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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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To encourage flowers that you like, you may need to reduce the grasses' vigour by introducing semi-parasitic plants such as Rhinanthus (rattle) and Euphrasia (eyebright).
To encourage flowers that you like, you may need to reduce the grasses' vigour by introducing semiparasitic plants such as Rhinanthus (rattle) and Euphrasia (eyebright).
Eyebright If watery eyes are causing you grief, try eyebright, a herb hailed as a miracle cure to help clear runny eyes and noses.
(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." (10) Modern Etiquette in Public and Private (1887) advised readers that, in the case of a wedding tea, the bride and groom must not sit while guests stand; the notion of the bridal party having special status was "not being altogether in good taste." (11)
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.
Eyebright: Press a tincture onto eyelids to slake the singe of his gaze.
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.
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