Eyebright Herb Extract is a very popular herbal remedy, especially for eye diseases. It is also effective for memory impairment and is used in respiratory diseases, tonsillitis, asthma. Dr Christopher's formula may also be used for treating liver diseases, hepatitis, gastroenteritis, colitis, and hypertension. The eyebright herb contains aucubin and other iridoid-glycosides, lignans, flavonoids, tannins, volatile oil, fatty oil, resin, gallotannins. The Eyebright extract has astringent, sedative, anticonvulsant, anti-inflammatory, expectorant, antiseptic, and anti-catarrhal properties. It reduces the secretion of the nasal mucosa and soothes conjunctivitis.
Eyebright Herb Extract is recommended both for internal and external use to treat such diseases as eye diseases, including eyes and eyelids inflammation, conjunctival sacs, spots on the cornea, glaucoma, cataract, corneal clouding, poor vision, conjunctivitis, rhinitis, respiratory diseases, inflammation of the mucous membrane of the bronchial tubes, bronchial asthma, swollen glands, tonsillitis, dyspepsia, hypertension, atherosclerosis, impaired memory, headaches, hysteria, digestive problems, lack of appetite, gastric catarrh, hyperacidity of the stomach, jaundice, constipation, liver diseases, heart disease, hoarseness, diathesis in children, children's eczema, skin tuberculosis in children with fever, skin diseases Eyebright Herb Extract may also be beneficial in the treatment of cancers and diseases of the prostate. When applied on hair, it promotes rapid hair growth.
Directions: Take 10-15 drops with water or juice three to four times daily or as recommended by a health care professional.
As an eyewash, place 3-5 drops of the extract to clean and sterile eyecups and pour boiling distilled water in each cup and let the mixture cool to room temperature. Wash each eye with the cooled remedy. There may be a burning sensation but this is normal. Store in a cool, dry place.