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How to get rid from dark circles ?

sir/madam My name is prathibha from bangalore.i am 22 year old.m having dark circles around eye.if i apply any eye creams it wil be irritating for my please help me how to get rid of drak circles naturally or throught diet
Asked On : Sun, 9 May 2010
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General & Family Physician 's  Response


Dark circles around the eyes occurs due to the following reasons.

1) allergies, asthma, eczema, etc.

2) Hereditary

3) Nutrient deficiency.

4) Excess work load, No proper sleep, Fatigue.

5) Some medical conditions

You have to find out your reason and treat that.

Here are some tips to help you deal with dark circles.

1) Eating plenty of fruits and vegetables rich in beta carotene help you have healthy eyes. Carrots,Spinach, Papaya, Mango.

2) Blinking regularly It provides a nice massage and exercise to eyes.

3) The cold helps to avoid under eye wrinkles and dark circles around the eyes.

4) Leaving thin slices of cucumber on the dark ring under the eye will make the dark area virtually disappear.

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Answered: Thu, 20 May 2010
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Ayurveda Specialist Dr. Shailendra Kumar Naithani's  Response

the most common cause of dark circles around eyes is stress and incomplete sleep ,intestinal infections , nutritional deficincies

to avoid and eradicate them completely you may take following measures

do not rub the skin around eyes as it is so delicate it may be hyper melanosed

sleep properly

do regular yoga and meditation

do not apply any oily perfumed cream around eye during day time

apply wheat germ oil anticlockwise during night

apply almond oil [Rogan badam sheeren] it is natural source of kajolic acid well known skin lightening agent

eat fresh coloured fruits

DR Shailendra Naithani



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