Black Pearl Rehmannia Formula To Brighten The Eyes pill 35g




This formula is a variant of the formula by the same name from 1644. The formula's name refers to the base formula ([liu wei] di huang wan), and the fact that it was designed to improve the eyesight (ming mu) ‐ literally 'brighten the eyes'.

This is a broad acting formula that covers a number of bases. Because of the TCM association of the eyes and the sense of vision with the Liver (specifically with the Liver Blood), one of the formula's main therapeutic actions is to nourish the Liver Blood. This variation may also nourishes the Yin of both the Kidney and Liver. By nourishing the Kidney, the Liver is also benefited due to the Five Phases promotion relationship that exists between these organs. In addition tonification of the Kidney may assist in keeping the eyes moist due to the Kidney's governance of fluid metabolism. Moreover, because this formula may also act to reduce deficiency Fire and subdue Yang hyperactivity.

It should be noted that this is essentially a tonifying formula and is therefore specific for deficiency conditions.

  • Traditionally used in Chinese medicine to enrich kidneys in Kidney Yin Deficiency pattern
  • Traditionally used in Chinese medicine to support healthy vision
  • Traditionally used in Chinese medicine to nourish the liver in Liver Yin Deficiency pattern

Nourishes the Liver and Kidney Yin, nourishes the Blood and Essence, calms the Liver and subdues the hyperactive Yang, sends Essence and Blood to the eyes to improve eyesight.

Kidney and Liver Yin deficiency
Liver Blood deficiency
Liver Yang hyperactivity


Each Pill contains:  
Alisma orientale (Alisma) rhizome equiv. to dry 26.8mg
Angelica polymorpha root equiv. to dry 26.8mg
Astragalus complanatus seed extract equiv. to dry 26.8mg
Chrysanthemum sinense (Chrysanthemun) flower equiv. to dry 17.9mg
Cornus officinalis (Cornelian Cherry) fruit equiv. to dry 35.7mg
Dioscorea oppositifolia (Chinese Yam) root equiv. to dry 44.7mg
Lycium barbarum (Goji Berry) fruit equiv. to dry 35.7mg
Paeonia lactiflora (Peony) root equiv. to dry 26.8mg
Paeonia suffruticosa (Tree Peony) stem bark equiv. to dry 26.8mg
Rehmannia glutinosa (Chinese Foxglove Root) root equiv. to dry 44.7mg
Tribulus terrestris (Tribulus) fruit equiv. to dry 26.8mg
Wolfiporia cocos fruiting body equiv. dry 35.74

Not suitable for acute inflammation of the eyes.

Contraindicated during an episode of the common cold or flu
Talk to a TCM practitioner/health professional if you are unsure if this medicine is right for you.

TGA Listed product with Aust L 127436.

 Download TGA Public Summary for TGA published information including excipients, which are listed under 'Other Ingredients'.