During spring usually the itchy eye problem occurs. It is a very common problem that worsens when a high polluted environment occurs. Usually occurs when touching or rubbing the eyes with un-sanitized hands. There are several homemade remedies that can help this effect and help the itching and unpleasant sensation. We just need to use ingredients found in the kitchen for preparing this remedies. If the problem is caused by underlying condition please consult your eye care professional before using any homemade treatments.

It is recommended to seek for the cause of the problem before seeking for the solution, to prevent reoccurring of the problem again.

Here are some homemade remedies for this problem:


The best remedy for this situation is to apply cold compressions. You can do this by soaking a cloth in ice cold water and place it over your eyes. This can help you instantly. You can apply this several times a day.

The chamomile tea bags can be helpful also. You can compress cold chamomile tea bags on the eyes to relieve the itchy feeling.

After you make yourself a chamomile tea, don’t throw away the tea bag. Put it in the refrigerator for half an hour.

Place the cold tea bags on top of the eyes and leave it for at least 10 minutes.

You can repeat this three to four times a day for fast recovery.


I am sure you already have heard that cucumbers have the calming effect. They also help reducing the inflammation, puffiness, swelling and irritation around the eyes.

You need to wash the cucumber and cut it into thin slice with its peel.

Put the slices in the refrigerator for 15 to 20 minutes and after that put them over your eyes for at least 10 minutes.

You can repeat this procedure four to five times a day if necessary. The relief will be instantly when you will feel the cooling effect on your eyes giving them a fresh look and shine.

3.Cold milk

You can help your eyes with milk.

You need to use the milk that has been refrigerated because of its cold effect. You can dab a cotton ball in cold milk and rub it around the eyes.

You can also soak a cotton ball in milk and compress your eyes with the cold milk.

The best way is to do this twice a day, in the morning and in the evening.


The rosewater can be used in different ways. But the effect is perfect. It can help the itchy eyes, cooling them down and soothing the eyes, keeping them clear and fresh.

You can rinse your eyes with rosewater twice a day.

You also can use the rosewater as eye drops, but put only three drops of rosewater into the eye.

5.Water and Salt

There are studies that show that salt is an antibacterial agent killing the bacteria. So if we combine it with water and wash our eyes they will help wash away the debris collected in the eyes relieving them from irritation and inflammation.

Mix a cup of distilled water with one teaspoon of salt. Boil this solution until the salt dissolves completely.

Leave the solution to cool down and later use it to flush the eyes.

You can repeat this procedure several times a day for two or three days.

6.Green Tea

Besides the health benefits for the body when consuming the green tea, we can also use the tea bags for the itchy eyes. The green tea has the anti-inflammatory benefits.

Boil two green tea bags in a cup of distilled water. Leave it to cool of completely.

You can use this water to flush the eyes twice a day until the symptoms disappear.

Aloe-Vera7.Aloe Vera

Another home remedy for dry, sore and itchy eyes is the aloe vera.

Use the aloe vera gel extracted for an aloe leaf, mix it with one teaspoon of honey and one half cup of elderberry blossom tea.

Wash and rinse the eyes with this solution twice a day. You can repeat this until the problem is solved.

You can also use aloe vera juice as an eyewash.


8.Raw Potatoes

The potatoes help the redness and the inflammation of the eyes. Due to their astringent properties the potatoes can bring quick relief from the itchy eyes.

Cut the potatoes into thin slices and put them in the refrigerator for several minutes.

Put the cold slices on the eyes for 15 to 20 minutes.

You can do this once a day usually at night before going to sleep. You can do this for two or three days.


Fenugreek can bring relief for the itching eyes.

The best way is to soak some fenugreek seeds in water and leave them over night for seven to eight hours. In the morning use the seeds to make paste out of them.

Use the paste over the eyes and leave it for 20 minutes. Rinse it off with cold water.

You can apply this twice a day for best results.

vegetable-juice10.Vegetable juices

Vegetables like carrots and spinach can help the itchy eyes. The best way to do this is to consume their juice for the help of the eyes. You can mix the vegetables or drink it separately. Drink fresh juice twice a day and expect the relief to come quickly.

There are no side effects when using this juice and the effect is good.

Whether you still have problems with the eyes you need to consult your eye doctor.