eyebright


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eyebright

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.
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A bath of Eyebright was very popular with the hunting community after a heavy day in a head wind -- a reference to the mounted variety.
Eyebright, xanthium, and stinging nettle ease respiratory pain and discomfort.
Three ships C.V Alliance St-Louis, C.V Nysted Maersk and M.T Argent Eyebright carrying containers and palm oil are expected to take berths at QICT and LCT respectively on April 15, while two more ships C.V Hanjin Los Angles and C.V CMA CGM Moliere are due to arrive at Port Qasim on April 16, the sources said.
A Plunket outreach immunisation team, which boosted immunisation rates in its Counties Manukau community to more than 95 per cent, has won the 2012 Eyebright Award for Working Together.
The herb plantain has centuries of use as an anticatarrhal and combined with marigold and eyebright can clear up sinus conditions.
The hedgerows are full of plants such as umbels, shepherd's purse and eyebright. Above, a greater skua keeps an eye out for food, and swallows dive and swoop for insects.
AllergEase is made with a unique blend of organic herbal extracts, produced exclusively within the United States, including nettle, eyebright, elderflower, plantain, Vitamin C and menthol.
Uwchben roedd cri'r gwylanod a dan draed roedd tresgl y moch, yr effros (eyebright; euphrasia) a melog y cwen (lousewort; pedicularis sylvatica) yn creu carped lliwgar ac roedd swn y tonnau'n llepian yn ddistaw ar y creigiau.
These somber leanings are countered throughout the book by references to "eyebright," a flower properly known as euphrasia and traditionally used as a healing herb.
Animals' Apawthecary Eye & Nose Herbal Drops contain sodium chloride, boric acid, sodium borate, and extracts of certified organic goldenseal, eyebright, and usnea.
For starters, she recommends freeze-dried stinging nettles, which may help alleviate runny nose and sinus congestion; eyebright, which soothes red, itchy, watery eyes; and the supplement quercetin, a bioflavonoid often found packaged with Vitamin C, which can also be an effective antihistamine.
Aside from goldenseal, other common herbs in the Australasian herbalist's pharmacopeia which are currently listed as 'at risk' by the UPS (United Plant Savers, an American organisation which has compiled extensive data on the sustainable use of medicinal plants) including black cohosh (Actaea racemosa, Cimicifuga racemosa), eyebright (Euphrasia spp), goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis), Korean ginseng (Panax ginseng), wild yam (Dioscorea villosa), and even the immensely popular echinacea (Ecinacea purpurea and spp) (UPS 2008).