Eye sty (stye) : Home Remedies

OVERVIEW :

Eye sty (stye) is a type of an eye infection leading to pain and irritation in eyes. It is a red bump,more of like a pimple that forms on the outside edge of your eyelid. Although, sometimes sties can form inside your eyelid as well.

 

CAUSES :

Your eyelids have lots of tiny oil glands, which can become clogged by dead skin, dirt, or oil buildup. When a gland is blocked, bacteria can grow inside. This is what causes a sty to develop.

 

SYMPTOMS :

Symptoms of a sty include pain and swelling, increased tear production, tenderness, burning sensation, itching, difficulty blinking, increased sensitivity to light, and mucus discharge from the affected eye.

 

HOME REMEDIES TREATING EYE STY :

Here are some of simple yet very effective home remedies to treat eye sty :

TAMARIND SEED :

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After extracting tamarind pulp, tamarind seeds are generally thrown away, but.. sometimes these waste seeds can also be of great use.

  • All you have to do is take a tamarind seed and start rubbing it on a hard surface by using some water (like rubbing sandalwood) to get a semi thick paste out of it. Apply this paste on affected area.
  • It will give you instant relief within few hours.
  • It also prevents reoccurring of sty.

 

OTHER REMEDY

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Another easy yet effective home remedy for eye sty  is

  • wash your hands properly and dry them well.
  • Now start rubbing your right hand’s index finger on your left palm continuously for few seconds till your finger turns a little hot.
  • once your finger turns hot, place it in on affected area (sty).
  • repeat this process for 5-6 times at a particular time. 
  • this is very effective in treating sty and gives instant relief within few hours.

 

PREVENTING STY FROM REOCCURRING  : 

Few tips that helps in preventing reoccurring of sty includes:

  1. Consume 3 gms of triphala powder along with warm cow milk once or twice a day. follow it regularly for 1-2 weeks. it is very useful in preventing frequent sty problem.
  2. One should clean their private parts daily as well as properly to prevent frequent sty problem.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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