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Home Remedies for Eye Infections

BY Meenakshi ChaudharyApr 03, 2014

Eye Infections

Eye infections are quite common and can affect anyone of any age and gender. The treatment of eye infection mainly depends on the causes of the infection. Here are the ways to treat the eye infections naturally. Image Courtesy: Getty Images


Honey is one of the most effective cures for eye infections and is known to work where even the medicated eye drops fail. Mix a drop of natural raw honey to a teaspoon of rose water to use it as a natural eye drop or add 3-4 teaspoons of honey to water and wash your eyes to get relief from infection. Image Courtesy : Getty Images

Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar can effectively fight against the bacterial infections of the eyes. Add one teaspoon of apple cider vinegar in to a cup of water and wash your eyes by using a cotton ball. Use apple cider vinegar which has malic acid in it to fight against the bacterial infections.


Coriander Tea Wash

Take freshly dried coriander and boil them in water. Strain the liquid and let it to cool. Use this liquid to wash the infected eye. This remedy not only helps you relieve the burning but also decreases the pain and swelling. Image Courtesy : Getty Images

Warm Guava Leaves

Take some guava leaves and heat them till they get warm. Use these warm guava leaves to treat the recurrent stye infections. This remedy can quickly provide relief from eye infection. Image Courtesy : Getty Images


Take some freshly dried coriander leaves and prepare a decoction from them. This decoction is an excellent remedy for conjunctivitis. It helps in relieving the burning, reduces pain and swelling as well. Image Courtesy : Getty Images

Curry Leaves

Fresh juice of curry leaves can be used to prevent eye disorders like cataract. Fresh juice of curry leaves when spread over the eyes makes the eyes look bright and prevents the early development of cataract. Image Courtesy : Getty Images


Take some salt and add it to the boiling water. Use cotton to put this solution on the affected area. The salted solution is considered as the easiest remedy yet it is one of the most helpful remedies for the treatment of conjunctivitis. Image Courtesy : Getty Images


Another effective home remedy to treat eye infections is amla. Take a cup of amla juice and add two tablespoon of honey to it and drink it two times in a day. Image Courtesy : Getty Images


One of the most beneficial remedies for conjunctivitis is yoghurt. Apply some yoghurt poultice over the affected area of the eye to get the relief. Image Courtesy : Getty Images

Fennel Seeds

Take some fennel seeds and boil them.  Let the water to cool and strain it. Now use this strained water to wash the infected eye atleast twice in a day. This will help you decrease pain, redness and inflammation. Image Courtesy : Getty Images

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