Eyebright

Scientific Name

Euphrasia rostokoviana


Overview

Eyebright treats conditions with the eyes such as eye inflammation and conjunctivitis.  It also performs anti-catarrhal (a disease of the mucous membranes), anti-inflammatory, and astringent (affecting tissues) actions.


Function


Forms Available


Recommended Intake


Deficiency


Sources in the Diet


Challenges Presented


Watson Products


Sources

  1. [0] – http://www.nytimes.com/1865/03/03/news/chronic-catarrh-its-symptoms-causes-effects-few-practical-remarks-dr-lighthill.html
  2. [0] – http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/astringent
  3. [0] – The New Encyclopedia of Vitamins, Minerals, Supplements, and Herbs