Natural Remedies for Pink Eye

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Posted by Lovenlight (Levittown, Pa) on 06/18/2012
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While traveling in europe I woke up this morning with swollen eyes filled with pus and oozing!! And very painful! I could not believe it!! Felt like a kid with the worst snooty nose ever only it was oozing from eyes.. I went to my PC to look for a natural cure... And found this site.. After reading about the green tea... I ran to the kitchen found some green tea bags that also had orange and ginger in it and thought wth.. What do I have to lose.. Steeped for 2 min 2 tea bags placed them on my eyes and squeezed to let the tea into my eyes and re dipped them every 10 min to keep them warm after 30 min.. Amazing my eyes were clear, stopped oozing and no more pain or swelling..!! BEST cure EVER!


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Posted by Corry (Detroit, Mi) on 01/08/2012
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I had an eye infection over the course of a week. I put some antibiotic drops in my eye a couple times and it started to get better, so naturally I went out of town that weekend and didn't think about bringing more drops. When I woke up the next day with my entire eyelid swollen and red, I decided to try washing with green tea. I steeped the tea in a mug and then cooled the water til it didn't burn. I washed all around my eye (lid, corners, creases) and then turned my head slightly to the side to let the warm tea get inside my eye (this doesn't hurt, the heat actually takes away some of the soreness! ) I washed my eye out this way every two to three hours and before I went to bed. At first, I thought this was making it worse, but after a solid 24 hours, I started to see results. Now after a few days, my eye is pretty much back to normal, although I'm going to continue with the washing until I'm sure the infection is gone. This remedy was great, although it took a little time.


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Posted by Brad (San Rafael, Ca) on 04/26/2010
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True enough, green tea bags do work if you've got watery, pussy, red, swollen eyes. Yea!

Here's what I did, and it worked exceptionally: brew a nice cup of hot green tea using TWO bags.........let it cool some but keep it hot, but not scalding.......go into the bathroom or use the kitchen sink when ready.

Now, take a bag in each hand and start to slowly rub the bag full of the hot brew on your closed eyes. Obviously a key part of this is that the water not be too hot BUT it should be fairly hot. When you feel it, it's going to give comfort to your bleary eyes, believe me. You are going to love the effect of the heat, and I believe that's part of the cure too - the heat. When the bags cool off some keep dipping into the hot tea again and again. Touch them to your eyes, hold them on your eyes, let them seep into your eyes.

Occasionally tilt your head to the side and run some of the liquid smack INTO your eyes. Roll your eyeball around.

That's it. It will take 24-48 hours to get rid of the pink eye, but you'll get almost instant relief. Keep doing the procedure every 2-4 hours if possible. Enjoy. This cure might be a little less humiliating than the one where you urinate into your own eye....if you're going to try that one don't let mama catch you.


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Posted by Jeff (Irvine, Ca) on 01/12/2010
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Green Tea Cured Pink Eye

I awakened on Wednesday of last week with a crusty, gooey, left eye that was very red and felt as though my pupil was dilated. I boiled water and steeped a bag of green tea in a 1/2 cup of water for 20 minutes. Once the tea bag was at a comfortable temperature, I put on my eyelid and allowed some tea to drizzle into the eye. I kept the tea bag there for approximately 10 minutes and then repeated the procedure several more times throughout the day. Within 24 hours my eye was completely back to normal. Thanks Earth Clinic for the remedy!


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Posted by Brittney (Acworth, GA) on 06/03/2008
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I just wanted everyone to know that #1 this site is great! i first found this site looking for a pink eye cure for my two daughters (ages 2 and 3) well i tried the green tea remedy on each of them and within a few days (i think it was 3days) their pink eye was gone! never had to go to the doctor or anything. I did however change up the process a little.(they had a pretty severe case of pink eye)

So what i did was i put about 3 drops of colloidal silver in each eye then i placed a warm tea bag over each eye and left it on for about 15-20 minutes (i steeped the tea just as if i were making a cup of tea)and at first when i removed the tea bag i could see the green mucousy stuff floating around in the eyes like it was being pulled out of the crevices or something. it was nasty. but by the 2nd day it had pretty much cleared up. i followed that same procedure-silver then warm green tea bag-about 2-3x a day for 3days and it has not come back! that was almost a month ago. p.s. the secret to getting the tea bags on the eyes of people so young is to wait until nap time or bed time (in case anyone was wondering how i managed to do that). so anyway-thanks for the help! God bless.


