Red and sore eyes according to Chinese Medicine

A herbal formula that might help with red and sore eyes

Long Dan Xie Gan Tang

Source date: 1682 AD

Number of ingredients: 10 herbs

Key actions: Clears Heat and Fire from the Liver and Gallbladder. Clears and drains Damp-Heat from the Lower Burner.

Why might Long Dan Xie Gan Tang help with red and sore eyes?

Because it is a formula often recommended to treat the pattern '/tcm-education-center/patterns/heat_excess_in_the_liver_or_gallbladder' of which red and sore eyes is a symptom.

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Chinese Gentian might help with red and sore eyes

Why might Chinese Gentian (Long Dan Cao) help with red and sore eyes?

Because it is a key herb in Long Dan Xie Gan Tang, a herbal formula indicated to treat the pattern '' (a pattern with red and sore eyes as a symptom)

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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