potato juice for pink eye

Pink eye or conjunctivitis is redness and swelling on the mucous membrane that covers the front of the eye and lines of the eyelid. It is caused by bacterial and viral infection. Potato juice is an effective home remedy for treating pink eye. Potatoes have anti-bacterial and astringent properties which are highly beneficial for treating pink eye. Washing your eyes with potato juice can heal pink eye condition quickly.

Potatoes are rich in vitamin C, vitamin B6, fibre, iron, potassium, magnesium, calcium, phosphorous and zinc. All these nutrients provide excellent health benefits to the body.

The calcium, magnesium, iron, phosphorous and zinc content of potato helps in maintaining bone health. Phosphorous and calcium are important nutrient for bone structure. Careful balance of these two minerals is necessary for proper bone mineralization.

Potatoes are rich in fibre which helps to lower the total amount of cholesterol content in the blood, thereby decreasing the risk of heart diseases. The fibre content also helps to prevent constipation and promote regular bowel movements. The fibre content also plays an important role in weight management. It increases satiety and reduce appetite, making an individual free of hunger for a longer time.

Vitamin B6 plays a vital role in energy metabolism by breaking down the carbohydrates and proteins into amino acids and glucose.

Vitamin C an essential nutrient acts as an antioxidant help prevent damage caused by pollution, sun and smoke. It improves overall skin structure and removes wrinkles. Potatoes are even help to cure pimples and spots on the skin. Potato juice applied on the burns provides quick relief and faster healing. The juice of potato is also good to treat sprains, skin problems, ulcers, bruises, uterine cancer, and the formation of cysts or tumors.

Follow the simple DIY and know how to cure pinkeye with potato juice.

How to cure pink eye with potato juice – DIY

  • 1 large potato
  • 50 ml Water
  1. To make potato juice, use one large size potato and 50 ml water.
  2. Peel and chop potato.
  3. Add chopped potato into blender
  4. Add little water and blend well.
  5. Strain the juice.
  6. Potato juice is done.

Wash off your eyes with this potato juice twice a day.

Repeat daily till pink eye condition abates.

Kalaivani Selvaraj, MBA, got her Master’s degree in Human Resources. Due to her interest in natural healing, she pursued studies in the field of alternative medicine and is certified in Aromatherapy by Isla Verde Spa Training Academy. Ms. Kalaivani Selvaraj is also certified by Stanford University School of Medicine in Introduction to Food and Health.