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eye·bright

 (ī′brīt′)
n.
Any of various hemiparasitic plants of the genus Euphrasia, having tubular whitish to purplish flowers with two lobed lips and formerly used to treat eye disorders.

eyebright

(ˈaɪˌbraɪt)
n
(Plants) any scrophulariaceous annual plant of the genus Euphrasia, esp E. nemorosa, having small white-and-purple two-lipped flowers: formerly used in the treatment of eye disorders. Also called: euphrasy

eye•bright

(ˈaɪˌbraɪt)

n.
any plant of the genus Euphrasia, of the figwort family, as E. officinalis of Europe, formerly used for treating eye disorders.
[1525–35]
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eyebright

n (bot) eufrasia
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This is the habitat of Purple Eyebright Euphrasia collina, a rarely seen plant in the reserve, and is aligned with the Herbrich Foothill Forest EVC 23.
9) In 1873, etiquette writer Daisy Eyebright (real name Sophia Orne Edwards Johnson) warned of having too extensive a guest list, adding that, "Life may be compared to a trumpet, small at one end and large at another.
Full of fascinating wildflowers, like Wild Marjoram, Common Centaury and Eyebright, it's a magnet for foraging insects such as the Brown Argus butterfly.
Milton refers to Eyebright when the archangel Michael visits Adam after 'the fall' and washes away 'the film from his orbs, for there was much to see'.
In contrast, the Similasan Allergy Eye Relief eye drop is formulated with/Euphrasia, or eyebright, an herbal extract.
Eyebright helps to literally brighten the under-eye area, and bio-peptides aid in the production of new collagen.
There's also a 50ml tube of Eyebright Soothing Eye Lotion to revitalise tired eyes and a Gentle Face Exfoliator (50ml) to brighten skin.
Allergy Rescue combines eyebright and xanthium with other nutrients, antioxidants and enzymes.
Among its offerings are Blue Berry Eyebright, a highly concentrated blueberry tablet with high content of bioactive anthocyanins and natural lutin, which promote health of the eye's macula.
In addition to allergies and allergy associated conditions, orally administered eyebright is used to treat a number of related conditions, including inflammation of the nasal mucous membranes, allergic rhinitis, common cold, bronchial conditions, and sinusitis.
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