The Blessing of Herbal Tincture
I do not normally take the time to write on Internet forums but I wanted to share my experience with my vision in the event it would be helpful for anyone out there.
When I was 30, my eye doctor told me I had
√ What are macular drusen at the back of both of my eyes. He didn't tell me how serious that was - just that we needed to keep an eye on the drusen with yearly eye check-ups. Throughout my 30s, my vision got slowly worse.
When I was 38, we moved and I did not see an eye doctor for a number of years. When I finally went in, my eye doctor looked in my eyes and seemed taken aback. She started asking questions and had this sad look when I told her macular degeneration ran on my mom's side and that my grandfather had been totally blind the last 10 years of his life. She told me I needed to come back the next day to have a photo taken of the back of my eyes to use as a baseline. Then, she gave me some vitamins for eye health and told me I needed to be checked yearly and sadly sent me on my way.
I knew my eyesight had deteriorated because colors were not as bright, my vision had blurry spots in it, and I saw white rivers running down type pages when I was reading. I was angry at how negative my new eye doctor had been and so I canceled the appointment for the photo to be taken of the back of my eyes. I was determined to find an answer on my own to improve my eyesight.
I had been educating myself about alternative healing over the previous 10 years starting from the time my Dad had become ill and passed away from a brain tumor. Realizing that traditional medicine did not have all of the answers, I began to read and research.
I had come across one doctor in California who produces herbal products and teaches people how to heal themselves. One of his products is an eyebright tincture. I ordered some and along with two glass eye cups, started using it daily. I mixed it with distilled water, kept increasing the number of drops each day, and got to the point where I was doing strong herbal eye washes 5 times a day.
The first morning I awoke after doing an eye wash the previous day, my eyes were matted shut. I was frightened and it took me a bit to realize that so much matter was coming out of my eyes as a result of the eye wash that it had sealed my eyes shut. That was easily fixed with warm water and a wash cloth.
One of the ingredients in the tincture is cayenne so the eye washes would make my eyes burn and stream tears. But, I persisted on. Long dark strings of matter would come out of my eyes. Finally, after persisting for at least two months of eye washes, 5 times a day, thick, black rubbery material came out of both eyes. I knew that my eyes were healing. The white type rivers went away, the blurriness subsided, and colors were incredibly vibrant again.
I gradually cut back to only one eye wash a day, then once a week, and then only during fall allergy season because the eye washes would relieve my itchy eyes. Now I only do the eye washes occasionally.
When I went back to the eye doctor that following year, she had no visual record of how bad my eyes had been. She only had her notes. She was going to refer me to an ophthalmologist. But, when she looked in my eyes she didn't think they looked so bad anymore. She had a picture of the back of my eyes taken that day for a baseline. When I go back each year (I am now 51), my eye doctor compares my eyes to the picture and says that my eyes have stabilized.
In addition, I have done cleanses and am now on a great supplement program.
I hope that this provides hope for someone out there. I believe our bodies have the remarkable ability to heal themselves of anything if we simply provide them with what they need and stop doing things that are harmful to them. Natural healing can be truly miraculous.
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