Eyebright

EYEBRIGHT (Euphrasia officinalis) – Eyebright is a creeping herb related to the snapdragon. It has small, scallop-edged white flowers with yellow spots and black centre, somewhat resembling a blood shot eye.

Eyebright Herb is, as its name suggests, the most widely recommended herb for eyestrain, eye inflammations, stinging and weeping eyes, and oversensitivity to light. It can also relieve runny, sore, and itchy eyes due to colds or allergies.

Eyebright has anti-inflammatory and astringent properties that make it useful in treating congestive states such as hay fever, sinusitis and nasal congestion. There is also other evidence that individual chemicals in eyebright may be piratory infections and memory loss.

The specific benefits of eyebright are; Conjunctivitis, Bloodshot Eyes. The compounds in the Eyebright herb are anti-inflammatory and antibacterial, where it chemical in the herb contains aucubin, loganin and verbenalin have shown to stop inflammation in laboratory studies. Aucubin also stimulates the production of proteins that are involved in the process of healing. Eyebright can be used in compresses and eye drops.



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