Enrich the Kidneys and Improve Vision Decoction
Nourish & Tonify the Yin
Enriches the Yin, Nourishes the Blood, Tonifies the Qi, Clears Heat, Resolves Toxicity & Brightens the Eyes
Restoration of Health from the Myriad Diseases (1587)
Historically used for eye pain in the presence of spirit consumption, Kidney deficiency or scant blood, and for visual dizziness; with modifications, it can be used for for wind-heat and red and swollen eye in patients who are constitutionally yin-blood deficient. Presently, it is used for chronic nervous exhaustion, diminished visual acuity, easily-tired eyes, excessive tearing, itching, or pain in the eyes, and cataracts as well as for constitutionally weak patients who contract wind-heat eye disorders such as conjunctivitis or sties, or patients who suffer pain or swelling following surgery or other invasive procedures at or near the eye.