There are other materials you can use for warming the inflamed area. For example, you can boil an egg and wrap it into a clean washcloth. Wait until it becomes less hot and apply it on the affected area. An egg can hold its warmth for a longer time which will allow you to prolong the procedure.
It is important to emphasise that a high temperature make the healing process quicker.
2. A Shampoo for Babies
Since a stye is connected with an inflammation process, it is extremely important to provide appropriate hygiene in order to support the healing of the affected area. In addition to it, keeping the area clean will help you to prevent some further inflammations which can be entailed by various infections.
The best product for cleaning the skin of your eyelids is a mild shampoo for babies which won’t irritate your skin. You can repeat the cleaning procedure several times a day especially before applying any other treatments.
3. A Coriander Seed Wash
One of the possible symptoms of a stye is swelling. Obviously, it will be good to use a remedy which will be able to reduce this condition.
One of the best natural treatments for swelling of styes is a coriander seed wash. In order to prepare this product, you will need to soak the seeds of this plant in water for nearly an hour. Then, you will need to strain the seeds. The water you get is a perfect liquid for washing your affected eye.
4. Aloe Vera
Unfortunately, styes are not only painful but also rather unattractive. Thus, there is nothing strange in your wish to reduce the swelling and redness of the affected area. As far as you probably know, one of the best remedies for such malaises is aloe Vera gel.
Aloe Vera gel is the juice of this plant. You can get it by cutting a leaf and extracting the juice. You may soak a clean cotton pad into this juice and apply it on the affected eye. You may leave the pad on your eye for as long you want.
It is also a good idea to mix aloe Vera gel with chamomile tea. Such a substance have antiseptic properties as well.
5. A Guava Leaf
Another useful plant for treating styes and chalazia is guava. You can cut a leaf of the plant and wet it in warm water for several minutes. Then, the leaf can be applied on your eye. Leave the leaf on the affected area for at least 10 minutes. This will help you to reduce swelling and painful sensations.
Raw potato is a perfect remedy for reducing swelling. You can use it as a remedy for styes and chalazia as well as in any other situation when the skin on your face become swelling.
For instance, you can grind a potato in order to get a paste. This paste can be spread on a piece of a soft and clean washcloth. Apply this washcloth on the affected area and keep it there for as long as you want.
7. Black Tea
Black Tea is an excellent remedy for various inflammatory processes. Being applied on styes or chalazia, it will reduce the inflammation and kill the microorganisms which may be available on the affected area. In addition to it, the tea can support the healing of these malaises.
There are various ways in which you can use this remedy. For instance, you can prepare a cup of strong tea. Then, you can use the tea as a water for cleaning your eyes. Pay your attention to the fact that this is one of the substances which won’t harm the inner side of your eyelids in case it gets there. Furthermore, black tea is extremely helpful for healing the most abnormal styes which may occur on the internal side of an eyelid.
You can also soak clean cotton pads into this strong black tea and apply them on the affected area. Alternatively, you may use a tea bag instead of a cotton pad.
Chamomile is a very useful herb used for treating various malaises. It can be also applied successfully in people who would like to get rid of styes or chalazia.
Chamomile can be used in the same ways which have been discussed in the case of black tea. The major difference is the time you will need for preparing chamomile tea as well as its strength. You won’t need to have such strong liquid in the case of chamomile tea.
If you have an opportunity to prepare chamomile tea with tea bags, it will be a better option for you. In point of fact, there are many small pieces of this herb which may get into your eyes. Using tea bags will prevent such an opportunity.