If the eyes — mirrors of the soul, the appearance of puffiness around them indicates the maturity of the owner and betrays his true age. Alas, no cosmetic product can quickly remove bags under the eyes. This is due to — skin changes that occur with age. In the eye area, it is especially thin and  practically devoid of fatty tissue, but supplied with blood vessels.

If water is retained between the tissues, then this is manifested by swelling of the eyes. If the skin loses its elasticity, then bags form around the eyes. In both the first and second cases, diuretic herbs will help to solve the problem with edema, which have no contraindications, but are highly effective.  

Swelling of the eyes as a symptom of internal diseases

Doctors say: puffiness of the eyes — the main indicator of hidden diseases   and an unhealthy lifestyle. Aggravating circumstances also include that stage of age when, according to Altov’s fair words, “you sleep at night, you don’t walk, you don’t drink, you don’t do anything at all.” doing! And in the morning you look like you've been walking all night, drinking, god knows what you've been doing!


swelling of the eyes appears in the morning, then this is considered a normal physiological process: during the night, activity decreases, and the force of gravity gives itself. The puffiness itself naturally disappears. Much worse if such a swelling symbolizes the presence of diseases. Especially the liver, kidneys and heart.

The reasons for puffiness under the eyes:

    inflammatory process against the background of diseases (furunculosis, runny nose, meningitis, etc.);
  • symptom of diseases of internal organs (thyroid gland, kidneys, pituitary gland);
  • allergic reactions when an allergen gets into the mucous membrane of the eye;
  • injuries (bruises, skull fractures, burns, insect bites);
  • impaired outflow of lymph and venous blood;
  • visual strain and general fatigue;
  • excess salt in the body;
  • abuse of fatty and spicy foods;
  • alcohol.
If the appearance of

bags under the eyes is not a symptom of a serious illness requiring immediate medical attention, then diuretic herbs for swelling will help to cope with them.

Diuretic herbs for edema and healing teas

In favor of folk remedies is their availability, effectiveness and lack of contraindications. In addition, many of them are right on the kitchen shelf — you just have to stretch out your hand to get a healing remedy. We are talking about herbal teas that help relieve inflammation and strengthen the immune system.

Herbal teas have a diuretic effect and help to gently remove all excess fluid from the body without harming it.

As a rule, such collections contain nettle, mint, dill, nettle, yarrow, chicory, — in a word, herbs familiar from childhood. They should be brewed strictly before use, so that the infusion does not lose its healing properties.

How to cook?

    1 tsp dry grass or collection pour 1 cup boiling water, leave for 20 minutes. If desired — add 1 tsp. honey.
Puffiness-reducing herbal teas:

    black, green, red (mate), lingonberry tea);
  • decoctions of cumin, wild rose, hawthorn;
  • herbal preparations containing knotweed, bearberry, nettle, etc.
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3 recipes for herbal lotions that will help you quickly remove bags under the eyes

Another excellent remedy is herbal lotions that help to remove puffiness of the eyes. True, phytotherapists advise using them not only as an "ambulance", but also as a prophylactic agent.

The principle of using herbal lotions is simple: they are applied to the previously cleansed skin of the eyelids for 15 minutes, and then washed off with warm water.

Herbs for puffy eyes:

    fresh mint leaves, string;
  • chamomile, linden flowers;
  • rosemary herb, medicinal eyebright, etc.
How to cook?

    1 tbsp steam any of the above herbs with 1 cup of boiling water, let it brew. Soak a piece of cloth in the infusion and apply it as a compress to the eyes. This will help to quickly remove bags under the eyes.

Three recipes for lotions to help relieve puffy eyes.

Recipe #1. Mix dry chamomile flowers  with  tea  infusion in equal amounts. Steam with boiling water and leave for 15 minutes. Use as an eye compress.

Recipe #2. Turn  parsley root through a meat grinder. 1 tsp mix gruel  tea leaves and put on the eyelids.

Recipe #3. 1 tbsp. l. dry herb knotweed  steam with 1 cup boiling water. Insist  15 min and use as a compress under the eyes.


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