A cleaning process for the eyes. During the treatment, hollow wells made up of black gram paste are gently sculpted around the eyes and then medicated ghee is poured in the eyes for a time duration prescribed by the specialist according to the eye ailment.
This is a special Ayurvedic treatment to set right the degenerative changes in the retina and lens of the eyes, to strengthen the optic nerve, ciliary muscles, and to correct the refractive errors in diabetic retinopathy, etc.Tharpanam in Ayurveda has a meaning different from that of a Hindu religious performance. Ayurvedic tharpanam or tharpan means retention of medicines over the eyes for up to 30 minutes or more a day for treating strain to the eyes, improve eye sight, strengthen the optic nerve and to prevent different eye diseases. It is basically an eye-cleansing process. It gives a cooling effect to eyes. The medicated oil is retained over the eye bordered with a thick herbal combination.
- Tharpanam cleanses, gives a cooling effect to the eyes,
- prevents eye diseases,
- improves eye sight and strengthens the optic nerve.