Ephedra, Herba (麻黄 Chinese: ma huang)
induces sweating, disperses cold, 2). calms wheezing, 3) for Wind-Cold
Pattern, 4). for wind-Cold cough and wheezing.
Due to past misuse and abuse by multi-level marketing companies and mass marketers Epedra (Ma Huang) is no longer legal to sell in the United States. This is unfortunate because it is a very useful herb in Chinese herbal remedies.