Photophobia according to Chinese Medicine

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In Chinese Medicine photophobia can be treated by four herbs that we have on record. Here is the list below.

The four Chinese Medicinal herbs most likely to help treat photophobia

Why might Borneol (Bing Pian) help with photophobia?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat photophobia as can be seen on Borneol's page.

Borneol is a Cool herb that tastes Bitter. It targets the Spleen, the Heart and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Opens the Orifices and awakens the spirit. Clears Heat and relieves pain.

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

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat photophobia 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 Abalone Shell (Shi Jue Ming) help with photophobia?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat photophobia 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 Cassia Seed (Jue Ming Zi) help with photophobia?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat photophobia as can be seen on Cassia Seed's page.

Cassia Seeds is a Cool herb that tastes Bitter and Sweet. It targets the Large intestine and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Calms ascendant Liver Yang and brightens the eyes. Expels Wind-Heat affecting the eyes. Moistens the Intestines. Lowers both blood pressure and serum cholesterol. Relieve constipation.

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