How To Make Manuka Honey Eye Drops

You will find how to make manuka honey eye drops for pink eye and blepharitis in this article.

Manuka honey for pink eye and blepharitis

Manuka honey for pink eye pinkeye conjunctivitis.

What causes pink eye and blepharitis?

Pink eye (conjunctivitis) is an inflammation of the conjunctiva.

A virus, a bacterium, a fungus, a parasite, or an allergen is the cause of conjunctivitis.

One the other hand, blepharitis is an inflammation of the eyelid.

Similarly, viruses, bacteria, fungi, parasites, or allergens are responsible for blepharitis.

Manuka honey

Honey has amazing health benefits.

It has, namely, anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory, as well as healing properties.

Manuka honey is a monofloral honey native to New Zealand.

Just like other types of honey, it has antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal, and antiparasitic attributes.

Furthermore, manuka honey has exceptional antiseptic attributes thanks to its high content of methylglyoxal (MGO), terpenes, and leptospermone.

MGO is 100 times more concentrated in manuka honey than in normal honey.

Therefore, manuka honey eye drops are particularly effective at treating acute pink eye and blepharitis.

Studies have shown that it is safe to use drops made from honey in the eyes1,2,3.

How to make manuka honey eye drops

Ingredients and utensils

To make DIY manuka honey eye drops for pink eye and blepharitis, you will need:

  • Manuka honey
  • An empty glass dropper bottle. Local pharmacies usually sell them, but they are also available online at iHerb, Amazon, etc.
  • A mini funnel. Mini funnels are available at Amazon.
Empty glass bottle dropper and mini funnel.
Glass dropper bottles and a mini funnel to make honey eye drops.

Recipe

Here is how to make manuka honey eye drops:

1. Boil 5 cl (1.7 oz) of water.

2. Once the water has been boiled, let it cool down for 2-3 minutes.

3. Add one teaspoon of manuka honey.

4. Stir.

How to make manuka honey eye drops for pink eye (conjunctivitis) and blepharitis.

5. Open the glass dropper bottle and insert the mini funnel.

6. Pour the mix into the glass dropper bottle using the mini funnel.

The eye drops are now ready to be used. They can be kept for about 7 days. After that, it is necessary to make new ones.

Put 1 drop of manuka honey eye drops in your eye(s) 3 times a day.

On a side note, the eye drops can slightly sting for a few seconds and that is normal.

Related: How To Get Rid Of Acute And Chronic Conjunctivitis

Alternatively, if you do not have the time to make them, you can buy ready-to-use Manuka Honey Eye Drops online.

How to get rid of pink eye conjunctivitis fast. Optimel Manuka honey eye drops.
Optimel Manuka Honey Eye Drops are available online.

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Summary: How to make manuka honey eye drops

Honey has amazing health benefits including anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory, and healing properties.

For these reasons, honey can treat acute conjunctivitis and blepharitis.

Here is how to make manuka honey eye drops:

  1. Boil 5 cl (1.7 oz) of water.
  2. Once the water has been boiled, let it cool down for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add one teaspoon of manuka honey.
  4. Stir.
  5. Open the glass dropper bottle and insert the mini funnel.
  6. Pour the mix into the glass dropper bottle using the mini funnel.

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