HOME REMEDIES FOR STYES~ Coriander Seed Eyewash This is a very effective and absolutely safe remedy. Take one teaspoon of coriander seeds and boil in a glass of water. Simmer till the powers of the seeds are properly extracted into the water. Strain and cool the water. Wash your eyes with this solution three or four times daily. The antioxidant properties of coriander will reduce the swelling and unclog the orifices of the glands. The itching and redness will also abate quickly.