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Eyebright

Other Names: Eyebright, Red Eyebright, Euphrasia, Augentrost, Euphrasia Officinalis
Traditional Usages: Eye Diseases, Styes, Eye Fatigue, Eye Drops, Relieves the Inflamation of Conjunctivitis, Eye Infections, Allergic Conditions affecting the Eyes, Middle Ear, Sinuses and Nasal Passages, Acne, Blurred Vision, Glaucoma, Cataracts, Conjunctivitis, Improves Memory,
Resources: Central and Eastern Europe, North America, Northern Asia,
Parts Used: Flowerheads


Eyebright - Herbal remedy for Glaucoma:  Eyebright drops are excellent eye drops for glaucoma. Its juices can be obtained by crushing the leaves and squeezing them.

Eyebright - Herbal remedy for Vision Loss:  Eyebright is antibacterial and anti-inflammatory and has been used for hundreds of years for various eye ailments.
Make an eyebright compress by placing 1 teaspoon of dried eyebright into two cups of water. Boil mixture for 10 minutes and let it rest for 10 minutes until it cools down. Soak a cloth in mixture and apply to closed eyes for 15 minutes. Repeat several times daily with fresh compresses.

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