If you get plenty of sleep and still have dark circles under your eyes, that's not unusual. Fatigue isn't the only reason for dark circles under your eyes. What appear to be dark circles under your eyes are sometimes just shadows cast by puffy eyelids or hollows under your eyes that develop as a normal part of ageing.
Fatigue is the most common cause of dark circles under your eyes. Sometimes, what appear to be dark circles under your eyes may merely be shadows cast by puffy eyelids or hollows under your eyes that develop as a normal part of aging.
Some of the most common causes of true under-eye circles are:
· Contact dematitis
· Allergic rhinitis
· Heredity — dark under-eye circles can run in families
· Pigmentation irregularities — these are a particular concern for people of color, especially blacks and Asians
· Rubbing or scratching your eyes
· Sun exposure, which prompts your body to produce more melanin, the pigment that gives skin its color
· Thinning skin and loss of fat and collagen — common as you age — can make the reddish-blue blood vessels under your eyes more obvious
Homoeopathic remedies are very effective for treating dark circles around the eyes. Some of the important remedies are given below--
PHOSPHORIC ACID 30-Phosphoric Acid is an excellent remedy for dark circles around or below eyes due to fatigue. The eyes are surrounded with bluish rings. The person needing Phosphoric Acid is very weak. If the weakness shows in both the physical and mental planes, Phosphoric Acid is the remedy. The face of such a person appears pale and the eyes are surrounded by bluish rings. The person also looks very tired and fatigued. Weakness arising out of sexual excesses is also included as a causative factor. A history of mental grief associated with Dark Circles often suggests the use of Phosphoric Acid. The person shows a marked weariness and is exhausted either mentally or physically or both. The combination of two hallmark symptoms suggesting the use of Phosphoric Acid is marked weakness and dark circles around eyes.
FERRUM MET 30-Ferrum Met is linked to anemia. The face appears pale in anemic conditions and the veins under the eyes stand dominantly with a bluish appearance. The dark circles around eyes is best solved with the use of Ferrum Met and this remedy can be safely used when dark circlesare linked to anemia. The face gives a pale appearance with prominent dark circles around the eyes. General weakness due to decreased blood is also noted in most persons requiring Ferrum Met.
CINA 30-Cina is the best remedy for dark circles around ayes. Majority of children needing this medicine show a marked irritability in their nature. They are very cross and obstinate. They desire various kinds of things and will not rest and let others rest till their demands are met. This marked irritability and obstinacy reaches the utmost levels along with the appearance of dark circles. Another complaint that can be present in children with dark rings is worm infestation. In children with worms, weakness and anemic condition are common. Such children remain weak in spite of having a good appetite. The food taken by them serves as meals for the worms, which do not allow the children to gain weight and make them weak. The weakness is also reflected in the face with its pale appearance and dark circles. Homeopathic medicine Cina should always be considered as a first line of treatment in cases of dark circles in children.
BERBERIS VULGARIS 30-Berberis Vulgaris is of great help for treatment of blue rings around eyes when the cheeks are sunken and the face also gives a pale tint. The face appears sick.
ACETIC ACID 30-Acetic Acid is a good remedy when the face shows marks of weakness with a wax-like coating and eyes are surrounded with bluish circles. The eyes also appear sunken.
LYCOPODIUM 200-Lycopodium is an excellent medicine if the face appears greyish yellow with bluish circles surrounding the eyes. Otherwise, Lycopodium is a commonly used remedy for gastric ailments.
NATRUM CARB 30- Natrum Carb is a good Homeopathic cure when the eyes show swelling along with blue rings around eyes.
PHOSPHORUS 30- Phosphorus is of great help to treat dark circles under the eyes with a pale face. The rings under eyes appear bluish with a sickly appearance of the face.
SEPIA 30-- Sepia is usually prescribed for women who have dark rings under the eyes. Such women usually have some sort of history regarding irregularity in their menstrual cycle. They may also have black discoloration on cheeks and nose (Chloasma) in addition to dark circles below the eyes.
CHINA 30- China is used when dark rings around eyes have appeared due to anemia arising out of sudden blood loss. The blood loss may be from any part of body, either traumatic or due to some underlying tissue pathology in the body.
NATRUM MUR 30- Natrum Mur is the best remedy when the face appears greasy and shiny with dominant dark rings around the eyes. The eyelids may also show swelling. Craving for salty things if noted should be considered a top rank symptom to select Natrum Mur over other remedies.
KALI PHOS 30-Kali Phos is the best remedy for dark circles due to stress. The person needing Kali Phos is constantly in a worried state and is under depression with appearance of dark circles. Kali Phos is the top medicine that acts as a proper supplement for persons who are exhausted and stressed with dark rings.