Stye means non toxic. It is a typical infection caused in the eyes. This is an infection caused by bacteria and creates at the base of an eyelash or in the eyelid. The bacteria which cause the infection is usually called staphylococcus aureus. This bacterium can also result in impetigo. Thus, if the sufferer is sick by impetigo, then the probability of eye stye is soaring. In medical terms, it is known as hordeolum. Don't worry, if you are suffering from eye stye, your eyesight will remain unchanged. Any person can become the victim of this problem. Both the sexes can get prone to this. It is more common in children. There are several causes of eye stye that includes small bumps on the eyelids. A stye is the result, when there is an infection in the sebaceous glands or sweat glands in the eyelid. The common symptoms of eye stye are -
1. Light pain and tenderness on the eyes
2. Swelling of some parts near the eyes
4. Feeling uncomfortable while blinking the eye.
5. Sensitivity to light
6. Eye may feel coarse
8. Flaw in the immune system
9. Using eye products for a longer period
10. Rubbing the eyes frequently
There are certain home remedies that are very effecting in curing the eye stye. Given below are some home remedies that are suggested for quick relief.
1. Wash your eyes for many times.
2. Drink dandelion tea to exonerate the body of bacteria that can further result in sties. It is a good home remedy for eye stye.
3. Moisturize a non herbal (regular) tea bag and put it on the eyelid with the stye, bandage it and keep it till the morning. You will see your stye vanishing.
4. Make the tea bag wet and place it over your closed eye for fifteen minutes. This would help in drawing the stye. Using this remedy, one can use any tea bags.
5. Take acacia leaves and boil it in two cups of water to prepare a decoction and apply it on the eyelids with some pressure. It is a useful home remedy for eye stye.
6. Take a teaspoon of coriander seeds and boil it in the water and use this water to wash your eyes. You can wash your eyes with this water many times a day.
7. Make the guava leaves warm and put it on a damp cloth and apply pressure on the closed eyelids to reduce the pain, redness and swelling too.
8. To reduce the redness, apply pressure on the closed eyelids thrice a day for about ten to fifteen minutes.
9. In two cups of water add a turmeric powder till it boils and becomes half. Strain the water through a net or a cotton fabric, so that all the granules are eliminated. This water can be used as an eye drop two times or thrice a day.
10. Liquefy two to three granules of alum in the water and can be used as eyewash.