Eyebright Powder Bulk By The Ounce
Common Names: Euphrasy, Red Eyebright
Scientific Name: Euphrasia Officinalis L., Euphrasia Americana L., Scrophulariaceae, Figwort Family
Common Uses: Astringent, tonic, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, Used as an eyewash or poultice for eye inflammations, blepharitis, eye strain, treating styes. Prevents secretion of fluids and relieves discomfort from eyestrain or minor irritation. Good for all eye disorders. An infusion or poultice has been used for symptoms associated with colds, such as coughs, hoarseness, earaches, headaches, sore throat, nasal congestion, allergy, and catarrh. In Europe it has sometimes been taken for hay fever. Taken internally, it may be helpful in maintaining good vision and eye health. Vitamins A, B3, B5, B12, C, D, and E.
*Warnings: As with any dietary or herbal supplement, you should advise your health care practitioner of the use of this product. If you are nursing, pregnant, or considering pregnancy, you should consult your health care provider prior to taking this product. Experimentally, may induce side effects, including dim vision.
Origin: Very common in dry, meadows, pastures, and other grassy areas of Europe and western Asia and probably naturalized in various places in the United States. Subarctic south to Quebec, Maine, Massachusetts, New York. Native of Europe.