Composition and healing properties of the eyebright
Eyebright contains a lot of bitter substances, essential oil, Eufrastan acid, vitamin C and Glycoside rinantin. Due to all these amazing properties, the alternative medicine has recognized eyebright as an extremely effective remedy for people who are dealing with eye infection, for destroying viruses, accelerating the healing and bacteria in their eyes.
Here is what eyebright can help with:
- Inflammation of the eyelid
- Dry eyes
- Inflammation of the cornea
- Eye infection
- Inflammation of tear duct
- Infection of the eyes
- Eye fatigue
- Irritation as a result of prolonged computer use
Improve your eyesight with tea and compresses
Instead of using conventional eye drops, whenever you notice any eye-related problems, you should use a plant’s fresh juice or a dry variant. All you have to do is to dilute the fresh juice with distilled water and use 2 drops per eye.
First of all, mix 2 dl of boiling water and half a teaspoon of dry eyebright material. Allow it to stay for 3 to 5 minutes. There is no need to say that the dry variant can be used in the preparation of tea which you can use to rinse your eyes. Use this mixture and rinse your eyes 2-3 times per day.
Compress for treating sty
Put 3 tablespoons of dry eyebright in a pot and then pour 200ml of boiling water over the material. Allow it to stand for about 10 minutes. After that, just wrap the strained eye in gauze and place it on the sty. Allow it to act for 5 minutes because after the 5 minutes the warmth of the compress will act therapeutically and will boost the healing process.
Tea – helps to improve eyesight
Prepare a tea by mixing 3 tablespoons of dry eyebright and 3 dl of boiling water. Leave the mixture for 15 minutes. Your tea is ready.
Make sure to drink a cup of tea 3 times a day. (Drink it unsweetened).
Treating other ailments
This amazing herb can also treat other health conditions such as: flu, bronchitis and rhinitis.
Moreover, the consumption of eyebright can also help you relieve stomach pain and other digestive issues. Besides this, it can also help you in the treatment of fever, it can reduce the redness in the eyes, reduce eye burning and eye-watering. Due to its amazing medicinal properties, it can help you treat headaches, anxiety, and insomnia as well. At last but not least, eyebright can help you treat nicotine, alcohol, and poisoning.