Having a Sore Eye can be very annoying for anyone. Sore Eye is quite common and most of us have it at some point or other in our lives. Sore Eyes can be caused if some debris or dirt enters the eye while we are out. It can also be caused due to an insect bite somewhere around the eye region. One can also get sore eyes by spending endless hours in front of a laptop, desktop, or TV.

Sore Eye is not a condition for which we rush to an emergency room or contact an eye specialist. There are quite a few natural and herbal treatments that are available that can effectively treat Sore Eyes. This article gives a brief overview of some of the Natural and Herbal Treatments for Sore Eyes.

Natural and Herbal Treatment for Sore Eyes

Natural and Herbal Treatment for Sore Eyes

Below mentioned are some of the natural and home remedies to treat Sore Eyes.

Apple Cider Vinegar with Water

A mixture of Apple Cider Vinegar and water is also quite an effective home remedy for treatment of Sore Eyes. Soak a clean piece of cotton in a mixture of a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar and water. Place this piece of cotton on the eyelids with the eyes closed. This will provide a soothing effect to the eyes and help- you in treatment of Sore Eyes.

Honey

One of the most effective natural treatments for sore eyes is honey. Just put 2-3 drops of pure honey on the affected eye, you may feel a stinging pain for a couple of seconds but later it will give you a soothing effect.

Cucumber

Applying slices of cucumber is also quite an effective natural treatment for Sore Eyes. Cucumber is a cooling agent and has a cooling effect on the eyes. Thus, if you place cucumber on the eyes it will give not only a cooling effect but also will soothe a tired eye and you will notice immediate relief from Sore Eyes. It works best when you soak the slices of cucumber in ice cold water for about 10 minutes and then apply it to the eyes with the eyes closed for approximately 10 minutes. This will immediately treat the symptoms of Sore Eyes.

Splash Eyes with Cold Water

This is quite a common and effective natural way for treating Sore Eyes. All you need to do is splash the eyes with some cold water and if this does not provide relief you can use ice cubes wrapped in a towel and place them on the eyes for some time. This will provide immediate relief from sore eyes. You should ensure that ice cubes should not be applied directly on the eyes as it may worsen the condition.

Frozen Foods

In case if there is no cold water or ice cubes available at a particular time, you can apply frozen food or other frozen items to get relief from Sore Eyes. Take the frozen food item and wrap it around a clean cloth and place it on your eyes for about 10 minutes. This will provide immediate relief from sore eyes naturally.

Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera is perhaps one of the most widely used herbal remedy to treat various illnesses. This herb has plenty of healing properties and using it for Sore Eyes is also quite helpful. You can squeeze the juice of Aloe Vera and put in the freezer for a short while. Mix it with cold water and then dip a clean cloth into this mixture and place the cloth on your eyes. This will provide immediate relief and treat Sore Eyes.

Castor Oil Eyedrops

Castor oil is widely used for treating various eye infections. Thus castor oil eyedrop can be used for treating Eye Sore as well. All you need to do is buy castor oil eyedrops and apply it to the eyes a couple of drops two to three times a day for relief from Sore Eyes.

Rose Water

This is yet another effective herbal remedy for treating sore eyes. All you need to do is dip a piece a cloth in rose water and place it on your eyelids with the eyes closed. This will provide instant relief from Sore Eyes.

Cold Bread

This may sound weird but very few people know that cold bread has antiinflammatory properties especially for the eyes. All you need to do it put two loaves of cold bread on your eyes for some time and you will feel a soothing effect and relief from Sore Eyes.

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Written, Edited or Reviewed By:

, MD, FFARCSI

Last Modified On: July 10, 2017

Pain Assist Inc.

Pramod Kerkar
  Note: Information provided is not a substitute for physician, hospital or any form of medical care. Examination and Investigation is necessary for correct diagnosis.

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