Medicinal plants for retinal detachment

Herbal remedies for retinal detachment

How to treat retinal detachment with medicinal plants

The natural treatment for retinal detachment involves the use of a range of natural resources that will help prevent this disorder or facilitate its healing.

Before applying any remedy, it is essential a medical consultation with the doctor or specialist if your think you have suffered it or you could be prone to suffer it.

Phytotherapy: Herbal remedies for retinal detachment

The primary role of phytotherapy in the treatment of retinal detachment involves the use of a number of plants with the following objectives:

Anti- hypertensive plants that could lower intraocular pressure.

Anti-diabetic plants for the treatment of diabetes

Plants that provide the nutrients needed for a good eye health. (Mainly those that are very rich in vitamin C, vitamin A and other antioxidants)

Among all the possible plants, we can include the following:

Internal use preparations for retinal detachment

Mistletoe: It’s a very effective anti-hypertensive, useful for reducing intraocular pressure (Infusion of a teaspoonful of dried plant per cup of water. Take this cup twice daily.)

Bilberry/Blueberry (Vaccinium myrtillus) Because of its richness in antioxidants, it is ideal for the eye to be able to capture the low light – night blindness – and vision disorders such as glaucoma, retinal detachment or myopia. (It can be taken in capsules, bought in pharmacies or herbalists’ in doses according to the patient’s leaflet)

Blackberries (Rubus fruticosus) Because of its vitamin C, its anti-inflammatory properties and its ability to remove fluids, which helps lower blood pressure, it can be a preventive remedy for this disorder. (Eat berries from time to time)

Hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna) Hawthorn preparations are effective in improving blood circulation and lower blood pressure (Infusion of a teaspoonful of mixture of dried leaves and flowers twice a day)

External use preparations for retinal detachment

Elder (Sambucus nigra) It has been a traditional remedy for what has been called “evil eye” (Make eye washes with the infusion of a handful of flowers per liter of water. Apply a gauze over the eyes). (Do not use in case of allergic conjunctivitis or hay fever)

Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) (Decoction of 40 g. of seeds per liter of water. Wet your eyes with a towel)



Euphrasia (Euphrasia officinalis) It has been used for many years to treat eye diseases. It avoid eye watering and reduces inflammation of the eyes. (Make an infusion with 2 tablespoons of the plant in half a liter of water. Allow to cool and apply a wet gauze over your eyes)

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Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

6 April, 2020

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