Eyebright Euphrasia officinalis herbal extract.
Eyebright as its name suggests, is the most widely recommended herb for eyestrain, eye inflammations, conjunctivitis (pink eye), stinging and weeping eyes, and over-sensitivity to light. Taken internally, Eyebright is thought to maintain good vision and promote general eye health. Eyebright is said to be effective in treating allergies, itchy and/or watery eyes and runny nose and is also thought to combat hay fever. The herb is a bitter, astringent herb that is used to relieve inflammation and infectious conditions associated with colds, coughs and sore throats.Used externally, Eyebright is a fine eyewash, and its antiseptic qualities have been known to relieve not only inflammations and eye infections (sties), but also weeping eczema and herpes.