Elaneer Kuzhambu – Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients And Side Effects

Elaneer Kuzhambu is an Ayurvedic eye care formula used in treatment of corneal ulcer, Pterygium, early stage of cataract etc. This medicine should be used strictly under medical supervision. This medicine is formulated based on Kerala Ayurveda tradition. 

Elaneer Kuzhambu uses: It is used in Ayurvedic treatment of eye diseases of Pitta origin such as Corneal ulcer, pterygium and early stage of cataract. It is also useful in relieving eye infection.

This medicine is also called as Narikela Anjana.

Effect on Tridosha – Balances Pitta and Vata in eyes.

Elaneer Kulambu dosage:
It is applied as a paste or eye drops to the inner side of eyelids. The patient is asked to keep the eyes for a few minutes.

It is used as collyrium.

How long to use? 
It can be used for a period of  1 – 2 months, based on doctor’s advice.

Elanir kuzhampu side effects: 
Its usage in higher dose, or without medical superivsion may cause eye irritation. In such case, wash your eyes thoroughly with sufficient quantity of water and call your doctor.

Keep out of reach and sight of children. Store in cool dry place.

Elanir kuzhambu ingredients, how to make:
Darvi – Tree Turmeric (stem) – Berberis aristata – 96 g
Haritaki – Chebulic Myrobalan fruit rind – Terminalia chebula – 96 g
Vibhitaki – Belliric Myrobalan fruit rind – Terminalia bellirica – 96 g
Amalaki – Indian gooseberry fruit – Emblica officinalis Gaertn. – 96 g
Madhuka – Licorice – Glycyrrhiza glabra – 144 g
Narikela Jala – Coconut water – 8.172 liters
The above combination is boiled and reduced to 1.022 liters, filtered.
It is further heated to obtain a semisolid consistency.
It is taken out of fire, added with fine powders of
Karpoora – Camphor – Cinnamomum camphora – 12 g
Pitakarohini – Gambhari – Coomb Teak (root) – Gmelina arborea – 12 g
Saindhava Lavana – Rock salt – 6 g
After cooling down, 170 g of honey is added and mixed well.

Reference: Sahasrayoga Urdhwanga Roga Chikitsa (Netraroga) – 52

Expiry date: Three years from the date of manufacture. Once after opening the container, it is better to empty it within a month.

Manufacturers: Nagarjuna

Original Sanskrit Verse:

दार्वीवरामधुकमम्भसि नालिकेरे पक्त्वाऽष्टभागपरिशिष्टरसम् ।
सान्द्रं विपच्य शशिसैन्धवमाक्षिकाढ्यं युञ्ज्यात् व्रणार्म तिमिरादिषु पित्तजेषु ॥

dārvīvarāmadhukamambhasi nālikere paktvā’ṣṭabhāgapariśiṣṭarasam |
sāndraṃ vipacya śaśisaindhavamākṣikāḍhyaṃ yuñjyāt vraṇārma timirādiṣu pittajeṣu ||

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  1. I am from Kerala and I am a user of Elaneer Kuzhambu (Once in a year at least) without any special prescription form any Doctor. My dad used to say that it is good for the eyes. As my work involves sitting in front of the computer for long hours he used to recommend me this ( I just blindly trust him on this as my Grand Dad was an Ayurveda Eye Doc. ). I read your article recently and was confused about the expiry date as there is nothing of that sort mentioned on the bottle. Your thoughts.

  2. Whether I can use Elaneera Kuzhambu. I have some eye problems like some times eyes getting blurred. or experiencing some dots in eyes in day time. I do not know what’s my problem. I want to check with one of the ayurvedic doctor in Malleswarm. Please give some suggestions.

  3. Aashish Meena says:

    Any medicine that treat viterous humeor problems like floater and flashes plz tell me about

    • Hi, Ayurvedic treatment works in floaters and flashes. But before treatment, the cause for it needs to be found out. Please consult your Ayurveda doctor.

  4. Hi Doctor, I am using Ilaneer for pterigium. Where can I buy it in the USA ?

  5. M.M.RAHAMAN says:

    Dear sir,
    I am suffering with right eye twitching since 4 years,Can i use ILANEER KUZAMPU EYE DROPS to solve my problem ?

  6. Could this work for a pterygium I had a survey but pterigyum is back on my eye.

  7. dear sir
    can i use elaneer kuzhambu daily as preventive care to eye without a doctor’s prescription?

  8. Pamela Shepard says:

    I have been diagnosed by my eye doctor with having a corneal ulcer. A surfactant found in goggle spray got in my eye. It is improving, but my vision is blurry in one eye. Will this product help? I have seen a cornea specialist. He said my eyesight should improve within a month, but I would like to speed up the process.

  9. Hi, I have been suffering from Tearing of the eyes and have some allergy to what i do not know. I have a constant water glaze over the eyes.

    After visiting many Opthalmogist with no cure, I visited this Ayurvedic clinic in dubai and was advised to take up a 7 day treatment consisting of Thapanam and some oral medication to take with. I have also been given Elaneer Kuzhampu, I was told to put these drops once a day for half an hour and then to wash eyes.

    Please confirm how long should i keep the eye drops in for.

  10. Pamela Shepard says:

    How long should I use this Product for a corneal ulcer? I noticed extreme improvement within 2 days. Do I use it once a day?

  11. Sowmya Vijaya Kumar says:

    Doctor, is there article published on Netramritam by you….i couldn’t find out can please provide the link

  12. Hello ,my friend bougt for me Elaneer Khuzambu from india.
    can i use it for whitening my eyes?

  13. bhasker says:

    For eye dryness can I use Elaneer Kuzhampu eye drops

  14. Hey Dr. I have eye lid infection caused by dust and pollution. Can I use elaneer.
    When I consulted English doctor he mentioned there is a cist that is formed, consult an ophthalmologist and may be a minor operation is needed to remove it.

  15. i have dry eyes, burning sensation in my eyes..since my job also involves sitting in the computer for atleast 2 hrs. in the left eye sometimes i feel blurredness in the middle of the eye. consulted one kottakal ayurvedic doctor and advised to use nayanamritamkuzhambu. but in internet i saw it is useful for cataract and other eye diseases. pl tell me whether it is useful to treat dry eyes

  16. Sowmya Vijaya Kumar says:

    Hi Doctor, can you write on Eye Disease…”Uveitis”…from an Ayurvedic Perspective.What are the treatments available for this medical condition?

  17. Sagayarajan Fernando says:

    I have eye floaters, can I use Elaneer Kuzhambu ? and how long ?

  18. Hi doctor can I use the drop for removing yellowish in eyes , will it help

  19. I am using speckles from my childhood(almost30 yrs now). Can I use Elaneer Kuzhambu for improving my vision?

  20. can we use elaneer kuzhamp for children more than 5 year,for any type of eye irritation?

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