Pinyin: ma huang gen

ENGLISH NAME: Ephedra root

LATIN NAME: Ephedrae Radix Et Rhizoma

Pinyin: ma huang gen

Properties: sweet, neutral
Channels Entered: Lung

CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
Stops Perspiration

DOSAGE
3 to 10 grams. Ma Huang Gen is also used as powder.

CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICA TIONS
• Use of Ma Huang Gen is contraindicated in exterior conditions, as the astringent function of Ma Huang Gen may keep the pathogenic factor trapped inside the body.