Editor’s note: The eye is the most important organ of the human senses. About half of the knowledge and memory in the brain are acquired through the eye, and everyone should protect it Good it. As we age, the eyes, like other organs, will also suffer from problems such as meibinitis, keratitis, conjunctivitis, floaters, and cataracts. Here, three medicinal teas are recommended to relieve eye discomfort, and readers can use them symptomatically.
Dandelion and light bamboo leaves eliminate stymi
sty, also called hordeolitis, is a common acute purulent inflammation of the eyelid glands and eyelash hair follicles. The patient showed local redness and pain of the eyelid, induration, burning sensation, and even painful refusal to press, redness of the white of the eye, or swelling of the eyelid, dry mouth and thirst, burning and yellow urine, constipation, red tongue and yellow coating.
Patients can take this medicated tea regularly: take 5 grams of dried dandelion, 5 grams of pale bamboo leaves, 5 grams of honeysuckle, and 3 grams of dried tangerine peel. After washing the four herbs, put them into a cup of water, add boiling water, and simmer for 20 minutes. Drink after warming, and can be brewed repeatedly until tasteless. You can also use a clean towel to soak the tea and apply heat to the affected area for 15 minutes each time, 1-2 times a day. In the prescription, dried dandelion belongs to the liver and stomach meridian, which can clear heat and detoxify, reduce swelling and dispel stagnation, relieve dampness and dampness, clear liver and improve eyesight; light bamboo leaves clear heat and relieve fire, relieve irritability, quench thirst, diuresis and relieve leaching; honeysuckle clears heat, detoxification, and evacuate Wind-heat; Tangerine peel regulates qi and invigorates the spleen, removes dampness and reduces phlegm. Combining the four flavors has the effects of clearing away heat, purging fire, detoxification and reducing swelling. The sooner you drink it, the better the effect.
Be careful not to eat fried and spicy foods during illness. If the skin is not ulcerated, apply warm compresses. Otherwise, warm compresses should not be used to prevent the infection from getting worse. In addition, do not squeeze the affected area with your hands, otherwise it may cause the spread of sepsis and a serious situation. ▲
Nepeta frutescensAuxiliary treatment of keratitis
Keratitis is a common inflammatory disease in ophthalmology. Infection, corneal foreign body or abrasion, eye contact with contaminated medicine or water, or chronic wasting diseases such as diabetes and malnutrition can easily cause this disease. The patient’s affected eyes will have symptoms such as photophobia, tearing, foreign body sensation, and redness, accompanied by sore throat, nasal congestion, runny nose, dry mouth, chills and fever, red tongue, and thin yellow coating.
Patients with keratitis can often take this tea: take 10 grams of Nepeta, 5 grams of Nepeta, 5 grams of peppermint, 5 grams of Daqingye, 10 grams of Isatis indigotica. Combine Nepeta, Daqingye and Isatis indigotica together Put it in a health pot or a medicine pot, soak in cold water for 30 minutes, boil for 20 minutes, add mint and nepeta ears, and cook together for another 10 minutes. Let it warm and drink. “Compendium of Materia Medica” records that Nepeta ears can “dissipate wind and heat, clear the boss, relieve throat, reduce sores and swelling, cure items, and black flowers in the eyes (floating mosquitoes).” Sores; Cranberry can treat symptoms such as headache, dizziness, red eyes and excessive tears, eye pain, gingival swelling and pain, dampness and contracture; peppermint is a sweating antipyretic medicine, which can cure influenza, headache, eye Symptoms such as redness, body heat, swelling and pain in the throat and gums; Daqingye can clear heat and detoxify, cool blood and reduce spots; Isatis root has the effects of clearing heat and detoxification, cooling blood and relieving pharynx. Several medicines are shared, which can clear the liver, improve eyesight, expel wind and heat.
This medicated tea can be used with eye drops, but if the affected eye has blurred vision, decreased vision, unbearable pain and other symptoms, you need to go to the hospital immediately to avoid delaying the condition. ▲
Dendrobium wolfberry relieves floaters
floaters are more common in myopia patients and the elderly. There are dark shadows in front of one or both eyes of the patient, which are linear, dotted, filamentous or lumpy, accompanied by long-term visual fatigue, dry eyes, dizziness, tinnitus, waist and knee weakness, spermatorrhea and uterine bleeding, and thin tongue, etc. symptom.
Patients can use the following to make tea: take 10 grams of dendrobium, 10 grams of wolfberry, 10 grams of salvia, 10 grams of yam, put the four flavors into a health pot or pot, and simmer for 20 minutes on low heat after the water is boiled, instead of tea. . In the prescription, Dendrobium has the effects of nourishing body fluid, nourishing yin and clearing away heat. It is often used for symptoms such as fever and body fluid injury, dry mouth and polydipsia, insufficient stomach yin, yin deficiency and fire, skeletal steaming heat, dark eyes, soft muscles and bones; Lycium barbarum invigorates deficiency and essence, clears heat and improves eyesight; Danshen has the effects of promoting blood circulation and removing blood stasis, clearing the heart and eliminating annoyance, cooling blood and eliminating carbuncle; Chinese yam invigorates the spleen, nourishes the lung, strengthens the kidney and nourishes the essence. Combination of four flavors can nourish liver and kidney, promote blood circulation and improve eyesight.
The floaters mentioned here do not include vitreous hemorrhage caused by hemorrhage of the fundus or vitreous opacity caused by intraocular inflammation such as uveitis. In addition, dendrobium is sticky and it is difficult to dissolve the active ingredients in hot water. It is best to cut it and cook for at least 20 minutes. ▲