Home Remedies for Conjunctivitis
Conjunctivitis refers to an inflammation of the conjunctiva, the thin transparent membrane
covering the front of the eye. This is also referred to as having 'sore eyes' and is a very
common form of eye trouble. It spreads from person to person through direct contact
Overcrowding, dirty surroundings and unhealthy living conditions can cause epidemics of this
The eyeball and underside of the eyelids become inflammed. At first, die eyes are red and
itchy. Later, there may be a watery secretion. In more serious cases, mere is pus formation,
which dries up during sleep, making die lashes stick together.
Conjunctivitis results from bacterial or a virus infection or eye-strain. Prolonged work under
artificial light and excessive use of the eyes in one way or die other, no doubt, contribute
towards the disease. But its real cause can be traced to a catarrhal condition of die system
resulting from general toxaemia due to dietetic errors, and a faulty style of living. The patient
generally suffers from colds or other ailments indicative of a general catarrhal condition.