Helpful Remedies for the Stye
A stye is a small abscess that grows on the inside or outside of the eyelid, often located at the root of an eyelash. It is a bacterial infection and the stye is filled with pus. There can be some associated symptoms which is where Homeopathy comes in and works beautifully. Here are some great remedies to help with this issue:
Apis: a stye that stings and burns. The swelling and pain are relieved by a cold compress.
Belladonna: a red stye accompanied by throbbing pain. Patient is super sensitive to light.
Euphrasia: the characteristic symptom is that it feels as though there is sand in the eye. There is also agglutination.
Hepar-sulph: a very painful stye, lots of pussy discharge and agglutination. Better by warm compress.
Pulsatilla: the styes can be recurrent. The eye is itchy and the discharge on the eye is yellow/green. Patient feels better with a cold compress and being outdoors. The styes tend to occur on the upper eyelid.
Staphysagria: for recurrent styes that are hard and occur on the upper lid. They’re not painful.
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