As the name suggests, Eyebright is usedfor eye problems bothexternally as a compress or eyewash, andinternally in the form of atea, liquid tincture or tablet.Conjunctivitis is one eye complaintthat should respond well to thisherb, as well as tired, stinging,inflamed and/or sensitive eyes.

The combined astringent and anti-inflammatory activity of Eyebrightmayexplain its use as an anti-catarrhal (or mucus resolving)herb,particularly effective for excessive mucus in the ears ornose.Eyebright is commonly used for sinusitis, nasal catarrh and middleearproblems. This action is also useful for other discharges frommucousmembranes throughout the body.