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Remedies for stye that speed up recovery

Hordeolum (stye) represents the appearance of a small growth, like a pimple, on the eyelid. The pitcher is most often caused by bacterial infections with Staphylococcus aureus.

CAUTION: Do not confuse with the chalazion hordeolum. Thus, although both are also known as the pitcher and have the appearance of a pimple, chalazion is caused by blockage of the glands Tarsa Meibomius. Normally none of these does affect eye sight.

Causes of the hordeolum

Stye is caused by a bacterial infection with Staphylococcus aureus. This infection is in turn caused by the following factors:

  • weakened immune systems;
  • some cosmetics;
  • wiping or rubbing eyes frequently.


Clinical manifestations of stye are:

  • mild pain;
  • mild tenderness in the affected area;
  • eyelid inflammation;
  • excessive tearing of the eyes;
  • discomfort during blinking;
  • sensitivity to light;

Home remedies for hordeolum

  1. Drink every day dandelion tea to detoxify the body.
  2. Boil a few leaves of acacia (Acacia catechu) in 2 cups of water. Apply as compresses this infusion on the eyelid.
  3. Boil 1 teaspoon coriander seeds in water. Use the resulting tea to clean eyelids.
  4. Heat some guava leaf and apply them over the closed eyelids.
  5. Simmer little turmeric powder in 2 cups water, until that remain only half the initial amount of liquid. Strain the resulting tea and apply a few drops to the eyes 2-3 times a day.
  6. Place 2-3 granules of alum in water. Use the mixture to clean eyelids.

Other tips on fighting hordeolum

  1. Wash the face as many times a day.
  2. Apply wet green tea teabags on the eyelids.

Remedies for stye that speed up recovery