common name Eyebright.
oRiGiN Native to Europe, but now also found in
Asia and North America.
background This herb has been used to treat eye strain and inflammations since the Middle Ages.
Modern herbalists use it for infections and allergic conditions of the eyes, middle ear, sinuses, and nasal passages.
preparation The whole, fresh, flowering plant, including the root, is chopped and macerated in alcohol.
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