How to Use Cornflowers to Treat Tired and Watery Eyes



Cornflowers have natural anti-inflammatory properties[1] that will help tired and watery eyes and will diminish some of the puffiness. This recipe is easy to make, provided you have access to cornflowers.

Ingredients

  • 25g / 1 oz cornflowers, fresh
  • 600ml / 1 pint water

Steps

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    Place the cornflowers in the water.
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    Boil until the water is reduced by half.
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    Remove from the heat and set aside to cool completely.
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    Dab the liquid on and around your eyes with cotton wool. Do this very gently.
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    Lie down and relax for 15 - 30 minutes. Leave a ball of cotton wool soaked in this liquid over each eye. Keep your legs raised and the room darkened.
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    Remove the cotton wool and resume your activities. You should notice an improvement.

Things You'll Need

  • Saucepan
  • Cotton wool

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Article Info

Categories: Eye Care | Handmade Cosmetics