Sargassum Decoction for the Jade Flask
Transform Phlegm and Dissipate Nodules
Transform phlegm, soften hard masses, reduce and dissipate goiter
Wai Ke Zheng Zong (1617)
For Qi goiter (Qi Ying), originally called rock-like goiter (Shi Ying), characterized by masses in the center of the neck which are hard like a rock and immobile. They do not change the color of the skin and do not ulcerate. Tongue coat is thin and greasy, pulse is wiry and slippery.
First dosages are from the source text. Today most practitioners use the dosages in parentheses.