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Ephedra intermedia  Schrenk & C. A. Mey.

   

Botanical Name

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Ephedra intermedia Schrenk & C. A. Mey.

Synonym(s)

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Ephedra ferganensis V. Nikitin, E. glauca Regel, E. intermedia var. glauca (Regel) Stapf, E. intermedia var. persica Stapf, E. intermedia var. schrenkii Stapf, E. intermedia var. tibetica Stapf, E. microsperma V. Nikitin, E. persica (Stapf) V. Nikitin, E. tesquorum V. Nikitin, E. tibetica (Stapf) V. Nikitin, E. valida V. Nikitin.

Family

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Ephedraceae

 

General Info

Description

An evergreen shrub up to 1 m tall, densely branched, erect to spreading or sometimes with a creeping stem producing single, erect, green primary branches. Branchlets yellowish or bluish green, often pruinose, internodes usually 2-6 cm × 1.5-3.5 mm, straight or slightly bent. Leaves in whorls of 3 or opposite, connate for at least 2/3 their length. Pollen cones up to 8, whorled, usually clustered at nodes, often sessile; bracts in 3 or 4 pairs or whorls; anthers 5-8, sessile or shortly stipitate; staminate column slightly exserted. Seed cones ellipsoid, ovoid, or oblong-ovoid; bracts in 2-5 pairs or whorls, outer ones connate at base, apical pair or whorl connate for ca. 1/2 their length, margins membranous, globose, red, and fleshy at maturity; integument tube long, 3-5 mm, usually spirally twisted. Berry ovoid, red. Seeds 2 or 3, ovoid or elongate-ovoid, 5-6 × ca. 3 mm, brownish, concealed by bracts.

Herb Effects

Antispasmodic and antiviral (whole plant); antidote, diaphoretic, diuretic, vasoconstrictor and vasodilator (stem); antihydrotic (root)

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Medicinal Use

The whole plant acts promptly to reduce swellings of the mucous membranes and is valuable in the treatment of asthma. It is also used against influenza. The stems dilates the bronchial vessels whilst stimulating the heart and central nervous system. They are used internally in the treatment of chills, fever, headache, stuffy nose, anhidrosis with a floating, tense pulse, asthma, cough, dyspnea, edema with fever, deep pulse and cold, hay fever and allergic complaints. The root lowers blood pressure and dilates the peripheral blood vessels. It is used in the treatment of night sweating and spontaneous sweating.

Contraindication

1. Should be used with great caution, preferably under the supervision of a qualified practitioner.
2. Should not be prescribed to patients who are taking monoamine oxidase inhibitors, or suffering from high blood pressure, hyperthyroidism or glaucoma.

Reference

Jing-Nuan Wu. An Illustrated Chinese Materia Medica. P: 280, Oxford University Press, Inc.2005.

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