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Puffy eyes in the morning? Find out what are the natural remedies to try

Puffy eye treatment

Let's find out what can be the causes of swollen eyes and how to deflate them with natural remedies.

It happens to everyone to find themselves with swollen eyes in the morning, especially after having rested little and badly . The cause is usually due to an excess of fluid in the soft tissues surrounding the eyes and which can be due to several factors. Fortunately, in most cases this is not a worrying condition. Indeed, a few simple natural remedies are enough to deflate the edema quickly. So let's find out everything there is to know about it.

Puffy eyes: the causes to know

As we have anticipated, the cause of swollen and red eyes is linked to the accumulation of liquids. The latter, in turn, can have various causes, including: stress , crying, allergic reactions, conjunctivitis, blepharitis, sty and trauma.

Puffy eye treatment
Puffy eye treatment

Only in very rare cases, swelling can be due to worrying diseases, such as encephalitis and meningitis. If the edema lasts for a long time and is accompanied by excessive tearing, itching, burning, pain, blurred vision, fever and headache, it is still better to consult a doctor.

Puffy eyes: natural remedies

Obviously, if swollen eyes are due to infections, allergic reactions or other pathologies, you need to ask your doctor for the most suitable pharmacological treatment. If, on the other hand, the swelling is simply due to tiredness, lack of rest or a loud cry, it is sufficient to resort to natural remedies to deflate the eyes quickly. So let's find out which ones are really worth considering.

The cucumber

One of the most famous remedies is certainly the wrap with cucumber slices . In fact, cucumber is rich in water and zinc, it refreshes the eyes, decongests them, deflates them and fights puffiness and dark circles.
To get a good result, just keep a cucumber in the refrigerator, cut it into slices and apply the same on the eyes. This will be done after removing make-up. In addition, the cucumber slices must be kept for at least twenty minutes.

Cornflower water

A valid alternative to cucumber can be cornflower water . This, in addition to deflating the eyelids, soothes irritated eyes and fights redness. To use it, just wet some cotton pads, to be applied on the eyes and leave them on for a few minutes. If you don't have cornflower water, you can use rose water , which is just as effective.

Coffee powder

Coffee is a good drainer and, among other things, it reactivates the circulation. Therefore, it is enough to make a good compress to obtain a deflating effect for the eyes. By mixing the coffee grounds (or its powder) with a little water, you can apply everything on the eyes and wait for a few minutes. This way you will get a good result.

These natural remedies are able to improve the situation. To obtain better results, it may also be useful to change your lifestyle, avoiding everything that can contribute to swelling of your eyes.
Any examples? It may be useful to reduce the consumption of salt by alternating it with spices (which will also be good for your health). At the same time it can be useful to reduce alcohol and heavy foods. And, needless to say, stress should be reduced. In this way, in addition to enjoying better health, the eyes will also obtain various benefits.

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