Latin Name :Euphrasia Officinalis
Most parts of eyebright including leaves, stem, and flowers can be digested and they gain the fame and popularities in herbal medicine. It acts as an anti-catarrhal, astringent and anti-inflammatory herb.
– It is best known for eye diseases where it helps with acute or chronic inflammation, stinging and tearing of the eyes, as well as hypersensitivity to light. It is used as a compress, but also for internal use in cases of conjunctivitis and blepharitis.
– It is an excellent herb for mucous membrane problems. The combination of its anti-inflammatory and astringent properties make it useful in many diseases.
– Internally Euphrasia is a powerful anti-catarrhal and can be used in runny nose, sinusitis and other congestive conditions.