- No doubt, the favorite of all phytotherapists is the camomile. Only for three days this herb can fight the infection. One heaped table spoonful of the fragrant fresh blossoms are brewed in a quarter of a liter of water (do not boil; otherwise the useful ingredients will be destroyed).
Sieve carefully, and then filter through double folded cheesecloth so that it is quite clear, especially when you use it for a small child.
Every two or three hourа in the inflamed eye drop a few drops with a pipette. The filtered decoction is kept in a fridge.
- Prepare a healing mix. Find these herbs: dill, camomile, plantain (Plantago maior) and calendula (Calendula officinalis). Boil for almost 10 minutes. When it is ready, the herbal decoction should be cooled enough. Dip a swab in it and put it on closed eyes for 10 minutes. The procedure is repeated four times a day.
- You ca use a grated potato. Put it in cheese cloth and apply it as a poultice on the inflamed eye. Potatoes have disinfecting and tightening effect. They help with eye problems.
Choose a linseed poultice wrap it in gauze and put it directly on the eye. The procedure is repeated twice a day. Leave the poultice for 15 minutes.
- Herb drops: Mix equal parts of the herb dragon flowers (Antirrhinum); camomile, black nightshade leaves and marshmallow roots. Put one table spoonful of the herb mix into half a cup of hot water and leave it until it cools. Filter the decoction several times and drop 2 drops of it into each eye once a day.
- Purulent conjunctivitis: take 2 table spoonfuls of briar fruit (Rosa canina) and put them into a cup of water. Boil and leave for a few hours. Dip cotton-tipped swabs and put them on the eyes for 15 minutes. If there is a virus, pour a cup and a half of boiling water over 3 table spoonfuls of calendula (Calendula officinalis) and leave the decoction for 2 hours. Filter it while a little warm and lave eyes three times a day.