are acute pus-filled infections of one or more of the
eye glands. They are usually caused by Staphylococci,
and are normally located near the eyelashes. Initial symptoms include pain and redness,
followed by a small, swollen, roundish area on the margin
of the eyelid. A small yellowish spot in the center
indicates pus. When the abscess breaks open and the
pus is discharged, the pain is relieved. Swelling can
occur around the whole area.
not attempt to squeeze the lump with your fingers, as
this may spread the infection into the bloodstream and
can become extremely serious.
Eat an organic, whole foods diet that is high in garlic.
Avoid all refined sugars, alcohol, and milk and dairy
products, as well as any foods to which you may be allergic
Take vitamin A in therapeutic doses for the first two
days, and then reduce to 50,000 IU the next two days,
and then a preventive dose for the next week. Also include
beta carotene and vitamin C as part of your daily nutritional
Use an eye wash made with a fresh and well-filtered
infusion of eyebright and goldenseal. Also drink red
Useful homeopathic remedies include Pulsatilla,
Hepar sulph., and Sulfur, Graphites.
Apply hot compresses over the affected area
for ten minutes, two to four times daily.
Bathe your eye in a solution of chamomile or red raspberry
If your symptoms persist despite the above measures,
seek the help of a qualified health professional.
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