Clinical Efficacy of Padabhyanga in Simple Myopia - A Pre-Test & Post-Test Study


  • Maneesha PC
  • Smitha
  • Indrajeet Singhvi
  • Dipak Sahu
  • Ujashkumar A Shah



Myopia, Padaabhyanga, Moorchita Tila Taila, Clinical study


Around 253 million people worldwide live with some form of visual impairment. The leading causes of vision impairment are uncorrected refractive errors (e.g., myopia) and untreated cataracts. Padabhyanga (foot massage) is known to promote Nidrakara (good sleep), Drishtiprasadana (improve vision), Shramahara (relieve fatigue), Deha Sukhakara (comfort to the body), and induce Pada Supthinut (sound sleep). There are two Pruthu Siras (large veins) in the central part of the foot that are directly connected to the eyes. Protecting the feet through Abhyanga (oil massage) and Dhavana (cleaning practices) is important for the overall well-being and protection of the eyes. Aim: To develop a simple and cost-effective remedy for simple myopia. Objectives: To assess the effectiveness of Padaabhyanga with Moorchita Tila Taila (special sesame oil) in simple myopia. Method: Padaabhyanga with 20ml Moorchita Tila Taila at 400C on both feet for 14 days of 20 minutes duration. Results: A significant improvement in eyesight and eye-related problems in myopic disorder. Conclusion: This trial may provide evidence of the efficacy of the treatment in myopic syndrome. 

Author Biographies

Maneesha PC

MVR Ayurveda Medical College, Parassinikkadavu, Kannur. India.


Principal, Nootan Ayurvedic College & Research Centre, Sankalchand Patel University. India.

Indrajeet Singhvi

Dean & Principal, Faculty of Pharmacy, Sankalchand Patel University. India.

Dipak Sahu

Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy, Suresh Gyan Vihar University. India.

Ujashkumar A Shah

Dean, R&D and Innovation, SPU & Professor & Head, Nootan Pharmacy College, Sankalchand Patel University. India.




How to Cite

PC, M. ., Smitha, Singhvi, I., Sahu, D., & Shah, U. A. (2024). Clinical Efficacy of Padabhyanga in Simple Myopia - A Pre-Test & Post-Test Study. International Journal of Ayurvedic Medicine, 15(1), 97–102.



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