Bloodshot eyes according to Chinese Medicine

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In Chinese Medicine bloodshot eyes can be treated by five herbs that we have on record. Here is the list below.

The five Chinese Medicinal herbs most likely to help treat bloodshot eyes

Why might Pagoda Tree Pod (Huai Jiao) help with bloodshot eyes?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat bloodshot eyes as can be seen on Pagoda Tree Pod's page.

Pagoda Tree Pods is a Cold herb that tastes Bitter. It targets the Gallbladder, the Large intestine and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Clears Heat, cools the Blood, moistens the Intestines and stops bleeding. Clears and drains Liver Fire, nourishes the Liver, brightens the eyes and reduces blood pressure.

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Why might Chinese Gentian (Long Dan Cao) help with bloodshot eyes?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat bloodshot eyes as can be seen on Chinese Gentian's page.

Chinese Gentian is a Cold herb that tastes Bitter. It targets the Gallbladder, the Heart, the Large intestine, the Liver and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Expels Damp-Heat especially in the Liver and Gallbladder Meridians. Clears Liver-Fire. Clears Liver-Wind.

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Why might Abalone Shell (Shi Jue Ming) help with bloodshot eyes?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat bloodshot eyes as can be seen on Abalone Shell's page.

Abalone Shells is a Cold herb that tastes Salty. It targets the Kidney, the Liver and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Clears Heat and calms ascending Liver Yang. Clears Liver Heat that is obstructing the vision.

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Why might Buddleia Flower (Mi Meng Hua) help with bloodshot eyes?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat bloodshot eyes as can be seen on Buddleia Flower's page.

Buddleia Flowers is a Cool herb that tastes Sweet. It targets the Liver.

Its main actions are: Clears Liver Heat and brightens the eyes.

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Why might Puncture Vine Fruit (Ji Li) help with bloodshot eyes?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat bloodshot eyes as can be seen on Puncture Vine Fruit's page.

Puncture Vine Fruits is a Warm herb that tastes Bitter and Pungent. It targets the Liver and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Calms Liver-Yang. Clears Wind-Heat and clears the eyes. Invigorates Liver Qi by removing Stagnation. Relieves itchiness.

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