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Easy Chinese Herbal Tea for Computer Eye Strain

Working from home on a laptop and noticing your eyes feel a bit dry, tired, or sore? There’s herbs for that. Specifically Chinese herbs.

The American Optometric Association notes that screen time over 2 hours a day can lead to computer vision syndrome or also known as digital eye strain.

These days it’s uncommon to have screen time less than 2 hours.

A common Chinese herbal drink for eye strain is a tea made of goji berries and chrysanthemum flowers in warm water.

Goji berries are a Chinese herb which helps to nourish the eyes and ensure moisture and Yin of the eyes. In fact, these berries contain the antioxidant zeaxanthin which helps protect eyes from age related disease.

Chrysanthemum flowers are another Chinese herb. In traditional Chinese herbal medicine this herb helps to reduce heat, wind, and nourish yin of the eyes which is perfect for dry itchy eyes. Read More

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What is Chai Hu Shu Gan Tang??

Chai Hu Shu Gan Tang

The formula you’ve never heard about to soothe America in 2020/21

#theeformulaof2020

Since the many events of 2020 our culture has been through a lot, to say the least. All too commonly patients are presenting with a whole new (or enhanced) set of symptoms, resulting at least in part, from all the tumultuous shifts in our external environment. Anxiety, depression, insomnia, and burn-out are all on the rise. Chai Hu Shu Gan Tang or Bupleurum Powder to Spread the Liver has been in use for the last 400 years and might be making a comeback! Read More

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