of the main causes of myopia (near-sightedness). Watch TV from at least ten feet away. …read more of Ayurvedic Eye Care here

 
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