Dieting and Weight Loss
China and Chinese Territories

Where can you find information on Ephedra products?

Top Answer
User Avatar
Wiki User
Answered 2012-04-23 05:51:44

There are various sellers found online, some not as trustworthy as others.

For more information on the drug, see the related links below.


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advises consumers to stop using dietary supplements containing ephedra. In order to protect consumers, the FDA published a final rule on April 12, 2004, that bans the sale of dietary supplements containing ephedrine alkaloids.

After a careful review of the available evidence about the risks and benefits of ephedra in supplements, the FDA found that these supplements present an unreasonable risk of illness or injury to consumers. The data showed little evidence of ephedra's effectiveness, except for short-term weight loss, while confirming that the substance raises blood pressure and stresses the heart. The increased risk of heart problems and strokes negates any benefits of weight loss.

User Avatar

Your Answer


Still Have Questions?

Related Questions

If ephedra sold at The Vitamin Shoppe?

No ephedra is not sold at The Vitamin Shoppe. It has products that are ephedra free. If you are looking for ephedra you could try your local pharmacy ar your doctor.

Where can you find ephedra?

There are many places on the internet where you can buy Ephedra. just do a search for it and they will show up.

Where do you find plants containing ephedra?

Ephedra is a xerophytic plant found in nothern and central parts of India.

Were to find plants containing ephedra?

at your local herbal phbarmacy

Is ephedra legal?

Ephedra is currently banned as being marketed as a diet aid in the USA. In the UK drugs containing the active Ephedra alkaloid ephedrine are available to buy in pharmacies and are legal to possess. There are however, other ephedrine containing products freely available to buy in the UK.

Can you buy ephedra?

There are quite a few places where you can buy Ephedra. But watch out not all Ephedra is the same.

What is the synonym of ephedra?

synonym of Ephedra = Ma hung

What does ephedra do?

Two thousand years ago ephedra (under the name Ma huang) was used in Chinese medicine to treat several disorders. Amongst other illnesses asthma and bronchitis were treated with ephedra. Ephedra comes from a plant that has a few powerful active compounds, of which ephedrine is the most useful. More information on the chemical connections and the extraction of the active substances is to be read in chemistry. Over the past few years ephedra has gained much more attention for its side-effects: an increased metabolism, plus the thermeogenic and fat burning qualities that come along with that. This gives the body stimulation and provides energy. Thanks to these qualities ephedra now has the reputation of being a fat-burner, smartdrug and sports supplement. A reputation that has recently become controversial because of the ban on ephedra products in the United States and the Netherlands.

Where can one find information on incontinence pads?

There are a number of products that are currently available for incontinence. If one is wanting to find information NHS UK site offers a great amount of information on these products.

Where an one find information on health products?

The best place to find reliable and valid information on health products would be at your local doctor or pharmacy. The pharmacist should be able to help you find the product required or give in-depth information.

What's a replacement for stacker 2 with ephedra?

Fake ephedra is all over the place and it is labeled as Ephedra Extract. They do not have the active ingredient which is the ephedrine alkaloids. It is a new scam. Heat Ephedra is the closest to Stacker 2.

Is Mahuang Ephedra Extract same as ephedra?

Ma Huang is the King of Ephedra, it is the Chinese name for the Ephedra Plant called Sinica which has been used in Chinese medicine for thousands of years. And diet pills as well

What is the difference between ephedra and ephedrine?

Ephedra Exist in around 40 plants around the world. Some of them like Ephedra Sinica or Cordifolia contains Alkaloids. Between 40 and 90% of the Alkaloids is Ephedrine. Ephedra plants like Nevadensis or Viridis only contains Ephedra and not Ephedrine.

Is ephedra extract the same as ephedra?

My research has shown that ephedra extract is a derivative of the plant that has had the alkaloids removed. It is my understanding that the ephedra extract is not as strong as the alkaloids and is also legal in all 50 states. It was ephedra alkaloids that were banned in some states, although many states later reversed that decision. Ephedra Extract is a scam. You might as well go for Ephedra Free. The real ephedra has alkaloids. They are not illegal as long as it is used for nasal decongestion or as bronchodilators. People use it to lose weight or to gain extra energy too. However, they may have harmful side effects. Usually Ephedra Extract comes from plants like Ephedra Viridis or Nevadensis, those does not contain a certain Alkaloid that contains Ephedrine which is very effective for weight loss. Ephedra Sinica or Sida Cordifolia are 2 other Ephedra Plants both containing Alkaloids and therefore they are considered to be "real" Ephedra.

How could one find information about styles of Sony products sold in Canada?

You may go onto the sony website. They have a specific website for canadian sold products. You may find information about styles of sony products there.

What is ephedra nevandensis?

Ephedra Nevadensis is also called Mormon tea and exist in Nevada. Nevadensis is being used in many Ephedra diet supplements today because it does not contain any Ephedrine Alkaloids at all. The Alkaloids you will find in Ephedra plants like Sinica also called Ma Huang or Sida Cordifolia. They were taken of the market in 2004 because of a FDA ban, but you can still get them.

How are the reproductive features of ephedra used to support the inclution of ephedra in flowering plants?

dont no

Where can one find more information about Philosophy perfume?

One can find more information about Philosophy products on the site of Philosophy itself, including their perfumes. Ordering their products is also possible on their site.

Where can I find more information on soy yogurt?

You can find more information of soy yogurt by doing research on soy products. Soy products usually benefit your health by lowering your cholesterol rate.

Where could one find Krispy Kreme nutrition information?

One can find nutritional information on products from Krispy Kreme on the Krispy Kreme official website. One can find nutritional information about Krispy Kreme products that are bought in store from the box the snacks are bought in.

How can I find information about iPod touch?

To find information about an iPod touch, go to the apple website where it has information on every single one of their products, and reviews for them as well.

Is ephedra illegal to buy?

It is not Illegal to buy ephedra for own use and you can basically buy it everywhere.

Where can one find more information about Microsoft software products?

One can find information about Microsoft software products at the official Microsoft website. PC Magazine publishes frequently Microsoft software reviews.

What is the importance of information technology or IT?

Businesses can use information technology to find customers, track their revenue, improve their products, and improve the way they make and market products.

How can I find information about Priori skin care products?

Priori Skin care has excellent reviews on their products. You can find out more about their products, by visiting their website and looking under their testimonials page.