Euphrasia (euphrasia officinalis) or eyebright
is an herb the name of which comes from the Greek word euphrosyne which means
“gladness.” It has been used for centuries for various eye problems.
It is also used topically, mixed with other herbs to treat conjunctivitis and
other inflammations or as an eyewash. It strengthens all parts of the eye and provides an
elasticity for nerves and optic tissues responsible for sight. It promotes clear
vision and its antiseptic properties fight eye infections. It helps prevent
conjunctivitis, cataract formation, glaucoma, and weak eyesight. It prevents
secretion of fluids and relieves discomfort from eyestrain. It is good for allergies,
itchy and/or watery eyes, and runny nose. Euphrasia combats hay fever
and stimulates the
liver to cleanse the blood.
Formulas that contain EUPHRASIA (euphrasia officinalis):
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