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Hai Zao Yu Hu Tang (Sargassum decoction for the Jade Flask) 海藻玉壺湯


Formula Type Formulas that Dispel Phlegm
Diagnosis Goiter due to stagnation of dampness, phlegm, Qi, and blood
Action Transforms phlegm, softens hard mass, reduces and dissipates goiter
Indication Masses in the center of the neck that are rock-like in hardness, immobile, cause no change in the colour of the skin, do not ulcerate, thin greasy tongue coating, wiry and slippery pulse
Remarks Also used for superficial tumours in other parts of the body for relatively acute desorders that are excessive in nature

Hai Zao (tested) (9 g)

Kun Bu (tested) (9 g)

Hai Dai (9 g)

Bei Mu (Chuan) (9 g)

Ban Xia (Fa) (Organic) (9 g)

Du Huo (tested) (9 g)

Chuan Xiong (tested) (6 g)

Dang Gui (tested) (9 g)

Qing Pi (tested) (6 g)

Chen Pi (tested) (4.5 g)

Lian Qiao (tested) (9 g)

Gan Cao (tested) (3 g)


This information is a reference tool for Chinese herbal studies. It is not intended to replace professional medical advice. Please consult a primary health professional if you require health advisory.