Conjunctivitis:

 

• In conjunctivitis the white portion of the eye turns pink or reddish in colour

• It is also known as pink eye

• It is a highly contagious condition

 

Symptoms to look for:

 

• Pinkish discolouration of the eye

• Pain in the affected eye

• Itching

• Watery eyes

 

Causes:

 

• Viral infection

• Reaction to an allergen

• Chemical exposure

• Excessive strain

 

Natural home remedy using honey:

 

1. Honey fights bacterial infection and soothes the eye.

2. Take 2 cups hot water

3. Add 3 tbsp honey

4. Mix well

5. Allow the mixture to cool

6. Wash your eyes with this mixture twice a day

 

Natural home remedy using coriander leaves:

 

1. Take a handful of coriander leaves

2. Add 250 ml water

3. Boil for 15-20 min

4. Cool and strain the liquid

5. Use this decoction as an eyewash

 

Natural home remedy using potato:

 

1. Slice a potato

2. Place the slice on the infected eye

3. This will reduce the pain

 

Tips:

 

• Wear dark glasses to prevent the infection from spreading