Moringa leaves for treating eye problems

Detailed information of Moringa oleifera (Saijana) leaves uses for treating eyes diseases and eye allergy.

Moringa oleifera is known as Saijana(in Hindi) or drumstick tree. Moringa leaves contain iron, calcium, potassium, vitamin A, vitamin C and protein.  These are low in calorie, sodium and rich in antioxidant, vitamins, minerals and essential amino acids. It contains eighteen essential amino acids which are building blocks of proteins. In India we eat it as vegetables. We can also use its leaves to treat various eye problems. Read Moringa (Moringa Oleifera) Tree Health Benefits and Medicinal Usage. Here is how to use Moringa leaves to prepare eye wash to cure eye ailments.

Moringa leaves

General Information

  • Botanical name: Moringa oleifera Lam. (Moringaceae)
  • Sanskrit Name:  Shigru, Shobhanjana, Sigru, Haritashaka
  • Hindi Name: Sahijna, Sainjna, Munaga
  • English Names: Horse Radish, Drumstick tree
  • Kannada: Nugge
  • Malayalam: Muringa
  • Tamil: Murungai
  • Telugu: Munaga Aku

Moringa leaves juice is useful in treating different chronic eye diseases.

  • Conjunctivitis
  • Pain in eyes
  • Eye allergy
  • Eyes inflammation
  • Redness in eyes

Different methods to use moringa leaves for eye

  • Moringa leaves can be used as eye wash and can also be put in eyes.
    Prepare infusion of tender leaves of Shigru or moringa.
    Wash eyes with this infusion thrice a day.
  • Take fresh tender leaves of Moringa.
    Wash these leaves to remove dirt and impurities.
    Crush these leaves in mortar and pestle.
    Squeeze the crushed leaves to extract juice.
    Wash eyes with this juice.
  • Extract fresh leaves juice and mix with honey and use it as eye drop or apply on eyelids.


  1. Can it cure Blepharitis..

  2. How long should I continue to use moringa on my eyes. Any side effects for long use of moringa?

  3. Can it be used for pteryguim in the eyes,if so how to use

  4. my grandmum is havin partial blindness. if i use moringa juice nd honey, wld there be any improvement?

  5. How to prepare moringa juice for eyes

  6. Will there be a problem if I use the leaf extract as eye drop without adding honey

  7. I started using moringa for the past five days for allergy and pressure in my eyes. There is an improvement

  8. I am currently have eye sight problem and intends to use moringa leaves to help my eye.

    I will start using the leaves as of today until I Get some results then I will make comments later.

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