Resources » Miscellaneous Articles

Conjunctivitis and its Home Remedies

Updated: Category: Miscellaneous Articles
Author: Member Level: SilverPoints: 5 (Rs 3)


Conjunctiva is a thin membrane in front of the eyeball which covers the whole exposed surface of it.


The inflammation of the Conjunctiva is termed as Conjunctivitis. In common terms, Conjunctivitis is also known as Sore Eyes.

Causes of Conjunctivitis

Pollution, dust, moving in excessively crowded areas, dirty surrounding and environment and filthy environment result in irritation of the Conjunctiva making it susceptible for Bacterial and Viral infection and cause Sore Eyes or Conjunctivitis.

Excessive strain and prolonged working in artificial and dim light also cause Conjunctivitis.

Presentation Signs and Symptoms of Conjunctivitis

The eyes become red and inflamed with excessive itching.

Watery secretion from eyes increases with burning and granular sensation in eyes. Severe cases have pus excretion from eyes which make the eyelashes to stick to each other in the morning on account of drying of Pus.

Home Remedies for Conjunctivitis

Raw juices of Carrot and Spinach when mixed together and when used to wash the eyes with a Eye Cup have been found to be very effective.

Combination of Raw Parsley (Prajmoda) along with Carrot Juice has also been found to reduce Conjunctivitis and sooth the eyes of their stressed condition.

Honey has also a good place in the treatment of Conjunctivitis.

Other different types of treatments available easily at home are:

1. Decoction of Coriander in lukewarm water.
2. Cold water fomentation
3. Exercises for relaxing eye strain.


Dr. Apurva Tamhane

Read related articles: Conjunctivitis   Conjunctive Remedies   

Did you like this resource? Share it with your friends and show your love!

Responses to "Conjunctivitis and its Home Remedies "

No responses found. Be the first to respond...


Post Comment:

  • Do not include your name, "with regards" etc in the comment. Write detailed comment, relevant to the topic.
  • No HTML formatting and links to other web sites are allowed.
  • This is a strictly moderated site. Absolutely no spam allowed.
  • Name:   Sign In to fill automatically.
    Email: (Will not be published, but required to validate comment)

    Type the numbers and letters shown on the left.

    Submit Article     Return to Article Index

    Online People

    Like Us?

    Top Contributors
      Last 7 Days

        Copyright © SpiderWorks Technologies Pvt Ltd., Kochi, India
        All Rights Reserved.