Often, the eyes of a newborn turn red and begin to fester, the cause of this can be conjunctivitis and dacryocystitis. At the first symptoms, you should immediately contact an ophthalmologist who will prescribe the necessary treatment for the baby. In this case, safe traditional medicine can be used as an auxiliary therapy.
- - shiksha or black crow;
- - eyebright;
- - sage;
- - calendula flowers;
- - inflorescences of pharmaceutical chamomile;
- - water.
A shiksha or black crow will help cope with conjunctivitis in a newborn. On the basis of this medicinal herb, a healing infusion is prepared. Take 5 g of crushed dried raw materials and steam it with a glass of boiling water, after which the dishes with this composition are placed on low heat for 12-15 minutes. The finished product is filtered and cooled. They wash their inflamed eyes, make lotions and compresses. The duration of treatment is determined individually. The same medicinal decoction can be used to treat iritis, keratitis and blepharitis.
When treating the eyes of the crumbs, a decoction of eyebright can be prescribed. To prepare this healing agent, take 4-5 g (this is 1 tablespoon) of crushed dry eyebright, brew it with a glass of boiling water, then put the container with the mixture on low heat for 10-13 minutes, then remove the dishes from the stove and insist the composition for half an hour … After the drug is filtered and rubbed against the eyes.
Sage infusion will help reduce inflammation. His recipe is as follows: 1 tbsp. chopped dry sage and 230-250 ml of water. The medicinal herb is brewed with boiling water, the composition is brought to a boil, after which, after removing the container from the heat, the mixture is infused for 10-13 minutes and filtered. With a drug prepared according to this recipe, wipe the baby's eyes.
In case of eye inflammation in a newborn, it is recommended to use a drug made from 1 tsp. (with a slide) of dry crushed calendula flowers (they can be replaced with 5-7 fresh ones) and 100 ml of water. Flowers are brewed with boiling water, after which the composition is insisted for 17-20 minutes in a thermos and filtered. The eyes are washed with the prepared infusion.
Chamomile infusion is an effective treatment for babies' eyes. To prepare this healing remedy, take 2 tbsp. dry inflorescences of pharmacy chamomile and steamed with 250 ml of boiling water. After 20-23 minutes, filter the infusion and rub the baby's eyes with it: this drug perfectly relieves inflammation, and also, having an antibacterial effect, effectively fights infection, therefore it can be used in the treatment of conjunctivitis.