Bulgarian Home Remedies For Conjunctivitis
- Conjunctivitis – take one small fabric bag and put a warm poultice from lentils, that was boiled with a little red wine. Place this bag on the eyes every morning. Once you take it off, wash the eyes with lukewarm decoction from Euphrasiaofficinalis –leaves and blossoms(aka Eyebright) prepared as follows:
take 2 tspb of eyebright and boil them in 400 g of water – on low heat for 5 minutes. Strain when lukewarm.
- Conjunctivitis – take some fresh leaves of Malvasylvestris (aka mallow) and crush them well into a paste. Make a compress with the paste and put it on for three consecutive nights.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. 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.
6. 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.
7. 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.