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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Ephedraceae — many Asiatic shrubs, some of which have medicinal uses.

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Examples

  • RICHARD KREIDER, EPHEDRA EDUCATION COUNCIL: Well, any type of stimulant that somebody can take, whether it's caffeine, or Ephedra - based herbal supplement could be addictive, just like many things that people do.

    CNN Transcript Feb 23, 2003

  • Ephedra is banned by the NCAA, NFL and International Olympic Committee.

    USATODAY.com - Baseball bans ephedra from minor leagues

  • Ephedra is banned by the NFL, the NCAA, the International Olympic Committee and minor league baseball.

    USATODAY.com - Congress asks baseball for documents on ephedra

  • Ephedra is available without prescriptions in diet supplements.

    USATODAY.com - Players union issues ephedra warning

  • A: Ephedra is not recommended for use by children, pregnant women, nursing mothers or people who have high blood pressure, glaucoma, anorexia, heart disease, diabetes, stomach ulcers, renal failure and benign prostate swelling, Blumenthal says.

    USATODAY.com - Questions and answers about ephedra

  • Ephedra, which is cultivated in the dry regions of North America, contains two alkaloids, ephedrine and pseudoephedrine, which today are used in many over-the-counter cold and allergy medications.

    Earl Mindell’s New Herb Bible

  • Ephedra, which is cultivated in the dry regions of North America, contains two alkaloids, ephedrine and pseudoephedrine, which today are used in many over-the-counter cold and allergy medications.

    Earl Mindell’s New Herb Bible

  • Ephedra, which is cultivated in the dry regions of North America, contains two alkaloids, ephedrine and pseudoephedrine, which today are used in many over-the-counter cold and allergy medications.

    Earl Mindell’s New Herb Bible

  • Ephedra, which is cultivated in the dry regions of North America, contains two alkaloids, ephedrine and pseudoephedrine, which today are used in many over-the-counter cold and allergy medications.

    Earl Mindell’s New Herb Bible

  • My question For Dr. Phil is, what advice would you have for parents who want to work with schools regarding school menus and healthier plans for children, and your thoughts on Ephedra, which is found in many weight loss products.

    CNN Transcript Sep 25, 2003

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