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Ephedra herb powder (Ma Huang)

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Also known as

Ephedra Sinica, Ma Huang, Chinese Ephedra                        

Introduction
Ephedra is one of the fundamentals of traditional Chinese medicine and is the best known modern herbal cure for the treatment of respiratory disorders. It has been used for over 5 centuries in China and Asia to treat cold and flu, fever, chills, headaches, bronchial complaints and aching joints and bones.

Constituents
Ephedrine, Pseudoephedrine

Harvest Data
Origin: China
Cultivated without chemicals
Powdered stems

Use
Greatly improves breathing by constricting the blood vessels and expanding bronchial tubes. Traditionally taken as tea, but may be taken in capsules or extract for ease of use. Recommended dosage is 500 mg to 2 grams as needed.

Summary
Ephedra has many different uses depending on the era and location. In the US, it is illegal for Ephedra to be used as a stimulant or for weight loss due to the many injuries and deaths attributed with it's abuse. It's active alkaloid, Ephedrine is considered a "performance enhancing drug" and it's use is prohibited in most competitive sports. It's traditional use was to help strengthen the body in times of sickness to stop fluid leakages and improve circulation. The herb works wonderfully at dilating bronchial vessels while stimulating the heart and CNS. The stems are used to treat asthma, hay fever and allergies.


Precautions
Not to be used as a stimulant. Long term use is not recommended due to health reasons. Do not mix with MAOIs. Recommended to use only under the supervision of a health care practitioner, especially if you are taking prescription drugs or other herbs. Do not use if pregnant, have high blood pressure, heart or thyroid disease, diabetes, difficulty urinating or prostate issues. Stop or reduce use if you experience any of the following: nervousness, tremors, sleeplessness, loss of appetite, nausea or other troubling side effects. Do not exceed the recommended dose. Keep out of reach of children.


Disclaimer
The statements made on this website have not been evaluated by the FDA (U.S. Food & Drug Administration). Our products are not intended to diagnose, cure or prevent any disease. For education and research purposes only. This herb is not FDA approved for any medicinal, cosmetic, dietary, or supplemental use. Customers must be over 18 years of age to purchase anything from this site. Research all items before using.

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This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 14 May, 2016.

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