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Get Rid of Dark Circles With Homeopathy

Published on Dec 16, 2017 and last reviewed on Feb 26, 2022   -  4 min read

Abstract

A dark circle is a black or bluish discoloration of the skin around the eyes. This article gives information about the causes and measures to reduce them.

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Get Rid of Dark Circles With Homeopathy

What Are Dark Circles?

Dark circles are seen in men as well as women, especially in the age group of 18 to 35 years. They can make the person in their prime of youth appear old, tired and dull. So, definitely, there would be many people looking for an effective cure to get rid of them. Although the medicines are effective for all, how long it takes to see results varies from one individual to another and also depends on how long they have been having the issue.

As we have a very busy schedule or most of our day is spent in front of a computer screen, the most disturbing factor is the deprivation of proper sleep. This has a major role in ruining our health which obviously reflects back on our face. There is a solution for this in homeopathy. And, it is well known that homeopathy does not have side-effects.

But, lack of sleep is not the only cause. Firstly, let us discuss the reasons.

What Causes Dark Circles?

What Factors Increase the Risk of Developing Dark Circles?

How Can We Manage Dark Circles With Homeopathy?

Berberis aquifolium is the homeopathic remedy (common name Mountain grape) which is used for pimply, dry, rough, and scaly skin. It also stimulates all the glands and improves the glow. It can be used for clearing off pigmentation, spots as well as acne scars.

Take the mother tincture of berberis aquifolium. Add it to calendula mother tincture in the same quantity and apply the mixture to the blemished area or dark circle. This mixture can be added to an equal quantity of water and used on the complete face. You do not have to wash it. The result will be outstanding when used regularly for a month.

What Home Remedies Help in the Treatment of Dark Circles?

There is no scientific research to support the use of home remedies for dark circles. However, these are inexpensive and beneficial and therefore can be tried out.

The following are few home remedies that can help you in reducing dark circles:

  1. Cucumber: Cucumber is rich in vitamin C, silica, and water. Nourishment and moisturization of the skin is aided by vitamin C and water. Silica helps in the maintenance of healthy tissues. Keep a slice of cucumber on your eyes. Cucumber brings about soothing and reduction in swelling.

  2. Antioxidants: Antioxidants are helpful in reducing dark circles. Therefore, using under-eye creams and face creams that contain antioxidants like Vitamin E and Vitamin C can treat dark circles.

  3. Green Tea Bags: Green tea bags contain antioxidants that enhance blood circulation around the eyes. As a result, puffiness and dark circles around the eyes can be reduced. Before using the tea bags, keep it in the fridge. This offers a cooling effect on them.

  4. Massage: Inadequate circulation around the eyes is an important cause for the development of dark circles. The circulation can be improved by doing gentle massage around the eyes. Facials are a good source of massage.

  5. Adequate Sleep: Adequate amount of sleep is needed to reduce the occurrence of dark circles. While sleeping, keep the head a little raised by placing a pillow under the head. This not only reduces the development of dark circles but also decreases the swelling.

  6. Cold Compression: Using cold compresses can help in reducing the formation of dark circles by bringing about constriction of the blood vessels.

  7. Using Concealer: Makeup cannot treat dark circles; however, it can help in concealing them.

How Can We Prevent the Worsening of Dark Circles?

  1. Ensure eight hours of uninterrupted sleep.

  2. Eat fresh salads and natural foods containing vitamin C.

  3. Avoid alcohol, tea, coffee and soft drinks.

  4. Quit smoking if you do.

  5. Use sunscreen when out in the sun.

  6. Reduce stress.

  7. Use sunglasses that offer UV protection when going out in the sun

How Will I Know If I Have Dark Circles?

Having a look at the mirror is all that you require to know that you have dark circles under your eyes. Even then, if you have a doubt, the dark color of the skin under your eyes as compared to the other areas of your face can indicate the presence of dark circles. The dark circles have a brownish or blackish appearance in people with deeper skin tones while it has the color of blue or purple in fair-skinned individuals. In some cases, puffiness may be associated with dark circles.

Conclusion:

Dark circles, although not a medical concern, have an effect on people due to cosmetic concerns. Incorporating some simple lifestyle modifications like avoiding alcohol and smoking, getting adequate sleep, and consuming fruits and vegetables rich in antioxidants can help in getting rid of dark circles. If it persists, despite this, homeopathic treatment can help in treating dark circles. Also, these do not produce side effects.

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