Tonifies Liver and Kidney Yin, Nourishes Liver Blood, Benefits the Eyes
Liver and Kidney Yin deficiency with Liver deficiency predominating. Presenting with blurring of vision, visual weakness, dry, irritated or painful eyes, eyes that tear easily on exposure to wind, floaters before the eyes, sensitivity to light, pressure behind the eyes, recurrent headaches, dizziness, vertigo, tinnitus, dull costal pain, accompanied by irritability, fatigue, soreness and weakness of the lower back and knees, calf cramps. Tongue: red with a scanty coat or no coat. Pulse: thin, rapid, thready, wiry Biomedical Applications: glaucoma, photophobia, cataracts, retinitis, herpes simplex retinitis, retinal detachment, macular degeneration, optic nerve atrophy, optic neuritis, keratitis, myopia, migraine headache, hypertension, hyperthyroidism, diabetes, Sjogrens syndrome, chronic hepatitis, costochondritis
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, a 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.
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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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