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9 Effective Home Remedies For Sore Eyes

Sore eyes, undoubtedly is a common eye infection, which we regularly experience. It causes due to excessive eye strain, dust or pollution. Sore eyes can happen to children and babies as well. Why use harmful medicines when we can treat sore eyes at home with some common home ingredients.

Here Are Some Of The Effective Home Remedies For Sore Eyes:

1. Cold Water:

Cold water acts as an effective remedy for treating sore eyes at home. This remedy is the best treatment for children and babies. Simply splash your eyes with cold water. Or you can also use ice cubes by wrapping it in a soft towel and keep it over your eyes. Repeat this daily until the soreness disappears.

 Cold Water

2. Honey And Milk:

Honey is a very powerful ingredient and a common home remedy for treating sore eyes. It really works well when combined with warm milk. Make a smooth mixture by adding the same quantity of honey and warm milk. Use it as an eye compressor using a soft cloth or cotton balls.

Honey And Milk

3. Cold Spoons:

The cold spoon is a quick and common home remedy for sore eye. Use only metal spoons as a cooling compress for your eyes. It helps in reducing the soreness and redness of your infected eyes. Chill 4 to 8 metal spoons in a glass of ice water. Put 2 spoons at a time on your sore eyes until the spoon becomes hot. Repeat the process until the soreness disappears.

Cold Spoons

4. Sliced Potatoes:

Potatoes contain astringent properties and act as a natural home remedy for sore eyes. It quickly relieves the irritation and redness of the eyes. Slice a potato and store it in the fridge for 20 minutes. Keep the chilled potatoes on your sore eyes for 15 to 20 minutes. Use this remedy for 2 days and your soreness will disappear.

Sliced Potatoes

5. Cold Milk:

Cold milk is one of the best and simple remedies for sore eyes. Simply dip a cotton ball in the cold milk. Rub gently around your eyes. Use this treatment twice a day.

Cold Milk

6. Green Tea:

Due to the presence of powerful anti-inflammatory properties in the green tea, it is considered one of the best home remedies for help relieving sore eyes. It is used for treating other eye infections as well. Take a cup of warm water and add two green tea bags in it. Let it stays until it becomes cold. Apply this solution as an eye compressor using cotton balls. Do it daily until the soreness disappears completely.

 Green Tea

7. Rose Water:

Rose water is one of the simple and effective home remedies for sore eyes. It helps in cooling the itchy sensation and reduces the swelling. Simply dip a cotton ball into the rose water. Gently apply it over your eyelids daily.

Rose Water

8. Cucumber:

Cucumber is a very useful remedy which provides a soothing effect to the sore eyes. Soak the cucumber slices in cold water for 10 minutes. Keep it over your closed eyes for 15 minutes. Use this remedy daily.


9. Castor Oil: 

Castor oil is a common ingredient which is found on many eye drop bottle. You can choose an over-the-counter eye drop containing castor oil. Also, you can simply apply 1 drop of castor oil to both the eyes. It has a soothing effect on eyes and reduces the irritation.

Castor Oil

Try the home remedies for your sore eyes and share your experiences in the comment box below.