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Pink eye and the orange pekoe tea bag cure

Reference #: 421
Submit Date: 30 Dec 2002
Browse Category: pink eye
Author: cindy
Email Address: none
Treatment used: orange pekoe tea bag
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Remedy will cost you: unknown
Country of Remedy: canada
Remedy Source: International Student Home Remedies Project
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# Comments posted to this remedy: 1
Complaints Reported: 0
# of times remedy read: 13,151

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Total # reviewers: 1
Average Rating: 8.00
Effectiveness: 6.00
No Side Effects: 10.00
Ease of Use: 10.00
Effective after long term use: 8.00
Cost Effectiveness: 10.00

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Remedy Description

I had pink eye when I was a teenager and two of my children had it too. I

heard that a warm "orange pekoe" tea bag helped, so I tried it. Something

in the tea bag draws the infection out when it is place over the eye. Just

warm up the teabag, place it over the closed infected eye with your head

tilted back for as long as you can.(The longer and more frequent the

better). This works! It's gross to look at the bag because the infection

will be drawn to the bag. Change them after this happens and keep it as

warm as possible.

This remedy can also be used for:


Comment: Teabags are useful for all sorts of infections, not just pinkeye or styes

Submit Date: 13 Nov 2007
Author: cindy
Email Address: fire.in.the,disco.13@gmail.com
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Teabags are useful for all sorts of infections, not just pinkeye or styes


Black tea of any sort (even the cheapy stuff!) is extremely effective for all

manner of infection. The tannin and boric acid in the tea draw out infection.

For any infection, simply wet a black tea bag-- be sure it is black tea-- and

place on the affected area.

For infected cuts/wounds, this works best overnight. Apply the wet teabag to

the area, then use plastic wrap to secure the teabag, and to seal in the

moisture. It' important for the teabag to be air-tight. Use medical tape if

necessary to ensure an airtight seal. Do this right before bed, and when you

wake up in the morning, the infection will most likely be gone. I, myself, have

had one instance of a severe infection that wasn't gone by morning, so i

repeated the above steps and it was gone by the afternoon.