The Euphrasia, also called Eyebright, is the myopic plant par excellence, the one that gives your vision both tenderness and acuity to restore all your eye problems. This article praises it and proposes its therapeutic use.
Euphrasia officinalis has been used as a natural remedy for all problems related to vision since the 14th century. According to legend, the Eyebright plant was known as Euphrasia in Roman times, named after the one of the Three Graces from Greek mythology, Euphrosyini (Goddess of Joy).
This plant really brought joy to all those who used it because it cured their eyes and restored their visual handicap. It is even believed that this grass can improve vision, even in those who are over 70 and 80 years old.
Euphrasia, an enchanted plant
It is an annual plant that grows up to 10 inches tall. It has deeply cut leaves and white or purple flowers. Its thriving season is between July and September.
When it is in bloom, an extract is extracted; It’s around July or August. This extract is in the form of a liquid that contains several compounds such as tannin (Euphrasia-Tannin acid), glucose and mannitol, a water-soluble crystalline alcohol.
Here’s how Euphrasia is able to restore your vision problems and myopia
In alternative medicine, this plant has been recognized as a powerful and beneficial eye remedy for the treatment of different types of eye infections. In addition, it has been found that its liquid extract promotes healing, eliminates infections in the eyes and bacteria and relieves the dryness and the pain of the eyes.
It has the ability to reduce ocular inflammation caused by inflammation of the follicles as well as conjunctivitis (inflammation or infection of the membrane that covers the eyelids). The vegetable extract can be used in place of eye drops (liquid medication, isotonic to tears, which is instilled in the eye)
Euphrasia to treat respiratory tract infections
Euphrasia extract is an anti-inflammatory agent extremely beneficial against colds, sinusitis, upper respiratory tract infections and catarrh (inflammation of the mucous membranes).
It can also be used as an astringent for dry congestion. It is used as a mixture of plant-based tobacco from dried grass for the bronchial cold or against nasal irritations and seasonal allergies.
The plant of Euphrasia is available in tea sachets, as liquid, dried leaves, tablets, dye, powder and oil as well. It can be obtained over-the-counter or online.
Dosage to be respected
The recommended dose for adults is 2 to 4 grams (1 to 2 tsp) of dried herbs 3 times a day, to take up to three times a day.
To make a tea, mix 1 cup of boiling water with 2 teaspoons of the dried herb. Let it infuse in the water for fifteen minutes, stirring occasionally. Filter and drink one cup of tea (unsweetened) three times a day.