Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Four Ways to Sooth Your Eyes - Naturally

CHAMOMILE EYE SOOTHER


1/8 Chamomile Tea Bags
1 cup Distilled Water


Heat the distilled water to a point of boiling and remove from heat after it comes to a full rolling boil. Add the tea bags and let them sit there until the water is lukewarm. Remove them and squeeze out the excess liquid. Place the tea bags on your closed eyes for 15 minutes. Remove and discard. The infusion can be stored in the fridge for up to 3 days and used as hair or facial rinse.




CALENDULA EYE SOOTHER


2 Tbsps dried calendula blossoms
1/3 cup distilled water


Add the calendula blossoms to the water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer covered for 10 minutes. Strain the blossoms and let the infusion to cool. Soak gauze squares or cotton pads in the infusion, squeeze out excess liquid and place on the eyes for about 15 minutes. The infusion can be stored in the fridge for up to 3 days and used as hair rinse.



FENNEL EYE SOOTHER


3 Tbsps crushed fennel seeds
1/3 cup distilled water


Follow instructions as with the calendula infusion. Leftovers can be stored in frudge for up to 3 days and used as skin rinse.



TIRED EYE RELIEF


1/2 cup dried lavender buds
1/2 cup distilled water


Follow instructions as with the Fennel infusion.

4 comments:

Dorothy L said...

Hello..
I love all of your recipes for relieving tired eyes.
After hours in front of my pc screen...I sure could use something that works.

Have a very nice day!

Mineral Cosmetics said...

These are some real cool advices for soothing the tired eyes. I would surely check one of these out for myself. :D

Beth said...

Wow very cool tips.

Equidae said...

nice recipes :) i dapple in aromatherapy myself but still a long way to go....anyhow i do enjoy it