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Allergic, Itchy Eyes? This Herb can Help: Anyone who suffers with eye problems during allergy season knows how

Allergic, Itchy Eyes? This Herb can Help: Anyone who suffers with eye problems during allergy season knows how

Anyone who suffers with eye problems during allergy season knows how uncomfortable and disruptive these symptoms can be. At the same time, you don’t always want to be consuming chemicals for months during allergy season. Eyebright is an herb that has been used for centuries and possibly millennia for the treatment of eye problems, including eye irritation linked to allergies. South African scientists at Witwatersrand University studied the effects of eyebright drops (Euphrasia rostkoviana Hayne) on 65 people with eye irritation to determine its effectiveness. Fifty-three (81.5%) people had a complete recovery and 11 (17%) others had a clear improvement. Additionally, there were no serious adverse events observed during the trial. I have used eyebright with my clients who suffer from itchy or irritated eyes due to allergies with tremendous success. It is available in eye dr...

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