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MA HUANG

Names for Ma Huang
Pharmaceutical: Herba Ephedrae
Botanical: Ephedra sinica Stapf., Ephedra equisetina Bunge., Ephedra intermedia Schrenk & Mey.(Ephedracea)
Other names: Sheng Ma Huang, Jing Ma Huang, Xi Ma Huang
Description: Ephedra Herb.

Actions
Calms dyspnea; Diuretic; Calms asthma; Calms cough; Promotes sweating; ...

Origin of ma huang
Hebei, Shanxi, Inner-Mongolia, Gansu, Liaoning, Sichuan.;

Preparation of ma huang
The whole plant is gathered from autumn to winter, dried in the shade, and cut into pieces. The drug can also be processed with honey, or ground into powder.;

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