Home Remedies to Reduce Eye Puffiness

Bags under the eyes may be due to the accumulation of toxins, water, and fat.

How To Reduce Eye Puffiness

Reduce your daily intake of salt and drink enough water. Give yourself a massage, gently press around the eye with the index finger and finish in the tear duct. Repeat at least 5 times for each eye.

Make an infusion of watercress and raw potato and put compresses on the eyes. You can also apply castor oil around the eyes before going to bed.

Put two spoons in the freezer. The next day place the concave part of each spoon on each eye for five minutes.

tea bagsMoisten two chamomile tea bags with cold water and place them on your closed eyes for 15 minutes.

Green tea is a very effective anti-inflammatory. Make a cup of green tea and make some ice cubes with it. When ready, massage your eyes with the frozen green tea cubes.

Gently tap puffy areas on your upper and lower lids using your fingertips.

Hold a bag of frozen peas to your eyes for a few minutes.

Cut thin slices of melon and place over closed eyes for 10 minutes.

Soak two cotton swabs in cold witch hazel and put them over your closed eyes for five minutes.

Castor Oil to Reduce Eye Puffiness

You can also apply castor oil around the eyes before going to bed. Massage the eye area with castor oil to improve circulation and reduce congestion. Use your fingers to massage the oil with small, light, circular movements around the eyes.

Use light touches when massaging the delicate skin around the eyes. Avoid pushing, pulling or rubbing the skin and be very careful not to get oil on the eye. After 5 minutes, wipe the oil with a cloth.

Coffee to Reduce Eye Puffiness

Another natural remedy for puffy eyes is to put chilled caffeinated coffee compresses for 10 minutes on closed eyes.

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