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


Ephedra nevadensis basic info
Scientific Name: Ephedra nevadensis S. Watson.
Family: Ephedraceae.
Genus: Ephedra.
Common names in English: Mormon-tea, Nevada ephedra.
Description: Ephedra nevadensis is a species of Ephedra native to dry areas of western North America. The plant was used for food and medicine by indigenous people and for tea by Mormons. Currently, its biggest use is as forage for sheep and cattle (it is not as good for horses), and for habitat restoration. - for more info about Ephedra nevadensis See link


Ethnobotanical and folk medicinal uses of Ephedra nevadensis
*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 nevadensis in other websites
Ephedra nevadensis 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 nevadensis - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Ephedra nevadensis - See link.


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