Remedies and Cures for Dark Circles

• Take enough sleep- 6-8 hours- whatever is suitable to your body.

• Drink lots of water during the day.

• Take a teaspoon of tomato juice, half teaspoon lemon juice, a pinch of turmeric powder and a pinch of gramflour. Make a paste and apply it on the affected area. Keep it for 10 minutes and then wash away.

• Take two cotton balls. Dip them into cucumber or potato juice and place them on the eyes. Mix lemon and tomato juice and apply it on the dark circles twice a day.

• Make it a habit of drinking tomato juice with some pudina /indian-herbs/podina.html or mint leaves, lemon juice and salt.

• Always use sunglasses when going out in sun to protect the eyes from the harmful rays.

• Make a paste of turmeric powder and pineapple juice. Apply it on the dark circles.

• Apply freezed cucumber juice around the eyes. This not only reduces dark circles but also cures puffiness around the eyes.

• Take some almond oil and massage the area with it every night before going to bed.

• Crushed some mint leaves and apply. Keep it for about twenty minutes.

• Practice the Sarvangasana Yogic posture. It reduces puffiness and dark circles if performed daily.

• Some Ayurvedic therapies like Jal Neti is also beneficial for removing dark circles. Jal neti should be done 5 times a week.

• Eat vegetables and fruits that are rich in vitamin E for healthy eyes.

• Mix crushed almonds with a few drops of milk. Apply this paste around eyes every morning for ten minutes.

• Applying peeled and grated potato overnight at least thrice a week.

• Press the mount below index finger of the palm. It is good for eyesight and also removes dark circles.

• Dip cotton balls in rose water or chilled water. Keep them on eyes for 5-10 minutes.

• Apply a paste of the herb nutmeg (Jaiphala) with milk all around the eyes and over the eyelids.

• Make a thick paste of turmeric, tomato juice, lentils (masoor dal) and lemon juice. Apply this paste around eyes and let it dry. Then wash with fresh water.

• Massage the area around the eyes with papaya pulp for five minutes and then leave it for another ten minutes before washing off.

• Take hot unsweetened, noncaffienated, (preferably organic or herbal) tea bags. The tea bags should be hot to the extent that is tolerable. Place them on affected areas, right up against lids. Press and hold for 15-20 minutes to get rid of dark circles.



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