Thursday, December 2, 2010

How to Treat Swollen Eyelids Naturally

How to Treat Swollen Eyelids Naturally

There are many causes of swollen eyelids, but it is mainly caused due to water retention in the eye area. Some other common causes include allergy, hypertension, makeup etc. You can use various home remedies to treat your swollen eyelids problem naturally at home. Here are some tips and remedies on how to treat swollen eyelids naturally.

How to Treat Swollen Eyelids Naturally

  • Try to keep your head elevated while sleeping. You can use of 2 or 3 pillows.
  • Cucumber is an effective treatment of swollen eyelids due to water retention. Place cool slices of cucumber over your closed eyelids for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Dip a cotton pad in ice water. Place this pad over your closed eyelids for ten minutes. Cold temperature is also beneficial in the treatment of swollen eyelids.
  • If you feel that you are facing this problem due to your makeup brands then try to go for some other brands or switch to mineral-based makeup. Also, do not forget to remove your make before going to bed.
  • Try to limit your salt intake. Salt is also responsible for causing water retention.
  • Increase your daily water intake.
  • Another good remedy to treat swollen eyelids is to place cold tea bags on eyes for 10 minutes. You can use either black or green tea for this purpose. To prepare this remedy – just soak them in cold water for fifteen minutes and place them over your swollen eyelids.
Lastly, include plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables in to your diet menu. Increase your water intake and use these remedy to get rid of your problem naturally. It is always better to get an expert advice by consulting your problem with a doctor.


  1. I hope these work, thanks! (is suffering from swollen red eyelids due to allergic reaction) :"(

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