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Natural Solutions for Eye Problems

Herbal Washes for the Eye and more...
There are many eye problems that are cashed throughout the year from allergens, pollution and bacterias. However there are many different herbal and natural solutions as well as simple home brewed remedies.


Some Powerful Eye Herbs: (a very Short List):


  • Eyebright
  • Cayenne
  • Chamomile
  • Lavender
  • Calendula
  • Raspberry Leaf
  • Echinacea

A Few Other Home Brew Aids:
Apple CiderVinegar

  • Raw Honey
  • Milk
  • Tea Bags
  • Hot Moist Packs



A Powerful Stye Remedy:
A Stye: is a bacteria born pimple on or under the eyelid. particularly o and most commonly they are formed on the edge of the top and or bottom eyelids. Fortunately there are amazing natural solutions that. a stye usually heals itself within 10 day but can produce other effects such as conjunctivitis, pinkeye.


  • 8 oz. distilled water
  • 1 part goldenseal root: for its powerful antiseptic properties
  • 1 part raspberry leaf: for its powerful antibacterial properties
  • 1 part echinacea: for its powerful antibacterial properties

Direction: Bring 8 ounces of distilled water to a boil add herbs and turn down to a low simmer, put a ld on it and lit simmer on very low for 30 minutes or until reduced by one half. remove from heat and let cool strain and filter with a fine cotton cloth and make sure their are no particle or debre in the wash. fill an sterile eyecup 1/4 way and wash your eye moving your eyeball up down left right and around several times. repeat process 3 time daily
Pink Eye: is an infection derived from conjunctivitis. this irritates the eyeball and creates inflamed veins on the eyeball itself. however, a natural antiseptic wash would fix this issue and in some cases rather quickly


Another home-brew aid  take a clean nankin or hand towel paper quarter and soaked with clean filtered water put wet towel napkin on microwavable dish for
10 -15 seconds  be careful it will be very hot let cool a bit till you can hold and is still warm hot temp place on stye for 10 minutes 3 times daily will not only help pop the stye but will also help kill bacteria.
A powerful pink eye remedy:


  • 8 oz. distilled water
  • 1 part goldenseal root: for its powerful antiseptic properties
  • 1 part raspberry leaf: for its powerful antibacterial properties

Direction: Bring 8 ounces of distilled water to a boil add herbs and turn down to a low simmer, put a ld on it and lit simmer on very low for 30 minutes or until reduced by one half. remove from heat and let cool strain and filter with a fine cotton cloth and make sure their are no particle or debre in the wash. fill an sterile eyecup 1/4 way and wash your eye moving your eyeball up down left right and around several times. repeat process 3 time daily




ALLERGIES:

Allergens produce irritating and bacterial effects from rubbing itchy eyes. Eyes become inflamed and potential infections can form from poor hygiene of the eyes


Apple Cider Vinegar wash 


  • 8 ounces of distilled water
  • 1 tablespoon of quality apple cider vinegar


Directions: Mix 8 ounces of warm distilled water with 1 tablespoon of room temperature apple cider vinegar and pour some on a sterile cotton ball and wash around your eyes and eyelids and you can even let a little get in the eyes ( it will sting a little but the end results will make you wiggle your toes and smile.



Tired Eyes:

  • 8 oz. distilled water 
  • 1 part Calendla flowers for its moisturizing properties
  • 1 tspn Chamomile flowers for its powerful anti inflammatory properties
  • 1 part echinacea for its powerful antibacterial properties



Direction: Bring 8 ounces of distilled water to a boil add herbs and turn down to a low simmer, put a ld on it and lit simmer on very low for 30 minutes or until reduced by one half. remove from heat and let cool strain and filter with a fine cotton cloth and make sure their are no particle or debre in the wash. fill an sterile eyecup 1/4 way and wash your eye moving your eyeball up down left right and around several times. repeat process 3 time daily

Another Method: is to soak a quartered tissue very well in rose water and place it over the eyelids for 30 mins will sooth and revitalize your eyes very fast.


Conjunctivitis:


  • 8 oz. distilled water 
  • 1 part goldenseal for its powerful anti septic properties
  • 1 tspn Chamomile flowers for its powerful anti inflammatory properties
  • 1 part echinacea for its powerful antibacterial properties


Direction: Bring 8 ounces of distilled water to a boil add herbs and turn down to a low simmer, put a ld on it and lit simmer on very low for 30 minutes or until reduced by one half. remove from heat and let cool strain and filter with a fine cotton cloth and make sure their are no particle or debre in the wash. fill an sterile eyecup 1/4 way and wash your eye moving your eyeball up down left right and around several times. repeat process 3 time daily. 


Another aid  Make a organic milk and honey mixture and wash your eyes this is a quick home remedy with antiseptic properties. and will help calm the inflammation.simply wash the outside of your eyes with a sterile cotton ball as needed.

Natural Solutions for Dog Asthma

Natural Solutions for Asthma in dogs:

Asthma can be a burden on all the dogs main systems, causing fatigue, tiredness irritability, anxiety, panic attacks. However a few good Natural solutions for these multi-leged critters are available in both essential and herbal for:

Essential oil Method requires a defuser close to but not where the dog can get at it.
Fill your diffuser with tap water and add the following essential oils:

  • 1 drop of Eucalyptus essential oil
  • 3 drops of Lavender essential oil
  • 2 drops of Lemon essential oil


The lemon essential oil will clean the air of toxins  thus creating a freshness to the air. The Lavender ant-micro bile properties will aid in defeating any bacteria’s in the air and lungs particularly suseptible  by asthma. The Eucalyptus essential oil will aid in maintaining open brachial and nasal airways particularly those irritated and inflamed by allergens. 


The Herbal Method:
 Requires either making a Tea, Concoction, Tincture or Sprinkling the powdered form of the herb on their food. Some herbs that work well are:


  • Marshmallow root 
  • Sage (Be careful using if your dog has epilepsey)
  • Slippery elm bark
  • Rose Hips For vitamin C ( 125 mg. twice daily after feedings) if dog gets diarrhea reduce dosage until diarrhea stops.
  • Mullein: for its nutritional properties and will aid in the stopping of coughing Give 8 ounces daily orally (add food grade vegetable glycerine to sweeten no sugar)


Making a Concoction:

  1. Bring 2 cups of distilled water to a Boil
  2. Add herbs and lower heat to a low simmer( Do not let boil!!!)
  3. continue to simmer on low heat for 15 minutes. (30 minutes if using bark or root herbs)


Finally, strain and press the herbs (all the potent enzymes remain within the soaked Plant parts) adding  a more concentrated effect to the concoction and becoming more potent overall for its application.  Let cool and use as needed.