10 Home Remedies for Styes

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2.Apply a Warm Compress

Warm compresses are among the most effective stye treatments available. The warmth brings pus and other buildup closer to the surface, opens clogged pores, and dissolves the excess oil, which helps the stye drain naturally.

To make a warm compress, take a clean washcloth and wet it with warm water. Ensure the water is comfortable to the touch – not too hot or cold. Wring your washcloth until it is damp enough, then gently place it over the affected area for about 10 to 15 minutes. Do this twice or thrice a day for best results, and always use a fresh washcloth on each application to keep the infection at bay.

3.Apply a Warm Tea Bag

Warm tea bags are a great alternative to warm cloth compresses. If you choose to go this route, opt for black tea as it contains antibacterial properties and helps minimize swelling.

Begin by adding hot water to a cup, then dropping your teabag inside as if you were preparing a cup of tea. Let the tea bag sit for about a minute, then remove it from the cup. When the teabag is cool enough, place it over the affected eye and let it sit for 5 to 10 minutes.

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