How to Clean Contact Lenses with Eucalyptus Oil

Are you tired of using harsh chemical solutions to clean your contact lenses? Looking for a more natural and gentle option? Look no further than eucalyptus oil!

Few things can be as frustrating as having to regularly clean and maintain your contact lenses. There are so many solutions out there, but most of them contain harsh chemicals that can be irritating and drying to your eyes. That’s why we’re excited to share a natural and gentle solution: eucalyptus oil.

Why Eucalyptus Oil?

Eucalyptus oil is derived from the leaves of the eucalyptus tree, native to Australia. It has natural antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties, making it an ideal solution for cleaning contact lenses.

Not only is it gentle and effective, it’s also affordable and easy to find at your local health food store or online. Plus, it smells amazing!

How to Use Eucalyptus Oil to Clean Your Contact Lenses

1. Start by washing your hands thoroughly with soap and water.

2. Mix 1-2 drops of eucalyptus oil into a small cup of warm water.

3. Carefully place one of your contact lenses into the solution, making sure it’s completely submerged.

4. Let the lens soak in the solution for 5-10 minutes.

5. After soaking, gently rub the lens between your thumb and index finger.

6. Rinse the lens with fresh water and place it into your contact lens case.

7. Repeat the process with your other lens.

8. Dispose of the solution and wash your cup thoroughly with soap and water.

Additional Tips

– Only use pure, high-quality eucalyptus oil. Lower quality oils may contain additives or impurities that could be harmful to your eyes.

– Always rinse your lenses thoroughly with fresh water before putting them in your eyes.

– Avoid touching your contact lenses with your bare hands, as this can transfer oils and bacteria onto them.

– If you experience any discomfort or irritation while using eucalyptus oil, stop using it immediately and consult your eye doctor.


With eucalyptus oil, cleaning your contact lenses has never been easier or more natural. Say goodbye to harsh chemical solutions and hello to a gentler, more effective option. Give it a try today and see the difference for yourself!

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