Conjunctivitis or pink eye is a common eye disease. Usually looks and feels worse than it actually is and at first glance, the intense redness can be quite alarming. As a result, you may want to get rid of it as soon as possible. Pink eye can be easily cured with effective treatments. Let's take a look at how aloe can treat conjunctivitis.
What is conjunctivitis?
Conjunctivitis is an inflammation of the conjunctiva. This is the clear membrane that covers the white part of your eye and the inner surface of your eyelid. In this film, there are tiny blood vessels are enlarged when the conjunctiva is inflamed. The enlarged blood vessels is what makes your eyes look red. It can sometimes be accompanied by itching, minor burning or stinging and discharge from your eye, resulting in a gritty or crusty deposit along your lashes.
How Aloe Vera can heal Conjunctivitis
Juice aloe vera is a natural antibiotic, astringent and gelling properties. A cotton ball soaked with aloe and placed over your eye can provide much needed relief. This type of compression is very relaxing for your eyes. You can also rub a small amount of gel from fresh aloe leaves on the upper and your lower eyelid to soothe the pain and redness. Another method is to cut an aloe leaf length of about 12 inches and remove skin.