Eye allergies, also known as allergic conjunctivitis, are an immune response that occurs when the eye comes into contact with an irritating substance. May include pollen, dust, smoke and odors, thus triggering the immune system, to defend the eye against harmful foreign invaders, thinking that the objects that touched the eye are viruses of the bacteria, according to the site of the Health Site.
The immune system triggers irritable symptoms, including itching, redness, tears, swelling of the eyelids, and in some cases and people, eye sensitivity is associated with eczema and asthma.
Eye allergies often affect the mucous membranes of the eye, which act as a protective shield for the eye. The interaction of the immune system with allergens results in the following symptoms:
Redness of the eyes
Itching in the eye
Swollen around the eyes
Burn in the eye.
Some medications taken orally can help reduce eye sensitivity, these medications include:
Antihistamines, such as lauratadine (clarinet) or diphhenhydramine (benadril)
Anticonvulsants, such as pseudoephedrine (pseudoephed) or oxytiazolin (nasal spray)
Steroids, such as prednisone (Deltasone)
All of which are preferably under medical supervision and from a specialist doctor
What are the natural remedies for eye allergies?
There are many natural remedies for eye allergies in Indian Ayurvedic medicine, all of which are tried and tested.
Cold water compresses
Cold water compresses to calm and moisten the eye, reduce irritation and redness associated with eye sensitivity. Clean and soft cloth can be used, immersed in cold water or crushed ice, and placed on the inflamed eye for 5-10 minutes. And you can repeat this method until the problem is over and the eye relaxes, with a different cloth with each eye to avoid infection.
Chamomile contains anti-inflammatory compounds, microbes and germs and soothing at the same time, so it is a wonderful treatment for eye sensitivity, according to experts Ayurvedic medicine, and to use chamomile should be boiled on fire first, then cooled in the refrigerator and then dipping a piece of cloth and put it on the eye inflamed , It is repeated three times daily, and over three days, with the need to use a different cloth with each eye to avoid the infection.
Turmeric Powder contains many medical properties that help remove eye sensitivity, reduce swelling, and its anti-inflammatory and bacterial properties help to purify and calm the eye.
To use turmeric in the treatment of eye allergies, put a tablespoon of turmeric in a cup of boiling water, and dipping a clean and soft cloth, and placed on the eye inflamed, and Tim repeated it every day until the symptoms disappear