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There are various possible reasons for poor vision--eye strain, disease, allergies, poor diet. And there are an equal number of ways to improve the eyesight including eye exercises, herbal remedies and homeopathic medications. Homeopathy is an alternative medical practice in which small doses of a healing ingredient are used to stimulate the body's self-healing abilities. There are several homeopathic remedies often recommended as treatments to improve eyesight.

Dr. Edward Kondrot, an ophthalmologist who includes homeopathic remedies in his practice, recommends taking Ruta Gaveolens. Ruta reduces stiffness in the eye and eyelids that can lead to eye strain and headaches. Ruta is especially useful for those sensitive to light.

Argentum Nitricum is helpful when you might be overusing your eyes or doing extensive detailed work. It helps the eyes by strengthening the eye muscles, which in turn keeps the vision focused and steady.

Use homeopathic tissue salts. Tissue salts taken for over six months can help improve vision. Cindee Gardner, PhD, a homeopath, writes that these tissue salts "help rebuild the eyes and tissues at a cellular level." Tissue salts to try include Magnesia Phosphorica and Calcarea Fluorata.

Kali phosphoricum has been used for blurred vision and tired eyes. According to the Truestar Health Encyclopedia, "This remedy can be helpful when exhaustion from illness, overwork, or stress has led to eyestrain."


  • Always take the proper dosage. When using any of these homeopathic remedies, it is important to start with a small dose at first. Truestar Health Encyclopedia suggests, "Take one dose and wait for a response." If there is any improvement, wait to see if it continues. When it seems your eyesight has stopped improving, take another dose