Katarak merupakan suatu keadaan kekeruhan pada lensa mata yang harusnya jernih dan berfungsi sebagai penghantar sinar yang masuk ke mata.

Kekeruhan terjadi karena ganggguan metabolisme pada lensa dengan sebab berbagai macam baik secara fisik (contoh benturan keras pada mata dan wajah), kimiawi(contoh penyakit diabetes, kurang nutrisi),penyakit (contoh hipertensi),infeksi, radiasi (contoh sinar matahari berlebih) dan usia.

Home Remedies for Cataracts #1:

Mix 1 cup of rose petals.
4 tbsp. of raspberry leaves.
4 cups of boiling water.
Let the ingredients rest for 30 minutes, strain and use as eye wash.

Home Remedies for Cataracts #2: Use Eyebright herb in drops is excellent for cataracts, this plant can be use internally and is much more effective than commercial eye drops and safer.

Home Remedies for Cataracts #3: Eat spinach and take Lutein or spinach extract Contains carotenoid needed for retina and eye tissue sometimes reversing cataracts.

Home Remedies for Cataracts #4: Vitamin A is very necessary for a healthy vision.

Home Remedies for Cataracts #5: Dusty miller used to dissolve cataracts and corneal opacities, if used in the early stages of the disease.

Home Remedies for Cataracts #6: Take Ginkgo biloba increases the delivery of oxygen and nutrients to the eye and it clears toxins.

Home Remedies for Cataracts #7: Eat lots of green vegetables, specially spinach, kale and berries, blueberries, blackberries, cherries and fruits rich in Vitamin C and E.

Home Remedies for Cataracts #8: Avoid dairy products and saturated fats these produce free radicals which cause cataracts and damage to the lens.

Home Remedies for Cataracts #9: Do not use any antihistamines if you have cataracts.

Home Remedies for Cataracts #10: Bilberry Strengthens and protects veins and blood vessels, protects the retina, reduces pressure in glaucoma and can stop the growth of cataracts.