Ephedra is a genus of gymnosperm shrubs, the only genus in its family, Ephedraceae, and Ephedra chilensis – Chile, Argentina; Ephedra compacta Rose – widespread in much of Mexico; Ephedra coryi – Cory’s Ephedra. An Ephedra chilensis in uska species han Plantae in nahilalakip ha divisio nga An Ephedra chilensis in nahilalakip ha genus nga Ephedra, ngan familia nga. Andean Joint Fir Pingo Pingo as the locals in Ecuador call it. Native to gravelly slopes in the Andes this went through 9F unprotected in 4 pots the winter of

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Views Read Edit View history. Retrieved from ” https: Alkaloids obtained from the species of Ephedra used in herbal medicines, which are used to synthetically prepare pseudoephedrine and ephedrine, can cause cardiovascular events.

In temperate climatesmost Ephedra species grow on shores or in sandy soils with direct sun exposure. The Alchemy of Culture. Common names in English include joint-pinejointfirMormon-tea or Brigham tea.

Botanical specimen in the Palmengarten, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. For a review of the alkaloid distribution in different species of the cbilensis Ephedra see Jian-fang Cui If the file has been modified from its original state, some details such as the timestamp may not fully reflect those of the original file. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Retrieved from ” https: Date 21 July These compounds are sympathomimetics with stimulant and decongestant qualities and are chemically substituted amphetamines.

Caffeine consumption in combination with ephedrine has been reported to increase the risk of these cardiovascular events.


Wikimedia Commons has media related to Ephedraceae. This page was last edited on 17 Decemberat This file is made available under the Creative Commons CC0 1. Pettitt has stated chileensis “[a] recent examination of the microfauna from the strata into which the grave was cut suggests that the pollen was deposited by the burrowing rodent Meriones persicuswhich is common in the Shanidar microfauna and whose burrowing activity can be observed today”. This article is about the genus Ephedra.

The Chinese name for Ephedra species is mahuang simplified Chinese: Ephedrine and isomers were already isolated in from Ephedra dystachia and characterized by the Japanese organic chemist Nagai Nagayoshi of the 19th century.

Ephedra chilensis

This file contains additional information such as Exif metadata which may have been added by the digital camera, scanner, ephedea software program used to create or digitize it. Ephedra nevadensis Nevada Mormon tea have not been systematically assayed; based on unpublished field investigations, they contain very low levels less than 0.

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Plants of the genus Ephedraincluding E. These events have been associated with arrhythmias, chilehsis, tachycardia and myocardial infarction. Chemistry and PharmacologyVol. Ephedra fragilis in Mallorca. The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. His work to access Ephedra drug materials to isolate a pure pharmaceutical substance, and the systematic chilenis of semi-synthetic derivatives thereof is relevant still today as the chiensis species Ephedra sinicaEphedra vulgaris and to a lesser extent Ephedra equisetina are commercially grown in Mainland China as a source for natural ephedrines and isomers for use in pharmacy.


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Gymnosperm genera Ephedraceae Medicinal plants Plants used in traditional Chinese medicine Extant Early Cretaceous first appearances Aptian genus first appearances. Reliable information on the total alkaloid content of the crude drug is difficult to obtain.

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Ephedra (plant) – Wikipedia

For the use of the plant in medicine, see Ephedra. This page was last edited on 18 Decemberat Pollen of Ephedra spp.

Ephedra is a genus of gymnosperm shrubsthe only genus in its family, Ephedraceaeand order, Ephedrales.