Definition of eyebright in English:


Syllabification: eye·bright
Pronunciation: /ˈīˌbrīt


  • A small plant of the figwort family with little snapdragonlike flowers. Found in dry fields and along roadsides, it was formerly used as a remedy for eye problems.
    • Genus Euphrasia, family Scrophulariaceae: several species, in particular the European E. officinalis and the North American E. americana
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    • If you suffer from hay fever, the herb eyebright is a ‘phenomenal ‘solution, Winston says.’
    • The herb eyebright is a good solution; its astringent and anti-inflammatory properties will soothe your tired eyes.
    • For runny eyes and to dry the sinuses, eyebright (euphrasia officinalis) is used.

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