The most common causes for weak eyesight are hyperopia (farsightedness) or myopia (nearsightedness). These conditions are triggered by aging, poor nutrition, too much strain on the eyes or genetics. The symptoms associated with these conditions are watery eyes, frequent headaches and blurry vision. For proper treatment and diagnosis you should consult a doctor. If they’re not treated, the eye problems can lead to optic neuropathy, cataracts, macular degeneration or glaucoma. There are a few home remedies that are useful in improving your eyesight.
Almonds contain omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants and vitamin E and they have the ability to improve eyesight. At the same time, they will boost concentration and memory. Use some water to soak between 5 and 10 almonds in it. Let them overnight and in the morning, you can peel the skin of the almonds and then grind them. This pate must be consumed with a cup of warm milk. Repeat the process every day for a couple of months.
Another great remedy for eye health and vision is bilberry. It stimulates night vision and protects against cataracts, glaucoma and macular degeneration. At the same time, it is incredibly useful for high blood pressure and diabetes and the retinal problems caused by these conditions. Bilberries have strong anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. You can consume ½ cup of bilberries every day. Make sure the fruits are ripe. Also, the bilberry supplements are available at the healthy food stores.
This herb is known for improving eye blood flow and circulation. So, it does not only improve vision, but also protect against macular degeneration and glaucoma. Those with retinopathy could also benefit from this plant. Ginkgo biloba is also beneficial when it comes to improving thinking and memory and offering relief from anxiety. For this reason, it is recommended for those who suffer from Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Take ginkgo biloba capsules (120 mg) every day and divide them in 2 or 3 doses. Don’t gove this herb to children and people with diabetes.
This herb is rich in antioxidants and nutrients that will help you have healthy eyes. At the same time, it will slow down the cataracts’ progression. Use a blender to mix sugar or sugar candy with fennel and almonds. Add 1 cup of each. Blend until they become a fine powder. Take 1 tablespoon of the powder every night before sleep. Drink 1 cup of warm milk afterwards. Repeat the treatment every day for almost 40 days.
Shatavari or wild asparagus is a great home remedy for boosting eyesight. Ayurveda medicine has been promoting this herb for a very long time. For the best effect on your eyes, you must mix ½ teaspoon of honey with wilrd asparagus (1 teaspoon). Take this solution 2 times per day with 1 glass of warm milk. Repat the treatment for 2 or 3 months.
Professional acupuncture and simple eye exercises performed regularly can also improve your eyesight, concentration and focus. Also, make sure to have a healthy diet rich in lutein, amino acids, beta-carotene and vitamins E, D, C, B-complex and A.