Homeopathic Cure For Conjunctivitis

conjunctivitis.jpgconjunctivitis.jpgConjunctivitis can be transmitted from one person to another by casual contact, sharing towels or pillow cases, facial contact, or sharing of cosmetics.  It can occur before, during, or after a cold or upper respiratory infection because the same virus which causes the cold can cause conjunctivitis.

Viral conjunctivitis is very contagious in the first 10-12 days and may last up to 2-3 weeksAlthough this is commonly a viral occurrence but sometimes bacteria can be involved. When bacteria are present in this infection there will be thick yellow-green mucus.

Treatment For Conjunctivitis

Mercurius: Widely used in homeopathic remedies for eye infections. It also yields positive results in other eye infections involving the glands and styes.

Pulsatilla: When thick yellow or itchy mucus is present this remedy is usually provided by homeopathic professionals. A suffer that needs this specific homeopathic treatment for conjunctivitis often displays emotional distress and only be relieved by cool refreshing air.

Argentum nitricum: If the patient is having swelling with yellowish or pus-like discharge, and redness and inflammation of the whites and inner corners of the eyes, suggest the use of this remedy.

Hepar sulphuris calcareum: When the eyes feel sore or bruised, with inflammation and burning pain, this remedy may be indicated. Yellow discharge can stick the eyelids shut, especially in the morning.

Natrum muriaticum: Swollen lids with burning tears and a feeling that the eyes are bruised suggest a need for this remedy. Mucus or pus forms and can make the eyelids stick together.

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