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What is Cataract?

Increased opacity of the lens of the eye is called as Cataract. This is one of the symptoms of aging. It has been mentioned that it can occur even congenitally. In Ayurveda, this condition is termed as "Timira" or "Linganaasa".

  • Two glasses of fresh carrot juice, one in morning and one in evening are considered beneficial in the treatment of cataract.
  • Eating 2-3 cloves of raw garlic everyday prevents formation of cataract.
  • Application of juice of pumpkin flowers on eyelids will prevent crystallization of lens.