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Homeopathic Remedies for Blepharitis

What is Blepharitis?

Blepharitis is an inflammation and irritation of the margins of the eyelids and is a very common eye ailment.  The causes of blepharitis comes from a variety of problems such as infection, allergy and also skin cancers.

Look out for its symptoms such as redness, a feeling of grit and the margins are covered with soft greasy scales which can dry into crusts and cause the eyelids to stick together.  Blepharitis can sometimes be mistaken for “dry eye” due the feeling of grittiness.  Lubricating eye drops which can provide relief for dry eye is not effective in the case of blepharitis.

Homeopathic Remedies

Symptoms: Swollen eyelids, red eruptions and margins are covered with crust and scales
Homeopathic medicine: Graphites
Potency: 200

Symptoms: In chronic cases, eyes can be dull, red, sunken, itching or inflamed, canthi fissured
Homeopathic medicine: Antim Crud
Potency: 200

Symptoms: Throbbing needle-like pain in the inflamed lids, pus about to form and already formed, worse by cold application
Homeopathic medicine: Hepar Sulph
Potency: 200

Symptoms: Acne in face, sties tends to be formed
Homeopathic medicine: Pulsatilla
Potency: 30

Symptoms: Severe blepharitis, eyelids ulcerated, aching eyeballs, sensitive to cold application
Homeopathic medicine: Merc Cor
Potency: 30