Monsoon is the most loved season as it relieves us all from the heat wave and rising temperatures.
But it also brings various diseases and infections with it, for instance, cold, cough, eye infections, dengue, malaria etc. During this humid season, it is common to get eye infections. Well, now you don’t need to worry as we found few simple home remedies that will help in curing your eye infections at home naturally.
Home remedies are best when it comes to treating your eyes as they are the most sensitive part of our body. So, it is always better to go natural way instead of other medicines available in the market. And you know what’s the best that you will soothe them without side effects.
Other precautions that you can follow to avoid eye infections are: not touching or rubbing your eyes frequently, wearing protective glasses etc.
Here are a few easy home remedies to cure eye infections at home without side effects:
1. Cool Cucumber
Most of us know the goodness of cucumber and how it helps to treat various eye problems because of its anti- bacterial properties. If you are suffering from irritation, dryness, puffiness etc. then just take a cucumber and place its pieces on your eyes and leave them for about 5 to 10 minutes. And later, rinse off with water. This home remedy is really effective in soothing your eyes from irritation and itchiness.
2. Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera is one of the best natural home remedies that has anti-bacterial properties that helps to treat the itchiness caused by the infection.
3. Cold Wrap
This home remedy is really simple. You just a clean cotton cloth and ice-cold water. Soak the clean cotton cloth in water and squeeze out the excess water. Then, apply this cloth on your eyes for few minutes. This will effectively treat your itchy eyes. Repeat the remedy till you get results.
4. Green tea
Most of us know about the various benefits of green tea. In this home remedy, we will be making an eye wash. You just need to boil 2 green tea bags with water and keep it aside. Later, when solution cools down use this as an eye wash. Use it twice a day to get rid of eye infection.
5. Fenugreek seeds
For this home remedy, first, you have to make fenugreek paste. After that apply the paste on your eyes and leave for 10 to 15 minutes and later rinse off with water. This remedy is really effective in treating eye dryness, inflammation and irritation.
Water and salt combination is best for treating irritation and inflammation. In this home remedy, you need to prepare an eye wash using salt. Take some water and add 1 tablespoon of salt to it. Boil the water till salt gets dissolved. After that, keep it aside till it cools down. Later, wash your eyes with the solution twice a day to get rid of eye infections.
7. Tea bags
For this home remedy, we will be using chamomile tea bags. You just keep two tea bags in the refrigerator for about two hours. After two hours, take them out and place it on your eyes for 5 to 10 minutes.
So, these were the few quick and easy home remedies that you can try at home to combat eye infections during monsoons.