With the world going digital, our eyes are most of the time in contact with laptops, mobiles, TV, etc., which make our eyes tired and irritated. Apart from this, stress, insufficient sleep, and tension add to this with redness in the eyes, dark circles, etc.
There are some excellent herbs which can soothe and relax your eye muscles and thus give you relief from eye irritation.
6 Effective Herbs For Eye Irritation
Calendula is an excellent anti-inflammatory, antiviral, anti-fungal, immune-stimulating herb, which is very effective in soothing eye irritation. Calendula gives a calming effect on both the inner and skin around the outer part of the eye. When using calendula, use only the flower petals for making this decoction (strain twice to remove any bits that may be in the liquid).
You can also buy its tincture or decoction from herbal medical store; take a few drops of Calendula in the form of tincture and massage your eyes and area surrounding eyes with the help of your fingertips to get a soothing effect on your eyes.
Fennel seeds are a very common ingredient of Indian kitchen and full of amazing health benefits. To treat eye irritation, slightly crush fennel seeds using a properly cleaned mortar and pestle and make a smooth decoction.
Roses not only look beautiful in garden but also contain excellent qualities for treatment of various skin and eye related problems. Always use fresh rose petals to make a decoction and make sure they are not sprayed with any chemicals.
Apply a small amount of it over your eyes and massage smoothly to get relaxation. This is also very effective for removing dark circles. You can also use rose water to wash your eyes 3-4 times for treatment of stressed eyes.
Chamomile is a soothing herb and gives a cooling effect on irritated eyes and skin. Make your own decoction with chamomile or buy a good herbal decoction from herbal medical stores.
Mallow is a calming herb for getting relief from irritated eyes. Apply it as a decoction around the eyes with the help of your finger tips or a cotton ball and massage gently.
Butcher’s Broom Root
Butchers Broom is used as a diuretic and blood vessel toner since ancient times in herbal world. Applying its decoction around your eyes can give you relief from eye irritation as it tones the blood vessels around the eyes; you can also drink broom root tea on a consistent basis to treat chronic dark circles under the eyes and effectively treat eye irritation.
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