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  • n. Plural form of eyewash.


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  • Triphala tea, which is made by steeping a teaspoon of triphala in a cup of boiling water and then straining the resultant fluid through a fine mesh cloth, is one of the best eyewashes and strengtheners of the eyes.


  • These eyewashes are also good for many other eye abnormalities, including glaucoma and cataracts.


  • The Healer concocted soothing eyewashes to rinse her sore eyes and face with whenever they stopped.

    Exile's Honor

  • One of them was Mary de la Marche, who advertised in the newspaper salves and eyewashes for sale.

    A Portrait of Old George Town

  • Why should we never use eyewashes except upon the advice of a competent physician?

    Hygienic Physiology : with Special Reference to the Use of Alcoholic Drinks and Narcotics

  • The narrowed or obstructed ducts may be made pervious by a fine, silver probe passed down to the lacrimal sac, and any existing inflammation of the passages may be counteracted by the use of steaming mashes of wheat bran, by fomentations or wet cloths over the face, and even by the use of astringent eyewashes and the injection of similar liquids into the lacrimal canal from its nasal opening.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse

  • Powerful emetics, purgatives, and eyewashes are the most popular physickings.

    The Art of Travel Shifts and Contrivances Available in Wild Countries

  • Eye conditions that are treated with compresses or eyewashes may also be alleviated with Epsom salt baths.

    eHow - Health How To's

  • Prajaya, AP, says: When killers, cops, judges and investigators belong to same 'group', can anyone expect any type of justice except some eyewashes.

    The Times of India

  • Emergency eyewashes were not available to employees who worked around corrosive chemicals.

    Reliable Plant Magazine


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