QI JU DI HUANG PIAN - Herbs for Eyes
QI JU DI HUANG WAN (PIAN*)
Herbs for the Eyes
Lycii & Chrysanthemum aka Lycii and Rehmannia
Traditional Chinese Medicine to Support Eye Health
In the name QI JU DI HUANG, 'QI' is for GOU 'QI' ZI (goji berry). 'JU' refers to 'JU' HUA (chrysanthemum). DI HUANG refers to SHU 'DI HUANG' (rehmannia root), 'WAN' means pill.
QI JU DI HUANG WAN Uses and Indications of When to Use
This formula builds Liver YIN by augmenting the old classic LIU WEI DI HUANG WAN, adding GOU QI ZI (gou ji berries) and JU HUA (chrysanthemum flowers), which then become the chief herbs in the formula. Use for red eyes resulting from diminished Liver YIN caused by overwork, eye strain, drug or alcohol use. Also used for eyes that are sensitive to light (photophobia).
- Red eyes
- Dry eyes
- Eye Pain
QI JU DI HUANG WAN's TCM Uses and Properties
Increases Liver and Kidney Yin, Brightens the Eyes. Used especially for Kidney and Liver YIN Deficiency when Liver Deficiency is predominant over Kidney Deficiency. This is often the case when the chief complaint involves the eyes.
When Not to Use QI JU DI HUANG WAN
Pregnant and nursing women should consult their health care providers before using any nutritional supplement.
Traditional Chinese Medicine is powerful and reliable, but it can be complex. As TCM is not based on symptoms alone, self-diagnosis and self-treatment aren't recommended. Best to start a low cost online-herbal-consultation.
QI JU DI HUANG WAN Ingredients
|Shu Di Huang - Steamed foxglove root
Shan Zhu Yu - cornelian cherry fruit
(Shan Yao) - Yam Root
(Ze Xie) - water plantain rhizome
(Fu Ling) - poria mushroom
(Mu Dan Pi) - tree peony root bark
(Gou Qi Zi) - goji berry
(Ju Hua) - chrysanthemum flower
* WAN VS. PIAN
Compared to teapills known as WAN, ActiveHerb's PIAN are Extra-Strength tablets made from concentrated herbs, and require a smaller dosage. This makes the Activeherb version a decidedly good value.
What’s the Difference Between, PIAN, WAN, TANG, SAN, SHUI and GAO?
- PIAN = Tablet (modern looking pill)
- WAN = Pill (old-style or handmade pill, or black teapill)
- TANG = Water Decoction (boiled whole herbs)
- SAN = Powder (milled or granulated)
- SHUI = Tincture (extract with alcohol or other solvent)
- GAO = Paste (topical unguent or plaster)
** These statements have not been evaluated by the US Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.