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Does anybody know what are the medicinal uses or any other ethnobotanical uses of Ephedra gerardiana?
If you know websites containing any information about Ephedra gerardiana please link to them.
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Here is some basic information about Ephedra gerardiana and a list of ethnobotanical uses which includes medicinal uses and other uses of Ephedra gerardiana.

 

Ephedra gerardiana basic info
Scientific Name: Ephedra gerardiana Wall. ex Stapf.
Family: Ephedraceae.
Genus: Ephedra.
Common names in English: Pakistani ephedra.
Description: Ephedra gerardiana is a species of Ephedra, endemic to the mountains of Afghanistan, Bhutan, northern India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sikkim, Tajikistan, and Tibet. It is sometimes used as a stimulant, and in Ayurvedic medicine its tea is used as medicine for colds, coughs, bronchitis, asthma, and arthritis. - for more info about Ephedra gerardiana See link

 

Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Ephedra gerardiana
*The information in this list is based on the ethnobotanical data in Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases.
Dr. Duke does not recommend using this information for self diagnosis or self medication. - See link

 

Ephedra gerardiana in other websites
Ephedra gerardiana common names, economics importance, distributional range and more in the USDA GRIN website - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for academic researches with the search term Ephedra gerardiana - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Ephedra gerardiana - See link.

 

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