Cataract

Early Stages of Cataract
 
Cataract is an eye disease, it happens when the lens of the eye becomes opaque.

Causes

  • Diabetes, metabolic disorders, ageing.
  • Heredity.
  • Use of steroids.
  • Trauma, exposure to radiation.
  • Alcohol, smoking.

Symptoms

Problem with bright light, blurred vision, double vision, pupil discoloured to whitish grey, colours dimming, affected night vision, difficulty in reading.

Remedy (Nuskhe)

  • Mix 1 teaspoon rose water (gulab jal) with 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice. Add 10 drops of this to the eyes.
  • Soak 10-12 almonds in a cup of water overnight. Next morning remove skin and grind the almonds with 10-12 peppercorns (sabut kali mirch) to a paste. Add a cup of water and honey or sugar to taste. Drink once daily. Continue for a few weeks.