Herbal Remedies for The Treatment of Macular Edema


Everything we see in the world is through eyes (Where words are restrained, the eyes often talk a great deal). Eyes are one of the most important vital organs of the body. Healthy eyes play a vital role in day to day activity. If you want to protect your eyes from vision loss then you must follow a healthy lifestyle. But due to a little negligence people have to suffer from diseases such as cataract, macular edema, glaucoma, presbyopia and many more. So in this article we are going to discuss Macular edema and its Ayurvedic management.


Macular edema is a collection of a fluid and protein on or under the macula. It is a yellow central area of the retina and this collection of fluid and protein causes it to swell up and thickens. This macula is the inner layer of the retina which is centered on the foveola. This swelling may distort the person’s central vision, as this macula holds the Cones of the eyes that provide a sharp, clear, central view of the object. This accumulated fluid damaged the blood vessels in the nearby retina. This is a very sensitive area of the eye and generally causes vision loss or distorted vision.

Macular edema


This disease is associated with a number of factors. Some of the common factors for this disease are

  • Diabetes
  • Postoperative complication following by cataract surgery
  • Central retinal vein occlusion
  • Age related macular degeneration
  • Chronic uveitis
  • Any blockage of a vein in the retina
  • Side effects of the drugs such as latanoprost, epinephrine, rosiglitazone, adrenaline eye drops (especially for Aphakia glaucoma)
  • Intraocular inflammations such as pars planitis, Behcet disease
  • Some congenital diseases such as retinitis pigmentosa and retinoschisis

Clinical features/Signs and symptoms

The person who is suffering from macular edema may present following symptoms

  • Primary symptom is blurry vision in the centre of the field of vision
  • Distorted vision
  • Photophobia
  • Color may appear washed out or faded


Diagnosis is made using following examination

  • Ophthalmoscopy: This test clinically reveals a typical Honey-comb appearance of macula. This disease is also examined under the slit lamp.
  • Fundus fluorescein angiography: This test demonstrates leakage and accumulation of fluid in the macular region.

Other tests are

  • Visual acuity
  • Dilated eye exam
  • Optical coherence tomography


If this disease is left untreated then it may end into lamellar macular hole


There is no permanent cure for this disease. We can manage this condition symptomatically. We can give NSAIDS or cortisone eye drops. Diabetic macular degeneration is managed by managing sugar level.

According to Ayurveda

But Ayurveda has all the answers for every problem. In Ayurveda we can manage this disease by this procedure known as Akshitarpan (Eye rejuvenation). This procedure means to provide nourishment to the eyes. using some herbal formulation. Also we can have some wonderful herbs for the treatment of this disease.

Herbal Remedies for Macular edema by Planet ayurveda

Treatment of Macular Edema

Macular Edema

Planet Ayurveda offers wonderful herbal products for the treatment of macular edema. This is a manufacturing company which manufactures various herbal products by using the extracts of potential herbs. These are made under the expert Ayurvedic supervision and also through Ancient time tested formulas.

Planet Ayurveda Provides Following Herbal Products for This Disease

  1. Punarnava Capsules
  2. Arjuna Capsules
  3. Bilberry Capsules
  4. Angel eye vitale

Products Description

1. Punarnava Capsules

These are single herbal formulations. These capsules are very beneficial in excessive accumulation of fluid in the body. These are made using the extracts of Punarnava (Boerhavia diffusa). This herb naturally helps the body to expel fluids and is helpful in this disease as there is accumulation fluid in the macula of the eye. This provides a soothing effect on the eye.

Dosage: 1 capsule twice a day after meals with plain water

2. Arjuna Capsules

These capsules are very effective in blocking blood veins and arteries. These capsules contain the extracts of Arjuna (Terminalia arjuna). This is the best herbal supplement for blocked arteries and helps in clearing away the blockage in the arteries. Arjuna is also beneficial in managing cholesterol level.

Dosage: 1 capsule twice a day after meals with plain water

3. Bilberry Capsules

This is an effective herb for eye problems. These capsules are rich in antioxidants which are very effective for eye sight. These capsules contain the extracts of Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus). This is best for macular degenerative disease. It helps in near as well as farsightedness. This is also beneficial in improving the night vision

Dosage: 1 capsule twice a day after meals with plain water

4. Angel eye vitale

This is a poly herbal formulation. This formulation is in herbo-mineral composition. These capsules contain Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Beta carotene, Vitamin E, Zinc, Copper, Lutein, Bilberry, Zeaxanthin, astaxanthin. These ingredients provide proper nourishment to the eyes. This is effective against macular edema.

Dosage: 1 capsule twice a day after meals with plain water

Contact Planet Ayurveda to provide you the costing / ordering and delivery information at – costing.planetayurveda@gmail.com or call at +91-172-5214030 Or Check Website – www.PlanetAyurveda.com


So we concluded that this condition is well managed by Ayurvedic herbs. In Allopathic science there is no permanent management for this disease. Patient suffers a lot with this condition. So it’s better to take Ayurvedic treatment for this disease because Eyes are the window to your soul. So use the above mentioned herbal formulations and protect your eyes from diseases. For more queries you can contact us on herbalremedies123@yahoo.com.

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Dr. Vikram Chauhan

Dr. Vikram Chauhan (MD-Ayurveda) is an expert ayurvedic doctor based in Chandigarh, India and doing his practice in Mohali, India. He is spreading the knowledge of Ayurveda - Ancient healing treatment, not only in India but also abroad. He is the CEO and Founder of Planet Ayurveda Products, Planet Ayurveda Clinic and Krishna Herbal Company. Read More

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