Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Home Remedy for Conjunctivitis

Conjunctivitis refers to an inflammation of the conjunctiva; it is the thin transparent membrane that covers the front of the eye. Sometimes it is wrongfully referred to as “sore eyes” and which spreads from person to person through direct contact.

Symptoms

* Red eyes
* Itchy eyes
* Inflammation of the eyeball
* Eyelashes stick together especially in the morning due to puss formation

Causes

* Eye Strain
* Bacterial and viral infection
* Prolonged exposure to artificial light
* Dirty environment

Treatment

Carrots and Spinach Juice:

Mix 200 ml of freshly made Spinach juice in 300 ml of freshly made carrot juice

Parsley and Carrot Juice:

Mix 200 ml or freshly made raw parsley with 300 ml of freshly made carrot juice

Indian Gooseberry:

Mix 1 cup of Indian gooseberry juice with two teaspoons of honey drink twice daily

Coriander:

Used as eyewash, a decoction of dried coriander in 60 ml of water

Prevention

Eat healthy
Have adequate rest and sleep
Avoid straining the eyes

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