I quote from Health and Beauty Manual To be beautiful (Sonzogno, Milano, 1906), two recipes and some advice to remedy the problem of puffy eyes.
The text reads:
“When the eyes are swollen they particularly recommend light massages:
Castor oil gr.5
Olive oil gr.5
gallic acid 0,50
Balm of Mecca gr.5
Brocchieri Gr.10 of Water
Take a gentle massage around the eye after washing water to fioraliso.
The fig milk, the water lettuce, the fennel water are excellent for washing Eye.
They avoid the swelling of the pupils.
Often, in the morning, the awakening, when you are not sleeping enough or when he has a bad digestion, the eyes are swollen and you must then do light lunches and take healthy nutrition, excluding drugs.
The bags that form under the eye are often manifestations of arthritism and it is therefore necessary to monitor the gut and avoid all alcoholic beverages.
In this case, the vegetarian diet will salutarissimo” (you see also http://www.pilloledistoria.it/11915/storia-contemporanea/pomata-per-unghie-fai-da-te) (Photo gives: donna.nanopress.it).