This section is from the book "A Practitioner's Handbook Of Materia Medica And Therapeutics", by Thos. S. Blair. Also available from Amazon: A Practitioner's handbook of Materia Medica and Therapeutics.
Glandulae Thyroidae Siccae, used in myxedema, psoriasis, goitre, obesity, mammary tumor, uterine fibroid, and in cretinism. Average dose, 4 gr. Watch the pulse when giving large doses. The homeopaths employ this agent as above and also (in 3x attenuation) for tachycardia, palpitation, and in amblyopia.