Herbal Remedy of the Day: Twitching Eyelids


Many people suffer from this condition. It can be irritating and in some cases could mean that there is a nerve disorder in the body. If you experience this on a very regular basis, then you should definitely see a professional. If it an occasional thing, then there are a couple of simple remedies that could help alleviate this annoying condition.

#1
This seems a little old-fashioned, but get a couple of slices of cucumber and place them on your eyelids. Sit back and relax and they will help to soothe the eyes and reduce irritation

#2
Most twitches seem to be caused by tension, stress or tiredness. In this case there are several relaxing herbs that would benefit the condition. A tea made from chamomile, lavender or vervain should help relax and refresh you.

Lavender flowers

#3
Some people prefer aromatherapy as a treatment. If the cause of the tick is stress, then essences such as lavender or marjoram added to a bath could be helpful or try a cool compress with chamomile or rose oil. Place the compress over the eye and relax for awhile.

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