The phrase”I am what I eat” is appropriate in the conversation about the eyes. If you eat more apricots, rich in lutein and zeaxalth, you can save your eyes from fatigue syndrome. A carrot juice and fresh carrots – sources of vitamin A, protecting the retina from ultraviolet rays.
If tired eyes need quick help, you should pay attention to the advice of professional ophthalmologists. And they recommend eye drops and compresses.
Drops for tired eyes, which are called”artificial tear”, moisturize the mucous membrane. That is, protect against the harmful effects of the environment.
Compresses, in turn, relieve tension, redness. The most famous – cotton swabs, impregnated with strong tea brew. Tea compresses for the eyes should be made from cold tea leaves and keep on the eyelids for at least 10 minutes.
A compilation of cabbage, chopped into small pieces, will get rid of the swelling. Suitable cabbage is also suitable for this purpose. It should be crushed to the state of gruel and applied to the eyelids up to 4 times a day.
Decoction of meadow cornflowers – a good tool in the fight for a healthy eye shine. To make it, you need to take 40 grams of flowers and 1 liter of boiling water. The mixture is insisted for 10 minutes, filtered through gauze and cool.
Tired eyes will cure the chemist`s daisy. Flowers (3 tablespoons) are put in enameled dishes, pour a glass (200 g) of boiled water and insist 15 minutes in a water bath. The prepared solution can be stored in the refrigerator for three days.
To”temper” the eyes, prolong the period of working capacity, you can do 1-2 times a week contrast compresses. They need 2 tanks – with cold and hot water.
Alternately apply to the eyelids gauze tampons of different temperatures (each time for 10 seconds). Repeat three times.
After the procedure, you need to hold your eyes closed for a while so that they rest. And the skin around them needs to be lubricated with cream, driving it with gentle touches of fingertips.
This procedure strengthens the blood vessels in the eyes. That is, protects them from inflammation and swelling, keeps eyesight.
By the way, water can be replaced with a decoction of the same chamomile or cornflower. Thus, we will do two things at the same time – and we will be treated and carry out a preventive measure.
If there is no broth or tea under your hands, wash with cold water. As you know, she removes fatigue and gives a feeling of vivacity.