EYEBRIGHT (Euphrasia officinalis) aka – Red Eyebright.
For centuries, Eyebright has been the herb of choice for various disease of the eye. It is used with excellent results for problems relating to mucous membranes. It is most helpful in acute or chronic inflammations of the eye including, over-sensitivity to light and with stinging and weeping conditions, as well. Eyebright works as a vaso-constrictor and astringent to the nasal and conjunctiva mucous. It brings relief during frequent sneezing bouts and is rejuvenating to eyes that feel exhausted. It also helps with eyes that are cloudy and irritated with lacrymation (excessive tears) or with watery or stringy mucus. It is known to be a stimulant to the liver and to clean the blood.
- Primary uses: Here are just a few of the maladies that Eyebright can provide relief for: • Glaucoma • Blood Impurities • Cataracts/Conjunctivitis • Eye Disorders/infections • Liver Issues • Allergies