Tonifies Liver and Kidney Yin, Nourishes Liver Blood, Clears Heat, Subdues Liver Yang, Extinguishes Wind, Benefits the Eyes
Liver and Kidney Yin and Blood deficiency presenting with chronic visual and eye disorders including blurring of vision, diminished vision, floaters, sensitivity to light, night blindness, eye twitching, red eyes, chronically dry, irritated eyes, excessive tearing, pressure in or behind the eyes, and worsening of symptoms and vision with overuse of eyes. Symptoms may be accompanied by afternoon fever, hot flashes, night sweats, irritability, lower back pain, or fatigue. Yin deficiency may be complicated by Liver Yang rising and internal wind and may include such symptoms as recurrent headaches, vertigo and tinnitus. Tongue: red with a scanty coat or no coat Pulse: thin, rapid, thready, wiry
Sjogrens syndrome, keratitis, non-acute glaucoma, cataracts, retinitis, retinal detachment, macular degeneration, optic nerve atrophy, optic neuritis, herpes simplex retinitis, myopia, degenerative visual disorders, photophobia, excessive lacrimation, hypertension, hyperthyroidism, chronic migraine headaches, chronic hepatitis, costochondritis, diabetes, restless leg syndrome, calf cramps
8 pills, 3 x day.
Administer half an hour before or one hour after eating. In severe cases or in the initial phases of treatment, dosage may be increased to 8-12 pills 3 times per day, then reduced to a maintenance dose as the treatment takes effect. May be used long-term for several weeks to several months. May be used over the course of several years. Monitor for signs of Spleen Qi deficiency. For weakened digestion with a tendency to dampness or phlegm, it may be administered with Bao He San/Wan or Xiang Sha Liu Jun Zi San/Wan.
Rehmannia glutinosa root-prep, Cornus officinalis fruit, Dioscorea opposita rhizome, Haliotis diversicolor shell, Paeonia suffruticosa root-bark, Poria cocos fungus, Alisma plantago aquatica rhizome, Lycium barbarum fruit, Tribulus terrestris fruit, Paeonia lactiflora root, Angelica sinensis root, Chrysanthemum morifolium flower. – Shu di huang, Shan zhu yu, Shan yao, Shi jue ming, Mu dan pi, Fu ling, Ze xie, Gou qi zi, Bai ji li, Bai shao, Dang gui, Ju hua.
Cautions & Contraindications:
Contraindicated during the early stages of acute illness such as cold and flu, or during an acute infection. Contraindicated for eye disorders due to exterior excess heat. Use with caution in Spleen deficient patients with a tendency to loose stools, diarrhea, poor appetite or chronic digestive weakness.
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