If your eyes feel irritated, look red, or even feel gritty like you have some sand stuck in them, then you might have dry eye. Dry eyes is a common condition that occurs when your tears aren’t able to provide enough lubrication for your eyes which causes discomfort. Fortunately, there are remedies that can help relieve dry eye symptoms.
Paprika is a popular spice made from the dried peppers that has been used for thousands of years. Paprika is commonly used in rice and in stews. Its popularity stems from the fact that it is quite tasty but it is also loaded with micro-nutrients, antioxidants and vitamins. Paprika has an extremely high concentration of vitamin A, which is great for easing dry eye symptoms. Vitamin A is present naturally in tear film of eyes that are healthy. Vitamin A plays an important role in production of the lubricating layer of tear film in the eyes that is crucial for the productions of tears which naturally lubricates the eyes.
Using paprika is really easy. It is a common spice that can be added to almost any food, vegetable or starch. You can get your daily dose of paprika by sprinkling it on rice, a potato, steak, fish, chicken soup or eggs. The best method is to use paprika once a day and then monitor how your eyes feel after 2 to 3 weeks. You can continue to use paprika even after your eyes feel better as it is a natural antioxidant and it will also promote long lasting eye health.