Pinyin: ma huang gen
ENGLISH NAME: Ephedra root
LATIN NAME: Ephedrae Radix Et Rhizoma
Properties: sweet, neutral
Channels Entered: Lung
CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
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.