All burning pains in the eye, when the eye feels as if there is sand in it, causing it to water and be sensitive to bright light. Dissolve some eyebright (Euphrasia) granules in clean, boiled water and use this to wash the eye
carefully. It is possible to do this with a tea made from the eyebright herb, too.
- dry, itching eyes; eyes feel gritty
- profuse acrid tears and a runny nose with mild, bland discharge
- sensitivity to light; you have to blink constantly
- the eyes are red and you feel a burning sensation or pressure
- discharge of pus; swollen and burning eyelids
The eyes are dry, hot and feel gritty (as if you had sand in them). The symptoms are very acute and sudden, often triggered by a cold wind, eye strain or foreign bodies in the eye.
Recommended: For all acute or feverish complaints that appear suddenly and with intensity. For best results, take the remedy as soon as the symptoms appear :
- often caused by dry cold, cold wind, panic and shock
- complaints come suddenly and are extremely fierce
- fever rises rapidly and may be very high, with a hot, dry skin
- patient is extremely restless and anxious
- intense thirst for cold drinks
Bright red eyes, extreme sensitivity to light and throbbing pains
Recommended: For acute inflammations, cramping and throbbing complaints and high fever.
- often brought on by cold wet weather or wet hair
- the symptoms start suddenly (often disappearing as suddenly as they came)
- high fever, red face, little thirst, moist, sweaty skin, a desire not to be uncovered
- when feverish you feel either drowsy or irritable but not anxious (as with Aconite)
- throbbing, burning, cramping pain with red, hot, inflamed areas (e.g., throat, ear)
- sensitivity to movement, light and noise
The eyelids are heavily swollen, there are stinging pains, and cold applications bring relief.
Recommended: For stings and bites, especially bee stings; for sore throats and cystitis, and all conditions which resemble the symptoms of a bee sting.
- burning and stinging pain
- pale red, hot swelling
- the painful area is very sensitive
- throat or bladder feel constricted
- no thirst
Profuse mild, yellowish and viscous tears which coagulate the eyelids
- symptoms are often caused by cold, dampness and grief
- a desire for gentle movement in the fresh air
- mucus (cold, cough, ear, etc.) is bland, thick and yellow or green
- digestive problems often caused by fatty, rich food, pork and ice-cream
- no thirst
- weepy and moody, a desire for company and sympathy