Knowledge Base


by Dr Vaid Ji on Mar 14, 2024



Blepharitis is inflammation of the eyelids, typically at the edges where the eyelashes grow.      

It can lead to red , swollen and itchy eyelids , along with crusty debris at the base of the eyelashes.

  • Anterior Blepharitis : It affecting the outside front of the eyelid where the eyelashes are attached.
  • Posterior Blepharitis : It affecting the inner part of the eye.
  • CAUSES    

The exact cause of blepharitis isn't always clear , but often linked to a combination of factors,

including :

·   Blocked oil glands : Meibomian glands in the  eyelids

·   Seborrheic dermatitis - A skin condition that can affect the scalp , face and eyelids , causing redness , scaly skin and dandruff- like flakes.

·  Bacterial Infection

·  Rosacea ; A skin condition that causes facial redness and swelling .

·   Allergies



o  Red eyes

o  Red , swollen eyelids

o  Itchy eyelids

o  Crusted eyelashes

o  Flaking of the skin around the eyes

o  Blurred vision

o  Dry eye

o  Excessive blinking

o  Senitivity to light


As per Ayurveda Blepharitis correlate with "Krimigranthi".

Ayurveda recommends various therapies for treating blepharitis.

1.  Netra tarpana : This therapy involves keeping medicated ghee in a well created around the eyes.

2.  Seka : Seka involves pouring medicated liquids over the eyes in a continuous stream.

3.  Anjana : Anjana is a medicated eye drops therapy that involves the application of medicated eye drops to the eyes.


·    Triphala : Has anti-inflammatory , antimicrobial and antioxidant properties that help  to reduce inflammation , swelling and itching associated with blepharitis.

·    Neem  : Neem is a bitter and cooling herb that has antiseptic , anti-inflammatory  and antimicrobial properties.

·    Turmeric : Is a pungent and bitter herb that has anti-inflammatory , antiseptic and antioxidant properties.

·    Fennel : Has antioxidant properties . it helps in reducing inflammation , swelling and irritation of the eyelids caused by blepharitis.

·   Aloe Vera : Aloe vera gel can be applied to the eyelids to reduce inflammation and soothe irritation . It has cooling and anti-inflammatory properties.


1. Apply a warm , wet cloth as a compress to the affected eye area.

2. Avoid rubbing your eyea.

3. Apply castor oil to the inner lower lid margin.

4. Clean eyelids twice a day.


Eye Care Kit

 The Chandigarh Ayurved Centre’s ” Eye Care Kit” is purely Herbal and Ayurvedic formulation. The medication has dosha pacifying properties and have rejuvenating effects. The kit contain:

  • Nerve Up Tablet
  • Detox Tablet
  • Vata Balance Tablet
  • Roshani Eye Drop
  • Triphala Syrup

1. Nerve Up Tablet

Nerve up tablet is a herbo-mineral tablet and is purely ayurvedic formulation. CAC Nerve up tablets help in balancing the vata doshas. It reduces kapha dosha, and acts as nervine stimulant. It shows effective results in improving the central nervous system. It contains natural ingredients like shudha kuchala, shudha shilajeet,  praval pishti, shankh bhasma etc. These contains natural vatahar properties and helps in curing vata diseases.

Recommended Dosage – Take 1 tablet twice a day with normal water.

2. Detox tablets

It optimizes the balance of Bacteria in the Digestive tract. Detox tablets are 100% natural & safe containing 1gm herbs extract. The herbs used for formulation of these tablets show antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-stress, & immuno-modulator properties. The herbs & minerals used for preparation of this churna shows antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, immuno-modulator properties. It consist of Parwal Pishti, Shukta Pishti, Giloy Satav, Kamdudha Ras, Jahar Mohra, Akik Pishti, Gandhak Rasayan, Shankh Bhasma, Sutshekhar Ras, Sudhyog Tab, Shwet Parpati, Yavakshaar.

Recommended Dosage – Take 1 tablet twice a day with normal water.

3. Vata Tablet

Vata balance tablet is a rejuvenating blend of herbs is specially formulated to balance Vata doshas without aggravating Pitta or Kapha doshas. It may be used to support overall health and well-being by Vata constitutions with or without food. For those with a dual constitution that includes Vata or a tridoshic constitution, it is an excellent formula for the Vata season, which in most parts of the world is autumn and early winter.

Recommended Dosage – Take 1 tablet twice a day with normal water.

4. Roshani Eye Drop

Roshani Eye Drop is pure Ayurvedic formulation used in problems like frequent travel, work on a computer, and lack of sleep. This eye drops contains herbal ingredients like Nimba (Azadirachta indica), Bhringraj (Eclipta alba), Punarnava (Boerhavia diffusa), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Shwet Chandan, Rakta chandan, Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum), Haridra( Curcuma longa), Gulab (Rosa damascena), Adrak (Zingiber officinale), Bahera (Terminalia bellirica), Pudina (Mentha spicata), Saindhavan lavan, Phitakari, etc. This eye drop soothes up the eyes, prevents infections and clears off particles in the eyes, improves vision.

Dosage: Put one drop in each eye in the morning and at bed time.

5. Triphla Syrup

Triphala Syrup ancient herbal remedy contains equal parts of three herbs like T. Chebula, T.bellirica rox, and E. officinalis. These ingredients are very beneficial for digestive system, maintain bowel wellness, helps in abdominal bloating, and flatulence. Triphala Syrup is tridosha hara. It is used to detoxify the body and support the immune system. It is known for its antibacterial, antioxidant, and antiviral abilities. It is prescribed for treating fatigue and gastric distress, pneumonia, constipation, vaginal infections, piles and eye problems.

Recommended Dosage – Take 1 tablespoon twice a day.