Anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and soothing properties against eye diseases such as a profuse and irritating lacrimation due to weather factors, chlorine, sun, conjunctivitis, blepharitis, keratitis and stye, it soothes eyes and eyelids.
The Euphrasia, also known as eyebright, is a plant belonging to the Scrophulariaceae family. It has soothing, anti-allergic, anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. The remedy can be used in the treatment of common eye diseases. The euphrasia is used, in fact, in case of plentiful and irritating lacrimation or to decongest the eyes and eyelids in case of allergic reactions, blepharitis, conjunctivitis, keratitis both of allergic or viral origin, stye. If you often go to the swimming pool or in windy days the eyes tend to water, redden or swell in an annoying way, in this case euphrasia will be helpful. You can take eyebright as a decoction, tincture or homeopathic granules.
Brings to a boil a cup of water and a tablespoon of dried eyebright, simmer for ten minutes, then remove from the heat, filter and once lukewarm you can apply on eyes with a gauze soaked in the decoction.
You can try to take euphrasia granules, 15 CH, 5 granules every 2 hours and then, according to the improvement, take less frequently.
You can dilute 4 or 5 drops of mother tincture of euphrasia in 100 ml of water, soak a gauze and apply on the eyes.