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Eyelid Cysts

Posted Nov 13 2008 11:52am
If an eyelash going into one’s eye for a few seconds can create discomfort and irritation; it is well imaginable how uncomfortable an eyelid cyst can then be!

The eyes are perhaps one of the most sensitive areas of the human body and even the most minor irritation to it can be distracting. An eyelid cyst may be both painful and awkward.

Fortunately, there is a simple yet completely safe and effective home treatment!

Place a drop of Palma Christi castor oil in the affected eye(s) at bedtime will allow prolonged treatment during the night. Repeat this treatment every night until cyst is gone.

I would go so far as to suggest an organic castor oil but there is no danger (personal reference) in using a high quality cold pressed castor oil. Remeber to read your labels and ask questions. Today, most products have a toll free number on the packaging. Make sure there are no solvents used in the extraction process whenever you are using oils for therapeutic purposes!


Different types of eyelid cysts:

A sty or abscess at the oil gland is one of the most common types of eyelid cysts. The infection causes the eyelid cyst to become red, swollen and tender. A sty usually lasts between 24-72 hours and drain away naturally. An eyelid cyst that persists longer than this period is probably not a sty.

A meibomian cyst or chalazion is a lump on the eyelid that is caused by debris left after an infection.

Sweat gland cysts are common and appear as round, shiny and transparent lumps near the tear ducts.

Keratosis is a combination of keratin and tissue that may be found in various forms.

A white painless swelling on the eyelid may be an inclusion cyst and usually harmless.

Nevus is a flesh colored growth in the
A sty or abscess at the oil gland is one of the most common types of eyelid cysts. The infection causes the eyelid cyst to become red, swollen and tender. A sty usually lasts between 24-72 hours and drain away naturally. An eyelid cyst that persists longer than this period is probably not a sty

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