Information on Stye
Notes, Nutrients, Herbs/Supplements, and Advice
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A common bacterial infection of a little canal within the lid. Does not respond well to antibiotics. The best treatment is to hold hot compresses against it. The bump is a collection of fluid in a little sac inside the lid.
Helpful nutrients for this condition.
- Antibiotics might be necessary for styes that will not heal.
- Never squeeze a stye it could spread to the blood stream.
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Helpful herbs and supplements for this condition.
Raspberry Leaf Tea
Make a tea from the raspberry leaf, then cool. Makes an excellent eye wash to treat styes. Can also make a compress from the raspberry leaf tea and treat the eye for 10 to 15 minutes as needed.
- In order to promote healing, place a hot compress on the stye for ten minutes four to six times a day.
- Those who frequently develop styes should increase their vitamin A intake.