Most of us would have been familiar with the word ‘Madras Eye’. This eye issue is also called as conjunctivitis or pink eye and it could be due to bacteria, virus or due to chemicals that come in contact with eyes. The persons having this eye issue would have their eyes in reddish colour and there would be irritation plus watery discharge etc. Important information is 3 to 6 million people get conjunctivitis in USA and in adults viral causing this issue is more.
These could be used to treat conjunctivitis or madras eye issue in us.
Also called as tulasi, holy basil have the capacity to fight the viral, bacterial infections affecting our eyes because of its anti-inflammatory properties. In the first step few tulasi leaves are taken and boiled in water. Then this water is used to wash the eyes.
Onion juice application;
Not many know that onion juice could also be an effective home remedy to cure conjunctivitis issue. It is said that onion juice as eye drops could work as antimicrobial therapy for many eye diseases.
It is not only a cooking ingredient but also effective in reducing the inflammation due to conjunctivitis. In the step one, 2 teaspoons of turmeric powder is taken and mixed with water in a cup. Then cotton pad is soaked in the mixture and used as a warm compress.
The persons having conjunctivitis issue could get relief from irritation and inflammation by the green tea having flavonoids. In the first step a green tea bag is dipped in warm water and then a clean cotton pad is soaked in water and used as warm compress.
Mostly we do saltwater gargle when we have issues like sore throat etc. This saltwater could also be used to treat this conjunctivitis issue.