Watery eyes are a common issue and happen to everyone. There can be many reasons behind your eyes getting watery, right from a bacterial infection to too much screen time. 

It gets really irritating when your eyes start to get watery because it leads to blurred vision and can also lead to sore eyelids. It is important to resolve this problem quickly or it can get severe. It is best to try some home remedies quickly when you feel your eyes are getting watery. We asked Dr. Ruchi Bhardwaj, Ayurvedic Consultant & Managing Director of ActiveAyuLife to share some easy home remedies for watery eyes. Read on. 

Triphala Powder Eye Wash

The expert shared that using this eye wash prepared using Triphala powder can do wonders for your eyes. In some water, add 1 tsp of triphala powder and keep it overnight. Next morning, stir and strain it. Use this water to wash your eyes. It will help soothe your eyes.

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Using the triphala eyewash will also provide relief from eye inflammation, dryness, redness, and irritation. If you are someone who spends a lot of time on your phone/laptops then using this Triphala powder eyewash for your eyes at the end of the day can be effective.  

Rose Water Eye Wash

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In a bowl, add some water and rose petals. Keep it overnight. Next morning, use this water to wash your eyes. It is better to use this homemade rose water because those available in the market are often scented and have added ingredients that can irritate your eyes. 

For years, rose water is being used to treat eye issues because it has anti-inflammatory, anti-infective properties. It can quickly soothe your eye and provide relief from irritation.  

Amalaki Rasayana

The Ayurvedic expert further shared that using it can help treat watery eyes. Amalaki Rasayana is amla powder processed in amla juice which is believed to have therapeutic properties. She shared that having 1 tsp of Amalaki churana can be beneficial for watery and itchy eyes. 

Amalaki Rasayana is believed to be beneficial in reducing blurred vision, burning sensation in the eyes, eye fatigue, dizziness among other eye issues. 

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Cream Of Cow's Milk

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The expert shared that if you are feeling a burning sensation in the eyes along with a watery discharge, you should apply the cream of cow's milk or fresh yogurt to the eyes. This home remedy will help you soothe your eyes.

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Coriander Seeds And Fennel Seeds Infusion

Preparing an infusion using coriander seeds and fennel seeds in cold water can be beneficial for water eyes. It can be used as an eye wash. 

If you haven't use any of these natural ingredients for your eyes before, make sure you do a test on your hands before using them directly for your eyes to prevent any infection. 

We hope these home remedies help you treat watery eyes quickly. However, if the issue persists, you should consult a doctor immediately. 


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