May be of assistance in the treatment of all kinds of eye infections, disorders and irritations even when taken internally
May help for allergic rhinitis, post nasal drip, middle ear infections, catarrh and sinusitis
Regarded as an effective remedy for hay fever and all the symptoms there of, like itchy weeping eyes, watery secretions and sinus headaches
May provide increased resistance to colds and flu
May help soothe sore throats
May be beneficial in the treatment of over-sensitive eyes, conjunctivitis and blepharitis
Use as a compress to treat conjunctivitis
May help soothe redness, swelling and visual disturbances
May also be used for eyestrain and to reduce inflammation caused by colds, sinus infections, sore throats and hay fever.
Also for skin irritations and eczema
For animals: Most useful herb for all eye problems, irritations and infections. Use as an infusion.
HOW TO USE
Infusion: 1 teaspoon in 1 cup of boiling water. Stand for 5-10 min. Strain and drink 3 times per a day. Compress: Take 1 teaspoon with 1 cup of water. Boil for 10 min. Strain and let it cool down slightly. Dampen a cotton wool slightly and place on eyes for 15 minutes. Repeat several times a day.
Glycosides including aucubin, tannins, resins, volatile oils.
Anti-catarrhal, astringent, anti-inflammatory.
Do not use when you are pregnant or breast feeding.