Ephedra sinica

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Noun1.Ephedra sinica - Chinese ephedra yielding ephedrineEphedra sinica - Chinese ephedra yielding ephedrine  
ephedra, joint fir - jointed and nearly leafless desert shrub having reduced scalelike leaves and reddish fleshy seeds
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Mey, Ephedra regeliana Florin, Ephedra saxatilis (Stapf) Royle ex Florin, Ephedra sinica Stapf.
ovata Thunb.]) with Chang Chu ( Atractylodes lances (Thunb.) DC.), and the addition of Ma Huang ( Ephedra sinica Stapf.), Dan sheng ( Salvia miltiorrhiza Bge), Chuanxiong ( Ligusticum chuanxiong Hort.), Wu Chu Yu (Evodia rutaecarpa Benth.), Tien Ma ( Gastrodia elata Blume), Ginseng ( Panax Ginseng), and chuan chi ( Panax notoginseng (Burk.) F.
Ephedra sinica, also known as ma huang, has been used for thousands of years in China for treating a variety of medical ailments.