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Posted by Molly (Bard, CA) on 05/01/2008
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I tried soaking my eye in green tea to cure my pink eye several hours after I realized I had it. It worked great! Within 24 hours my eye was no longer ichy and a lot less red! I used two tea bags in cup hot water, let it cool down, spooned some up and held the full spoon up to my eye for a minute several times throughout the day. The next morning it was notably better and I didn't have to spend any extra money or see a doctor. Thanks!


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Posted by samara (compton, california) on 04/27/2008
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2 days ago i got "pink eye" and i didnt notice till later on. and i went to the mall and starbucks and everything and i was so embarrased to buy something or talk to someone of my pink eye. so when i came home i looked at this website and i did the "green tea bag method" so i boiled a cup of water, poured it into a cup and put 2 green tea bags in there. later when it cooled down ALITTLE bit i placed it on my eye. also i let some drip into my eye. its been 1 hour already and its clearing up already. its like 90% white :] thanks to this method i can go in public embarasse freeeee<3 thanksss :]


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Posted by Scott (Wareham, Ma) on 02/24/2008
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REMEDY GREEN TEA BAGS Ailment Pink eye,I had pink eye for about a week and I went to two different pharmacys and they didn't help one little bit nor did they seem like they wanted to.So I am was thinking to myself that there must be some type of remedy besides going to the doctor for something as minor as a eye infection.Well I discoverd this website and read about the green tea solution,and let me tell you I had A PRETTY BAD CASE OF THE PINK EYE AND it WAS getting worse.Well,so I went to the local super market and they had the green tea and I brought home and made a cup of tea just like one of the other people that I read about and put the tea bag on each I while it was still warm for about a minute or two and what a relief. I wouldn't have believed it but it really did work incredible well.I am thinking maybe any tea might work,WHO KNOW.I WILL HALF TO test it next time I have pink eye.-Scott


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Posted by Joseph (Boston, Mass) on 01/23/2008
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I would like to thank everyone for there help. Well I have pink eye and needing to do something to help, my eyes felt like sandpaper or grit in them. So I tried the green tea method using two bags of long life Tea herbal tea. First I boiled one cup of water then placed the two bags in the cup I made a cup of tea to drink ,,LOL,, then placed the two bags one on each eye after cooled but still warm and it was amazing my eyes felt great I left the bags on while lying down for only ten minutes and after my eyes felt great.

I did hear of warm compress for pink eye but never thought of using a tea bag.


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Posted by Ruth (Hortonville, Wisconsin) on 08/26/2007
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I didn't believe the tea bag cure, but figured it was worth a try to save time and money of going to the doctor. I treated both eyes as I knew from past experiences that they would both be infected soon. I brewed two tea bags in a glass of water, let the bags in the boiling water until it cooled down. I then put the bags without squeezing them dry on my eyes for 15-20 minutes. They did leak a bit so I put a towel around my face and sat back in the easy chair. I also did let some of the liquid drip in my eyes. I did this three times yesterday, and today I'm ready to go out in public! Even my family couldn't believe how fast they cleared up! Thanks so much for your help!


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Posted by kimberly (Pembroke pines, Florida) on 08/06/2007
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Thanks for this website, When I woke up on August 3 I had the pink eye. I tried that day treating it with saline solution but it continued to ache and the eye was red. However, I checked this site and found a remedy. That evening, I made green tea and applied the bag to my eye and allowed some to drop in my eye. Instantly the pain and redness was gone. When I woke the next morning the pink eye was completely gone. Thank you, this is awesome. Now I have a natural cure for the rest of my family.