Euphrasia officinalis is a herb known since antiquity for its positive contribution to eye care. The first "modern" scientific reference of the plant for medical purposes was recorded in the 14th century, where it was described as "a cure for all eye diseases and eyesight", and in modern herbal medicine, the plant is mainly used for eye disorders and infections.
Euphrasia contains glycosides, saponins, tannins, volatile oils, vitamins A, B, C, D and E as well as traces of copper and zinc, substances with significant anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, analgesic and astringent properties, useful in many diseases. In addition to its beneficial effect on eye diseases, it is also extremely beneficial in treating mucous membrane problems. It is considered to be a particularly active anti-arthritic drug and can be used successfully in the fight against nasal seizures - including allergic rhinitis -, sinusitis and other congestive conditions.
Euphrasia extract is rich in anti-inflammatory active ingredients and is an ideal ingredient in eye care products such as eye creams and creams, toning lotions, facial cleansers, etc. Its edifying properties help to significantly reduce edema under the eyes , dark circles and annoying 'pouches'. It is also ideal for soothing irritated eyes, "restoring" tired and restless eyes and generally toning and tightening the sensitive area around the eyes. It can also be used in compresses to treat conjunctivitis, blepharitis, eye puffing, itching, dryness, photosensitivity and other functional disorders of muscular and nerve origin.