eyebright

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Related to meadow eyebright: Euphrasia stricta
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eyebright

White flowers have purple lines, tiny leaves with bristles. Contains a bioflavonoid that strengthens the blood vessels in the back of the eye. Good for itchy, watery eyes, hay fever. Also used for coughs, congestion, sinus infections, sore throat, ear aches and headaches. The whole plant is edible. Test small amounts first.