Red Raspberry leaves consists of astringent compounds that help to relieve pain and shrink inflamed tissues. This herb is also a great herbal source of manganese.
Bayberry bark contains astringent compounds that reduce the secretion of fluids, reduce pain and shrink inflamed tissues.
Marigold has LUTEIN and ZEAXANTHIN which reduces the need for cataract surgery
Ginko improves blood circulation to the optic nerve which may help ease those with glaucoma. Researchers conducted a test that showed the group who were treated with the ginkgo extract, showed significant improvement of their visual field
Bilberry fruit and leaf extracts work by improving the microcirculation and regeneration of retinal purple, a substance require for good eyesight and helps to protect the retina, the nerve layer that lines the back of the eye and sends nerve impulses to the visual areas of the brain.
Studies conducted in the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s suggest that anthocyandins improve symptoms of a variety of visual problems including nearsightedness, cataracts and macular degeneration. It also supports and protects collagen structures in the blood vessels of the eyes, assuring strong, healthy capillaries that carry vital nutrients to eye muscles and nerves. It increases the generation of enzymes responsible for energy production in the eyes.
Passion Flower leaves are an herb that can release the tension of your eye muscles and great for those who are suffering with eyestrain. It has been noted that Passion Flower tincture kills the bacteria that is said to cause eye irritations. It has been said that it helps with inflamed eyes and weakness of vision.
Goji Berry has zeaxanthin, and it absorbs the blue light and protect the delicate retinal area of the eye.
Goldenseal is a popular herbal treatment for its antibacterial properties.
Cayenne Pepper, now don’t let this scare you. Not much is in this formula and it will burn a little, but it very healing and invites oxygen to the eye. The eye is a separate entity from the body and does not get oxygen like the rest of the body does. Some forms of eye infection include keratitis, often linked to contact lens use, and endophthalmitis (an inflammatory condition), an infection inside of the eye. One of the most common types of eye infection is pink eye, or conjunctivitis, It also has the ability to increase blood flow to your eyes, so all other herbs will absorb better. Cayenne pepper contains capsaicin which helps reduce blood pressure and improve circulation, helping to prevent conditions that may affect your eyesight. Diabetics may experience eye problems such as diabetic retinopathy. The anti-hypertensive and cholesterol-lowering properties of Cayenne pepper extract could help by reducing the risk factors for the condition, as well.
Jiaogulan is used for high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and improving heart function. It is also used for strengthening the immune system, increasing stamina and endurance, improving memory, and preventing hair loss. As an adaptogen, it reduces the negative effects of stress on the human body. Notice that a number of these benefits are relevant to glaucoma.
Warnings: Contains Cayenne Pepper. Dilute properly when using as an eyewash. Temporary burning is normal. If you have a medical condition or take pharmaceutical drugs, please consult with your doctor before use. Keep away from children. Use only as directed on labelIndividual results may vary. Do not take if pregnant or nursing. If you have health conditions or concerns, talk to your Dr first.