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Home Remedies For Glaucoma
- Take 50 mg. of Rutin 3 times a day. This bioflavonoid reduces pain and pressure inside the eye.
- Vitamin A and carotenoid are needed to keep healthy eyes and to improve night vision.
- Eat spinach and take Lutein or spinach extract because they contains carotenoid needed for retina and eye tissue and sometimes reverses many eye conditions.
- Eyebright herb in drops is excellent for glaucoma. This plant can be use internally and is much more effective than commercial eye drops and safer.
- Take Ginkgo Biloba because it increases the delivery of oxygen and nutrients to the eye and it clears toxins. Mix it with zinc sulfate to slow down progressive vision loss.
- Cayenne is an anti inflammatory for the mucus membranes. Use very small amounts, well diluted with water or in eye drop form. It increases blood flow to the eye.
- Take Vitamin E. It removes particles from the eye lens.
- Bilberry strengthens and protects veins and blood vessels, protects the retina, reduces pressure in glaucoma and can stop the growth of cataracts.
- Use Coleus dropped directly into the eye to increase blood flow to the eye and decrease intraocular pressure.
- Use Fennel. This plant although used in the kitchen for salads is also a very good herb for vision problems. When snakes shed their skin they are temporarily blinded and eat fennel to restore their sight. It can be eaten raw or made as a tea and the tea can be used as an eyewash.
- Jaborandi is a herb that grows in the rainforest. It’s been used for about 120 years in patients with glaucoma because it contains pilocarpine.
- Although we do not recommend it, many studies have shown that marijuana can help reduce intraocular pressure but it is unknown how marijuana achieves this result