Rinse eyes with a 2% solution TID/QID
PO: 2 caps BID/TID (cap sizes vary)
Tincture: (1:5 in 45% alcohol) 2-6 mL TID
Liquid Extract: (1:1 in 25% alcohol) 2-4 mL TID
PO: take with water at mealtimes
Eye inflammation & irritation
Pregnancy & Lactation
Pregnancy Category: N/A
A:Generally acceptable. Controlled studies in pregnant women show no evidence of fetal risk.
B:May be acceptable. Either animal studies show no risk but human studies not available or animal studies showed minor risks and human studies done and showed no risk.
C:Use with caution if benefits outweigh risks. Animal studies show risk and human studies not available or neither animal nor human studies done.
D:Use in LIFE-THREATENING emergencies when no safer drug available. Positive evidence of human fetal risk.
X:Do not use in pregnancy. Risks involved outweigh potential benefits. Safer alternatives exist.
NA:Information not available.
Mechanism of Action
Contains antioxidants, astringents & antibiotics
Efficacy: not established