A stye (hordeolum) is a bacterial infection of the gland at the base of an eyelash. After an acute infection, where a pus-filled sac develops, the stye can harden into a small cyst.
Treatment Plan for Stye
Herbal support includes immune stimulants and topical antibacterial herbs that will not irritate the eye. Also hot (4 minutes) to cold (1 minute) alternating compresses can be helpful.
Herbal Remedies for Stye
Related Stye conditions
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The information offered in this database is not intended as a substitute for any that may have been prescribed by your health practitioner or physician.