Can you recommend a home remedy that can safely be used as an eye wash solution?

The eyes are very vulnerable and could get swollen and infected for a number of reasons such as the presence of bacteria and viral infections. You could also face discomfort in your eyes if a foreign object has gone into them. It is essential that you address these problems because you could lose eyesight if proper care is not taken. Always remember that your eyes are extremely sensitive, and that most eye-related ailments are best handled by a qualified professional. Never use substances such as boric acid on your eyes. Besides the possibility of bacterial infection from materials that are not sterile, you might also end up damaging your eyes with excessively harsh home made concoctions.

To treat various eye problems and soothe your eyes, you can use a variety of eye washes at home. You can use the eyebright herb to make a soothing eyewash. Use 1 tsp dried eyebright and steep it in 1 pint of boiling water. Once the liquid has cooled, strain it and use as eyewash. If you are suffering from conjunctivitis, add 1 tsp of dried chamomile flowers to 1 cup of boiled water. After steeping the flowers for about ten minutes, you should strain the liquid and use it at least once a day. You can also use elderberry blossom tea or the water in which you boiled fennel seeds as eyewash for conjunctivitis. You can also use rose water to wash and freshen your eyes because rose water has a mild and cooling effect.

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