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Eyebright tea for eyes

Eyebright tea and eye drops are used by herbalists worldwide for the treatment of conjunctivitis, glaucoma and weaknesses of the eyes, and beneficial properties of eyebright have been confirmed by numerous scientific research. Below read more excellent and simple natural recipes for treatment of various health problems that you successfully can cure with this herb.

Eyebright herb

Eyebright grass is a very widespread plant that grows best in moderately humid and mostly neglected places and on arable land. It can be found almost all over the world, except in tropical areas where they are not succeeding, so that its healing properties have been known since ancient times. It is a one-year plant that reaches the height of 15 cm and the upper part is branched and covered with soft hairs. Egg-shaped leaves on top are sharply toothed, while white or purple flowers that are formed in the armpits resemble eyes, which is why the plant t received just such a name eyebright. Eyebright is a semi-parasitic with suction roots by which it attaches to the neighboring plants and pumps their mineral salts and nutrients. Blossoms from July to October, and during this period the entire plant is collected and is dried on a thin layer in the shade acquiring an excellent tea for the eyes.
Medicinal properties of eyebright

In folk medicine Eyebright tea is useful for treatment of inflammation of the conjunctiva (conjunctivitis), the edges of the eyelids (blepharitis), iris (iritis) and lacrimal bags (dacryocystitis), and weaknesses of eyes due to pretensioning (when reading and writing), "glaucoma" ( glaucoma), spot (macula cornea) and ulcers (ulcus corneae) on the cornea. It helps with teary eyes caused by hay fever or fever and we recommend you to read the text on allergy to ragweed if already did not do it. Tea for ​​eyewash should be very mild, and for this purpose you may use fresh eyebright juice combined with distilled water, which is then applied into the eyes directly, and allowed to act for a few minutes. It is less known that eyebright tea helps in the treatment of respiratory diseases, mainly fever, cough, flu, bronchitis, as well as digestive problems. In combination with other herbs it is used for strengthening the stomach and relieves spasms. Many doctors around the world agree with the fact that Eyebright tea is useful in case of eye problems, but it is excellent for strengthening intellectual abilities and prevent memory loss.


How to make eyebright tea?

Eyebright tea has a multiple application when it comes to eye diseases, and we have prepared great recipes but first in line is the basic recipe for tea, here is what you need to prepare it:
  • Pour a teaspoon of eyebright with 2.5 dl of boiling water and leave it to stand covered for 2-3 minutes. Strain and add a pinch of salt and use eye wash.

Tea mixture for strengthening your eyes 
  • Mix 2 tablespoons of mullein flower, rosemary leaves, leaves of eyebright and cornflowers, and pour everything with 6 dl of olive oil. Close well and hold in the sun or a hot place for 30 days with daily shaking. Strain 3 times day and apply one drop of oil on the eyelids and gently massage. Wash your eyes with mild chamomile tea.

Eyebright tea against tingling of eyes
  • Mix 2 tablespoons of eyebright leaf and flower and a tablespoon of sage, and pour with 3 dl of boiling water and leave it covered to rest for 2 hours. Drain and rinse the eyes 2-3 times a day. Thus prepared Eyebright tea is applied in the evening as a compress on the eyes and is kept like that for half an hour.

Eyebright for blurred vision
  • Mix 2 tablespoons of bristles flower and leaf and a spoon of eyebright, and all pour with 4 dl of boiling water and leave it covered to rest for 2 hours. Strain and use as a compress, but the best effect is achieved if kept up all night (previously fasten a bandage or a scarf). In the morning rinse off with lukewarm water.

Eyebright tea has an anti-inflammatory effect
  • Mix 2 tablespoons of eyebright flower and leaves and a tablespoon of mint, and all pour with 4 dl of boiling water and leave it covered to rest for 2 hours. Strain and rinse eyelids several times a day.

Eyebright tea against gummed-up eyes
  • Mix one tablespoon of eyebright flower and leaves of chamomile flowers and leaf and flower of milfoil, and all pour with 6 dl of boiling water and leave it covered to rest for 2 hours. Strain and use it to clean the eyes using a cotton ball several times a day. IN the morning and evening use as a compress for a period of 20 minutes.

Eyebright tea against sty in the eye
  • Mix 2 tablespoons of eyebright flowers and leaves and spoon of yarrow, and all overflow with 3 dl of boiling water and leave it covered to rest for 2 hours. Drain and rinse the eyes several times a day.

EYEBRIGHT AGAINST CATARACT
  • Mix 2 tablespoons of eyebright flowers and leaves and one tablespoon yarrow leaves and centaury leaves and flowers and pour 4 dl of boiling water and leave it covered to rest for 2 hours. Strain and cover 3 times a day for half an hour. Also, 3 times a day in the eyes and pour a few drops of tea and keep it on for 5 minutes.

Eyebright for nearsightedness
  • Mix one tablespoon of cherry, yarrow flowers and eyebright leaves and pour with 4 dl of boiling water and leave it covered to rest for 2 hours. Drain and rinse eyes with tea in the morning, at noon and in the evening.

OIL FOR FACE
  • Fill 2/3 of glass jars with finely chopped eyebright and pour olive oil over it. Close it and keep in the sun or a warm place for 6 weeks with daily shaking. Strain and store in a dark glass bottle. Every night use oil for cleansing facial skin and it is excellent for massage and cleaning of neck and chest.

Eyebright against swollen eyelids and dark circles
  • Mix 30 g of finely chopped eyebright and 10 g of fruits of fennel, and 2 teaspoons of mixture pour with 2 dl of boiling water and leave it covered for 10 minutes. Strain and use as a compress or as an eye wash.

Eyebright tea cures sneezing
  • Pour a teaspoon of eyebright with 2.5 dl of boiling water and leave it to stand covered for 5 minutes, drain and add 1/2 teaspoon of salt and slowly breathe it in using the nostrils. Repeat 2-3 times a day, but always with freshly prepared tea.

NOTE: Eyebright grass is not a harmless herb because glycoside rinantin in its composition can cause poisoning. Therefore, you should not exaggerate with the amount, whether it is drunk as Eyebright tea or used as a compress. Latin name for the plant is Euphrasia officinalis.


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