Plant and Herbs

Herba Ephedrae for Body and Health

Herba Ephedrae, commonly known as Ephedra Stem, Mormon Tea, Chinese Joint Fir, Numb Yellow, and Northern Aromatic is a herb that has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for more than 5,000 years, primarily to treat bronchitis, asthma, and hay fever.

What are the benefits of Herba Ephedra?

Herba Ephedra is widely used by athletes as a performance-enhancing drug.

Ephedra has been used for weight loss and obesity, sometimes in combination with aspirin and caffeine.

What are the side effects of Herba Ephedra?

Adverse effects of ephedra consumption may include severe skin reactions, headache, insomnia, irritability, nervousness, dizziness, trembling, headache, profuse perspiration, insomnia, dehydration, itchy scalp and skin, vomiting, and hyperthermia.

More serious side effects include seizures, heart attack, irregular heartbeat, stroke, and death.

Important Note:

There is not much scientific evidence saying that Herba Ephedra can help with the above-mentioned benefits and medical conditions. Always consult a doctor before using herbs or any plant extracts.