Hildamus is the scientist who using eyebright, succeed to help many people who had problems with their vision, no matter if the reason was age or infection.
Composition and healing properties of eyebright
Eyebright is consisted of Vitamin C, Glycoside rinantin, essential oil, Eufrastan acid and bitter substances. It contains vitamins B, C, E, and beta-carotene, alkaloids, antioxidants such as caffeic acids, ferulic acids and flavonoids, iridoid glycosides, defensive compounds, tannins and volatile oils.
It is used to treat these conditions like:
- Inflammation of the eyelids at the edge of the lashes,
- eye fatigue;
- inflammation of the blood vessels,
- eyelids and conjunctiva;
- For “glued” and inflamed eyes.
Eyebright is also applied to the eyes to prevent mucous and mucous membrane inflammation of the eyes.
Improve your eyesight with tea and compresses
There are a few other benefits that can be taken from a good cup of eyebright tea. Drinking eyebright tea can help with memory improvement, as a result of the beta-carotenes present in this tea. Studies have shown that beta-carotenes have the potential to strengthen cognitive performance. The antibacterial properties that are present in this tea also make it a good candidate for applying topically to irritated areas of the skin.
Mix 1 cup of boiling water and half a teaspoon of dry eyebright product and then leave it to stay for 3-5 minutes. You can to wash your eyes 2 or 3 times daily. You need the dry eyebright so you can make the tea.
Compress for treating sty
Pour 1 cup of boiling water over 3 tablespoons of dry eyebright product and then let it stay for about 10 minutes. After this, just cover the strained eyebright in gauze and place it on the eye. Need to leave it for 5 minutes, that how long it needs so it can keep the warmth.
Tea– helps to improve vision
- You need to pour 1 cup boiling water over three tablespoons of eyebright and leave them to stay approximately 15 minutes.
- Drink one cup of tea three times a day but do not sweeten it.
Eyebright is very safe to take internally by the young or old, whilst pregnant or breastfeeding however great caution is required in using Eyebright to bathe the eyes in whichever form it is used and I strongly encourage people to carefully follow the steps at the bottom of this article to ensure no unwanted foreign material is introduced to the eye when using it as a direct treatment for eye problems.
Despite all the benefits you should be careful when you use it, especially if you have other medical conditions; you should always consult your doctor.