People nowadays at different age are suffering from eye issues because of radiation came from cellphones, tablets and other gadgets.
Fortunately, honey can treat this issues since it abounds in anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and antibacterial properties. Therefore, honey is suggested as a natural cure of eye issues such as cornea inflammation, conjunctivitis, cataract, itchy eyes, pink eyes, dry eyes, etc.
Honey for Eye Diseases
- Corneal Inflammation: Keratitis is the medical term for inflammation of the cornea. This inflammation can be caused by individual factors, including dry eyes, infection, eyelid disorders, or injury, both physical and chemical. If not treated immediately, it can lead to a severe eye damage.
Prepare a mixture of honey (30%) with vitamin drops (70%). Apply 1-2 drops of this solution below the eyelids once a day for 10 days. Do not worry if you start to feel mild tingling because it will disappear quickly.
Note: The best type for this solution is the eucalyptus one due to the abundance of eucalyptus in essential oils with antibacterial properties.
- Conjunctivitis: This condition commonly results in eye redness and can be caused by infection, allergic reaction, or some physical agents such as ultraviolet or infrared light. Aside from redness, conjunctivitis symptoms include a feeling of discomfort, swollen eyelids, and watery or yellow discharge.
Combine 30% of honey and 70% of distilled or boiled water. Apply 3 drops of this solution in the eyes, twice daily.
- Cataract: An eye condition characterized by a progressively cloudy eye lens which results in blurred vision. This condition appears due to a protein build up in lens which makes them cloudy. People who are overexposed to cigarette smoke or polluted air have a higher possibility of developing a cataract.
Boil some water and wait for it to cool off. Then mix 1 part of honey with 3 parts of the cold water. Apply 1-2 drops of this mixture in both eyes. Repeat 3-4 times daily.