Herbal Tea - Eyebright Herb
Eyebright tea is a health tea that as the name states, can benefit your eye sight.
Eyebright herbs are available online and come in different forms. It grows wild in Europe and goes by the names Euphrasia officinalis and euphrasia. It has been used in folklore medicine for irritation of the eyes for 100's of years.
Herbal eyebright remedies are used for many eye associated problems, and can aid in overall eye good health.
Eyebright herb helps your eyes in the following ways:
- Tightens top layers of mucous membrane surrounding the eye
- Reduces mucous secretions from the eyes
- Creates a protective covering over the surface of the eye
Herbal Eyebright Remedies
Eyebright herbs are often combined with other beneficial herbs for maximum herbal benefits. Eyebright nettle tea is a common pairing when looking for a herbal tea to fight eye irritation and viral infections.
Herbal eyebright remedies involving tea are used in the following circumstances:
- Treat Eye Infections
- Sooth Tired Eyes
- Treat Eye Styes
- Reduce Eye Lid inflammation
- Relieve Nose & Sinus Irritations
- Reduce Eye Fatigue
- Treat Common Cold & Runny Eyes
Forms of Eyebright
Eyebright comes in both the herbal form and capsules and extracts. We always recommend the use of organic herbs when possible. Eyebright has not been evaluated by the FDA and should be used under the guidance of a health practitioner or herbalist.
How to Make Eyebright Tea
Eybright herbal tea is easy to make once you have obtained the actual herb. Here is a recipe:
- 1 teaspoon eyebright herb
- 8 ounces boiled water
Steep the eyebright herb for 8-10 minutes and strain before drinking. Drink 2-3 cups per day for best results and increased support to the eye.
We recommend Mountain Rose Herbs for all your herbal tea ingredient needs. They offer organic eyebright in varying quantities and up to 40% discount if you buy in bulk.
To visit their site, just follow the banner below. I have always been amazed at the quality of herbs that they supply. You can browse the herbs alphabetically at our Tea Herbs section.
Learn More About Eyebright
We have another excellent article on eybright herb. You can read it here.
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