Derived from the dried rhizome and root of the plant, ephedra has been used as a medicinal herb for thousands of years in India and China.
AHRQ - Ephedra and Ephedrine
Ephedra's finding towards weight loss and athletic performance.
Cambride University - Botanic Garden
Article covering ephedra's species, medicinal uses, and habitat.
Colorado Rocky Mountain Wildflowers
Article based on ephedra family, specially on viridis, cutleri and torreyana species. Maps and photographs included.
Diagnose Me - Ephedra
History, side effects, and why is it recommended.
Mayo Clinic: Ephedra
Presents an overview covering evidence and dosing involved with this herb.
MSKCC - Ephedra
Includes information on uses, constituents, and mechanism of action.
NCCIH - Ephedra
Covers the side effects and caution towards this herb. References available.
NRCS - Ephedra
Presents an interactive map indicating where the herb grows in the US. Images included.
Plants for a Future - Ephedra gerardiana
Presents edible uses of this herb together with the physical characteristics. Pictures of the herb are also available.
University of Maryland Medical Center
Provides an overview of the plant alongside its medicinal uses and indications. Includes precautions and supporting research.
USU Extension - Green Ephedra
Fact sheet including ecological adaptations, uses, and management.
Whole Health Chicago
Article based on the herb's side effect, interaction and cautions.
Extended list of species and medical uses.
Last update:March 18, 2015 at 22:36:03 UTC