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Euphrasia officinalis / Eyebright Herb Cut

Dried, Cut Eyebright Herb.
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Description

Euphrasia officinalis commonly named eyebright, Meadow eyebright, red eyebright, euphrasia.

The generic name Euphrasia means “well-being” and refers to the healing properties attributed to these plants.

Plants belonging to the genus Euphrasia are found in all parts of the world and include ca. 450 species. Euphrasia officinalis is native to Europe but has been introduced to Asia and North America.

It is parasitic or semi-parasitic. It attaches itself to the roots of other plants and obtains much of its nutrition through these host plants.

This plant has a long history of use for eye problems, hence the name of Eyebright.

 

Medicinal Action and Uses

Anti-inflammatory - used as an anti-inflammatory for hay fever, sinusitis, upper respiratory tract infections, and catarrh.

Astringent - used for dry congestion.

Ophthalmic - eyebright will reduce inflammation in the eye caused by blepharitis and conjunctivitis. Eyebright was also used traditionally to treat sore and itchy eyes caused by colds and allergies.

Skin Conditions - the herb is used to aid in the healing on skin wounds. It is made into a poultice and used on the wound topically. It can also be used to treat acne and aid in skin inflammation.

 

Packaging

Product is supplied in Resealable Foil Bags.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Common Name Eyebright Herb Cut
Weight 1.188000
Country of Manufacture United Kingdom

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