Shi Jue Ming – Abalone shell – Haliotis – “Stone Sense Brightness”

Nature: salty, cold

Enters: Liver, Kidney

Actions: Clears liver heat; subdues the liver and suppresses rising liver yang; promotes vision, dispels superficial visual obstruction.

• Liver yang rising: dizziness, vertigo, headache, hypertension.
• Liver fire: red and swollen eyes, nebulas, blurry vision, optic neuritis, photophobia, pterygium.
• Topical ophthalmic: apply as a very fine powder to eyes.
• If the digestion is poor, use only 15g.
• Decoct for about one hour longer than other herbs.

Dose: 9-30g

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