Pinkeye Compress

Pinkeye compress

The dried leaves of Prunella are often combined with other antibiotic herbs in making teas. Even a weak infusion of self heal has enough antibiotic and antiseptic effect to be an effective treatment for conjunctivitis and sties. Use the infusion in a sterile eyewash, or apply as a cool compress. To make a compress, simply steep 1 teaspoon of any of the herbs recommended for pinkeye, (or in the case of tea you can use the tea bag), Strain, cool and use it to moisten a clean, soft cloth. Apply to closed eyes for ten minutes at a time as often as needed.

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Recipe Instructions: Poultice

Tags and Uses for this Remedy

  • Eyes/Vision :Today's modern lifestyle includes long hours engaged with electronics: computer screens, TV screens, video games, phones, digital readers, and even old fashioned books. We tend to ignore the resulting eyestrain because we assume nothing can be done about it.
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