Euphrasia OfficinalisEye Bright, Euphrasia, Eyebright
HPUS label indication: Eye irritation
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while the very dilute homeopathic remedy may help, the raw product is often best avoided.
Below are the strongest indications of Euphrasia Officinalis based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
Manifests itself in inflaming the conjunctival membrane especially, producing profuse lachrymation. Patient is better in open air. Catarrhal affections of mucous membranes especially of eyes and nose. Profuse ACRID lachrymation and bland coryza; worse, evening. Hawking up of offensive mucus.
BETTER, from Coffee, in dark.
Antidotes: Camph.; Puls. Compare: Hydrophyllum-Burr-flower-(catarrhal inflammation of eyes; hot lachrymation with itching, swollen lids, dull headache; also for effects of Poison-Oak); Cepa; Ars.; Gels.; Kali-hyd.; Sabadilla.
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Copious; mouthful at a time
Hawked up; mucus
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Catarrhal headache, with profuse discharge from eyes and nose.
Bursting headache with dazzling of eyes
Pain, headache; with catarrh
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Acrid lachrymation; bland coryza ( Opposite: Cepa
.) Discharge thick and excoriating ( Mercur
Catarrhal conjunctivitis; discharge of acrid matter
The eyes water all the time
Discoloration; redness; lids
Discoloration; redness; lids; spots; edges of
Inflammation; of catarrh from cold
Inflammation; wounds; conjunctiva (external lining of eye)
Intolerance of light (photophobia)
Pain; burning, smarting, gnawing, biting
Pain; burning, smarting, gnawing, biting; margins of lids
Pain; pressing; in corner; inner
Swellings; glandular swellings
Swellings; lids; margins
Tears; acrid smell (strong and sharp)
Tears; in wind
Tears; with cough
Tears; with running nose
Ulceration; cornea (transparent part of eye)
Free discharge of acrid matter
Frequent inclination to blink
Little blister on cornea
Pressure in eyes
Sticky mucus on cornea; must wink to remove it
thin and acrid.) Burning and swelling of the lids
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Profuse, fluent coryza, with violent cough and abundant expectoration.
Discharge from nose; bland
Discharge from nose; watery
Running or blocked nose (coryza)
Running or blocked nose (coryza); running, wet
Running or blocked nose (coryza); running, wet; morning; with cough and expectoration
Running or blocked nose (coryza); with cough
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Skin; out-breaks on skin; cheeks
Redness and heat of cheeks
Stiffness of upper lip.
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Larynx (voice box); scraping, clearing
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Nausea and bitterness after smoking.
Stomach; Vomiting from hawking mucus
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Pressure down in anus when sitting
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Male; Spasmodic retraction of genitals, with pressure above pubic bone
Nocturnal irritability of bladder; dribbling urine.
Amenorrhoea, with ophthalmia.
Condyloma and sycotic excrescences
Female; Menses Painful; flow lasts only an hour or day; late, scanty, short
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Frequent yawning when walking in open air
Gags when clearing the throat in morning
Profuse, fluent coryza in morning, with much cough and expectoration
Whooping-cough only in day-time, with profuse lachrymation.
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Sleepy during day.
Yawning when walking in open air
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Chilliness (see also whole body; temperature)
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WORSE, in evening, indoors, warmth; south winds, from light.
Chilly and cold
Fever with skin out-break; measles
Sear mostly on chest, at night during sleep.
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Consequence of external injuries.
First stage of measles; eye symptoms marked
Out-breaks on skin; measles
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Pain; burning externally
Swelling; of affected parts
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Entries on a white background are from Boericke's Materia Medica. Entries on a green background are from a reversed Kent's repertory, with some alterations to modernise the language. Uses are based on traditional homeopathic practice and have not been reviewed by the FDA.