Mountain Rose Herbs

Ephedra (Mormon Tea) Extract

Also known as

Mormon Tea, Indian Tea. NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH Ephedra sinica

Introduction

Similar to the related species Ephedra sinica;

Constituents

Ephedrine

Parts Used

The stems

Typical Preparations

Usually teas, but for convenience it may be taken as a capsule or extract.

Summary

Most members of this genus contain various medicinally active alkaloids (but notably ephedrine).

Precautions

Typically used in herbal combinations, under the supervisions of someone qualified to use this substance. Not to be used as a stimulant, and its long term use is not recommended. Avoid while pregnant.

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