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Stye – Symptoms, Causes and Home Remedies

Posted by Health & Beauty Expert on

Stye is an infection of the sebaceous glands of Zeis at the base of the eyelashes. It is also called an infection of the apocrine sweat glands of Moll. It generally looks as a red, painful bump near the edge of the eyelid. It is a transmissible ailment

Stye Symptoms:

  • Pimple near the eye lid
  • Pain
  • Swelling
  • Watery eyes
  • Loss of vision

Stye Causes:

  • Application of cosmetics
  • Incomplete removal of make up
  • Conjunctivitis

Natural Home Remedy Using Coriander Seeds:

  1. Take 300 ml of water
  2. Add 2 tbsp of coriander seeds
  3. Boil for 15-20 min
  4. Strain the mixture
  5. Allow it to cool
  6. Use this as eyewash twice a day

Natural Home Remedy Using Tea Bag:

  1. Tannin, a chemical in the tea, helps get relief from the painful bump near the eye
  2. Take a tea bag
  3. Dip it in water
  4. Remove and press it on the stye for 5-6 min
  5. Repeat this 5 times a day


  • Take precautions like using separate towels and other common objects
  • Never burst the stye as it can spread the infection in the eye
  • Avoid touching the stye, the germs in your hand might make matters worse

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