Netra Trapana

                    Safe natural therapy to heal illness and improve well-being

                   NETRA TARPANA (Ghee Eye Bath) or Akshi Tarpana

What is Netra Tarpana?

Netra Tarpana is essentially made up of two Sanskrit words “Netra” meaning eyes and “Tarpana” meaning rehydration.

NETRA TARPANA is an ancient ayurvedic therapy that has been used for thousands of years. This procedure is useful both in healthy as well as diseased persons.

The eyes are the windows to the soul. Excess heat or fire elements can accumulate in the eyes causing dryness, strains, bloodshot eyes, and diminished vision with the overuse of staring at the computer screens and detailed work.



Netra Tarpana cools, lubricates, and rejuvenates the eyes improves the inner vision by clearing out the subtle channels associated with inner and outer perception. It helps to bring back brightness and clarity to the eyes as impurities are expelled. It is also used to help the early formation of a cataract, helps with sleep, Glaucoma, Chronic Conjunctivitis, Optic Neuritis, and promotes relaxation.


The therapist prepares a dough made from special grains and is used to create a pool around the eyes followed by pouring the medicated ghee (Clarified Organic Butter) upon the eye. The eyes comfortable swim in the ghee for a specific amount of time depending on the patient’s body type and the severity of the problem. The eye is made to open and close alternatively several times and then the ghee is removed to complete the procedure followed by a gentle face massage.



Following are the diseases where this unique procedure is found to be very beneficial


  • Dark circles
  • Stiffness of the eyes
  • Chronic dryness of the eyes
  • Injury to the eyes
  • Blurry or double vision
  • Difficulty in opening and closing eyes
  • Watering of the eyes
  • Painful eyes
  • Unable to form tears
  • Eye redness
  • Corneal ulcers
  • Diminishing eyesight
  • Lazy eye
  • Squint eyes
  • Chronic headaches
  • Sinusitis
  • Refractive errors
  • Cataract formation
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Swollen eyes and much more


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