Netradhara or Akshitarpana
It is a special cleansing technique of pouring herbal decoctions in a continuous stream over the eyes for 15-20 mins resting the head in a comfortable position.
This treatment involves the washing of the eyes with Triphala water (decoction) or goat’s milk which cleanses the eyes and also removes various eye related problems.
Netra Dhara is highly beneficial for the eyes. It is a soothing technique to relax strained eyes, cooling and refreshing. It delays cataract formation, helps in treating chronic conjunctivitis, glaucoma and improves eye sight. It is a treatment for vata doshas. It nourishes injured, rough, tired and dry eyes completely. It helps to strengthen the eye muscles and nerves.