If you have ever played sports like volleyball you know the pain of having a black eye. Not only is it painful, but the long lasting visual effects can be irritating to say the least.
Make up needs to be reapplied constantly and rather thick too in order to cover a black eye. Sometimes this effort doesn’t pay off at all. We have all probably had our grandmothers telling us to use raw red meats or something to that effect. This type of remedy does work in keeping the swelling down but does nothing for the color in the bruising itself.
There are different types of black eyes. Blunt force wounds caused when rounded objects impact the area of the eye or the eyeball, sharp punctures in the soft tissues around the eyes, and other trauma. The one thing they have in common is the bruising or the broken blood vessels underneath the dermis. In any case it is important to know when to go to the doctor and when to handle it yourself. If you can’t see, experience blurred vision or if the eyeball or ducts in the eye are bleeding, these would be clear indications of an emergency situation.
Homeopathic Remedies for Black Eyes
The following are well known homeopathic remedies have been used for decades, even centuries in cultures around the world to heal black eyes.
Ledum palustre should be applied after a cold agent such as an ice pack has brought down the initial swelling. Swollen and highly bruised places of the body seem to respond well.
Millefolium is typically used for wounds that include small broken blood vessels that are bleeding under the skin.
Phosphorus is used in homeopathic remedies for black eyes when a minor damage results in over bruising.
Symphytum is not only used in many remedies for broken bones or bone bruising but can help tremendously in blunt force trauma to the eye.
Of course, there are several other remedies that help with black eyes. Many stores and homeopathic practitioners have mixtures of blended elements for this specific problem too. These happen to be the most common that are not only used by themselves but those that are found in combined remedy solutions.
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