Euphrasia a Homeopathic Remedy for Diseases of the Eye
Homeopathy
Euphrasia, Homeopathic Remedy for eye problems, Veterinary Materia Medica
Euphrasia (Eye-Bright)

Homeopathic remedy for

CONJUNCTIVITIS - ALLERGIES - CORNEA DAMAGE

  • Conjunctivitis, which may become chronic and persistent.
  • Injuries to the eye.
  • Corneal ulcer (damage to the surface of the eye).
  • Allergies involving excessive tear production (watery eyes) and possibly bland nasal discharges.

Externally, the herb Euphrasia makes a wonderful eyewash. It should be used in herbal tea form for this purpose and prepared using sterile, distilled or cool boiled water.

In the 14th century, this herb was classified as a cure to all evils of the eye. In the 18th century Eyebright tea was used, and in Queen Elizabeth's day there was a popular ale called 'Eyebright Ale.' Euphrasia was regarded as a specific in diseases of the eye by the great herbalists of the 16th century. It was thought to strengthen the head, eyes and memory and clear the sight.
Keynotes

  • These animals may startle from sleep as if awakened by a loud noise.

Modalities:


>Better: from cold water bathing, in the dark, may improve from being outside in the open air.
< Worse: from sunlight, wind, being indoors and in the warmth.

Relationship:
This remedy is Similar to; Puls. in affections of the eyes; reverse of All-C. in lachrymation and coryza.

Antidotes:

Camph., Puls.

Dose:
6c and 12c potency.

For detailed
treatment and dosing instruction in veterinary homeopathy, we recommend using Pet Remedy Charts, 'Homeopathy to the Rescue' for dogs, cats, horses or birds.

Human Note: Euphrasia should perhaps, be included (like the herb Plantago) as a drug creating an aversion to smoking, sense the following symptoms occurred in homeopathic provers: Aversion to smoking, Nausea from smoking, Cough from smoking, [also cough>smoking]. This has been attributed to the acubin content of the plant.

For detailed treatments and dosing instruction in veterinary homeopathy, we recommend using Pet Remedy Charts, 'Homeopathy to the Rescue' for dogs, cats, horses or birds.

Please Note: Any information given in this website is not intended to be taken as a replacement for medical advice. Anyone with an animal with a medical condition requiring veterinary attention should consult a qualified DVM practitioner or veterinary emergency care clinic.
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