Euphrasia OfficinalisEye Bright, Euphrasia, Eyebright
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Euphrasia Officinalis may help, unprocessed Euphrasia Officinalis may be best avoided.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Euphrasia Officinalis in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
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.
Compare: Hydrophyllum-Burr-flower-(catarrhal inflammation of eyes; hot lachrymation with itching, swollen lids, dull headache; also for effects of Poison-Oak); Allium Cepa Cepa; Arsenicum Album Ars.; Gelsemium Sempervirens Gels.; Kali-hyd.; Sabadilla Sabadilla.
Bursting headache with dazzling of eyes
Catarrhal headache, with profuse discharge from eyes and nose.
Pain, headache; with catarrh
Catarrhal conjunctivitis; discharge of acrid matter
The eyes water all the time
thin and acrid.) Burning and swelling of the lids
Frequent inclination to blink
Free discharge of acrid matter
Sticky mucus on cornea; must wink to remove it
Pressure in eyes
Little blister on cornea
spots; edges of
of catarrh from cold
wounds; conjunctiva (external lining of eye)
Pain; burning, smarting, gnawing, biting
burning, smarting, gnawing, biting; margins of lids
pressing; in corner; inner
Intolerance of light (photophobia)
Swellings; glandular swellings
with running nose
acrid smell (strong and sharp)
Ulceration; cornea (transparent part of eye)
Redness and heat of cheeks
Stiffness of upper lip.
Skin; out-breaks on skin; cheeks
Discharge from nose; bland
Profuse, fluent coryza, with violent cough and abundant expectoration.
Running or blocked nose (coryza)
morning; with cough and expectoration
Frequent yawning when walking in open air
Profuse, fluent coryza in morning, with much cough and expectoration
Gags when clearing the throat in morning
Whooping-cough only in day-time, with profuse lachrymation.
mouthful at a time
Hawked up; mucus
First stage of measles; eye symptoms marked
Consequence of external injuries.
Out-breaks on skin; measles
Nausea and bitterness after smoking.
Stomach; Vomiting from hawking mucus
Pressure down in anus when sitting
Nocturnal irritability of bladder; dribbling urine.
Amenorrhoea, with ophthalmia.
Male; Spasmodic retraction of genitals, with pressure above pubic bone
Condyloma and sycotic excrescences
Female; Menses Painful; flow lasts only an hour or day; late, scanty, short
Fever and chill
Chilly and cold
Sear mostly on chest, at night during sleep.
WORSE, in evening, indoors, warmth; south winds, from light.
Chilliness (see also whole body; temperature)
Fever with skin out-break; measles
Sleep and dreams
Yawning when walking in open air
Sleepy during day.
Pain; burning externally
Swelling; of affected parts