Eye-Care – Herbal remedies for Eyes

Most people tend to neglect simple eye-care,taking a gift of vision as something that will always stay with them.In order to preserve normal eyesight a body must receive all the necessary nutrients. So it is important to pay attention to what we eat. However, except foods, necessary for eye care, there are also some herbs and easy exercises that are beneficial to the eyesight and can fight eye diseases.

Carrot juice is a perfect provider of nourishment for healthy eyes, as it is a richest source of vitamin A. This juice can be taken in any amount and at any time. Twice a year use carrot juice as a treatment-drink 1 glass of it every morning during 1 month.

Parsley juice is very effective at many eye diseases. Cataract and conjunctivitis are among them. It is one of the strongest juices; therefore it is not advisable to drink more than 30-40 ml a day. Use mix of parsley and carrots juices.

Beet juice provides a good eye-care by cleansing the eyes, blood and the whole body. Add 2 tbsp of beet juice to the mix of carrot and parsley juices.

40 g of crushed calamus (sweet flag) roots put in 200 g of 40 % alcohol or vodka, cover with tight lid and let stand in dark place for 8 days, squeeze out and filter. Take 20 drops 2 times a day before meal.

2 tsp of sweet flag roots put in 1 cup of boiling water and steep, covered, for 2 hours. Filter and take ΒΌ cup 3 times a day 30 min before meal.

1 part of crushed barberry leaves combine with 5 parts of 40% alcohol or vodka, let stay for 5 days and filter. Take 30-40 drops 3 times a day before meal.

10 g of dried crushed schizandra berries put in 1 cup of boiling water and boil for 15 min at low heat, filter and add boiled water to make full cup again. Take 1 tbsp twice a day. (Both times before lunch.). Schizandra is not recommended at insomnia, hypertension and heart and vascular diseases.

1 cup of wheat kernels mix with 1 tbsp of sugar and warm boiled water, just enough to moisten the wheat. Let stand in dark place for 12 hours. After that keep the wheat in fridge. Take 1 tbsp in the morning on empty stomach. When this portion is done take a break for 10 days and repeat. For the full course of eye-care treatment you will need 3 cups of wheat kernels. It is a powerfull eye care remedy.

This remedy is believed to be able to treat myopia at any stage. Place layers of elder berries and sugar in glass jar and let stand for 3 days outside in the sun. Take 1tsp 3 times a day 15 min before meal for 1-2 months. Repeat 1-2 times a year if needed.

Take 1 tbsp of fresh onion juice, mixed with equal amount of honey, 2-3 times a day.

Combine mash of rue grass (10 parts), mash of parsley (1 part) and honey (1 part). Take 1 tsp 3 times a day 30-40 min before meal.

Every day wash red, tired and scratchy eyes with strong tea.

Puffy eyes:

Peel and grate small raw potato, squeeze out excess juice and cover 2 pieces of cheese cloth with the mash. Place them on eyelids for 10-15 min.

Cut raw potato and place pieces over each eye. Keep on for 15 min.

Dissolve 1 tsp of salt in 1 cup of hot water, soak cotton balls and place them over the puffy areas.

A mix of 1 tbsp of parsley, 1 tbsp of fennel and 1 tbsp of mint put in 1 cup of boiling water. Let stand for 10-15 min. Wet cotton swabs and place on eyelids for 10 min.

In 1 cup of boiling water put 15 g of crushed motherwort herb and steep for 40 min. Filter and take 1 tbsp 3 times a day before meal. Also can be used as compresses for eye-care.

Fill a bowl with very cold water. Lower a face into the water for 25 seconds. Pick it up and wait for 30 sec, then again lover upper part of the face (eyes and forehead) into the water and open eyes for a few seconds. Repeat few times.

Add 5 tsp of dried eyebright grass to 1 L of boiling water and steep for 20-25 min. Filter and drink 1/2 cup 3 times a day. Also use as eye drops and compresses for eye inflammation. The remedy believes to improve vision as an eyebright herb considered to be the best for eye-care.

Mix together bilberry berries and bird cherry. 2 tbsp of mix put in 1 cup of boiling water. Steep for awhile and drink 1/3 cup 3 times a day.