Eyebright or all known Euphrasia has a herbal usage, and it dates from early 14th century most as a cure for eyesight. The name Euphrasia originates in Greece from the word for gladness.
This is considered as a herb, and grows from 2-8 inches, with deep cut leaves and blooms white or purple color that have yellow variegations. It’s bloom 4 months, from July till September. It needs to be close to grass and live in cultivated environment.
When the flower is in full flower stage, this usually happens in August, it has prepared a fluid. For preparation, this flower is cut right about the root, and it has several chemical compounds like glucose, mannitol and Euphrasia Tannin plus Tannin acid.
When this plant is used properly, the inflammation on eye will be gone. There are different ways of usage like eyewash, eye drops, or plant infusion taken internally for ophthalmic use.
What eyebright does for skin wounds
This herb is used to help in the healing process of wounds. It is used by applying the herb right on the wound. Euphrasia can also treat acne and helps skin in inflammation.
This can be in tea form with 5 ounces of boiling water. For eye drops, one to five times a day of a single drop appears the norm. These eye drops, when used for pinkeye, can be taken for three to seventeen days.
Eyebright is able to be purchased in the forms of teabags, loose dried leaves, capsules, liquid, tablets, powder, tincture, and oil. It is also in several over-the-counter and online herbal supplement combinations. It is an ingredient in some cough and cold remedies, in skin lotions, acne medications, and other mixtures.
It is used 3 times per day.