How to Get Rid of Stye at Home Naturally
The tiny boil on your eyelid is becoming bigger and is getting in your way.
You would like to get rid of it at the earliest and are contemplating a visit to the doctor. But did you know that you can yourself get rid of the boil, generally known as a stye, at home? Using natural substances and methods, it is quite easy to clear this boil from your eyelid in a few days.
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A stye, medically known as a hordeolum, generally appears as a boil on the outside of the e yelid, though it can also form inside it. It is an acute bacterial infection caused by the staphylococcus bacteria, which attacks the base of the eyelashes or oil glands on the eyelids. The affected eyelid swells and becomes red, and the eye begins to water profusely. In a couple of days it becomes yellowish with pus, causing much irritation and pain.
Pus can also form if the stye is on the inside of the eyelid, and it is more painful in such cases. Further, internal styes tend to form cysts on the inside of the eyelid once the stye heals.
Styes are normally the result of staphylococcal infection. These bacteria generally reside on the surface of the skin. Occasionally, when they find a break in the skin, or an opening such as the root of an eyelash where there is an excess of oily discharge, they enter and infect the surrounding area.
One needs to be careful about the type of eye makeup one uses. Inferior brands of makeup can give rise to this infection, apart from incomplete cleaning of the makeup. Stress and hormonal imbalances are also responsible for occurrence of styes. Those who have blepharitis or reddening of the eyelids, are more susceptible to occurrence of styes.
The easiest natural way to get rid of a stye is to warm it with a hot compress, so that the fluids held within it get heated and drain out. A hand-towel, dipped in bearably hot water should be held against the stye for 10 minutes at a times, 3-4 times a day, for this treatment to be effective.
A mild solution of boric acid in hot water can also be used as above.
Another natural substance found useful in the treatment of a stye is coriander seeds or dhania. Boil some dhania seeds in 500 ml of water, cool it and use it to wash the eye with a clean cloth, 3-4 times a day.
A thick paste of turmeric powder in water, applied to the eyelid and allowed to dry will see the stye shrinking in some time. Care should however be taken to see that the turmeric powder does not enter the eyes.
A moderately hot tea bag placed over the stye, will aid in draining out all the pus from the stye. Thereafter the eyelid should be thoroughly washed with salt solution followed by clean water. Do this 3-4 times daily till the stye subsides.
Chamomile tea works equally well in removing the fluids from the stye. Make some chamomile tea, soak a soft cloth or cotton wool in it and place it over the stye. Clean off with clear water. Repeat 4-5 times during the day.
Rubbing a gold ring over the stye is also a remedy for healing a stye.
Do you need more remedies for healing the stye in your eyelid? A Professional Natural Therapist will be able to give you many more solutions.
Do get in touch with one of them at the earliest.
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