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Also Known AS:
Mahuang, Desert Herb, Ephedrae herba, Ephedra sinensis, Herbal Ecstasy,
Joint Fir, Mahuang, Ma Huang, Ma-Huang, Mahuanggen (ma huang root), Muzei Mahuang,
Popotillo, Sea Grape, Teamster's Tea, Yellow Astringent, Yellow Horse,
Ma Huang Properties: PUNGENT, BITTER - WARM Dosage: 3 – 9g.
Ephedra Stem Meridian: LUNG, BLADDER
-release exterior, disperse cold – wind-cold,
chills, fever, headache, no sweating
-helps move lung Qi – controls wheezing, cough
-promotes urination – reduce edema
ephedra can be used for weight loss and increase athletic performance. It
is also used for allergies and allergic rhinitis; nasal congestion; and
respiratory tract conditions such as bronchospasm, asthma, and bronchitis.
It is also used orally for colds, flu, fever, chills, headache, edema,
anhidrosis, joint and bone pain, and as a diuretic for edema.
Use of ephedra can cause severe
life-threatening or disabling adverse effects in some people. Reports have
linked long term ephedra use to hypertension, myocardial infarction,
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Benskey & Gamble 1986, Chinese Herbal Medicine Materia Medica,
Seattle Washington, Eastland
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