10 MA-HUANG seeds (Ephedra sinica)
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Ma-huang or Ephedra sinica is a plant of the Ephedraceae family.
He is from China and Siberia.
The branches of Ephedra are angular and thin.
Its flowers are yellow, its fruits are red.
Ma-huang seeds are brown, they resemble those of sea buckthorn.
Ephedra sinica is the origin of several medicines against colds and fever.
It has been used in Chinese medicine for over 5,000 years and some people think that it could be originally with the Hops of the famous ethnic drink.
Both Ephedra sinica and Ephedra fragilis are still widely used against asthma, allergies, colds and fever.
Most of the time, Ephedra sinica is used as an energizer, to lose weight or to gain muscle mass.
The alkaloid contained in ephedra is the same as that contained in Sida cordifolia and rhombifolia.
Sowing ma-huang seeds:
Sow Ephedra seeds in a box of fine soil with sieved sand.
Cover the seeds with 1 to 2 millimeters of substrate and then spray with a sprayer.
Finally, place your culture box in a place at room temperature around 25 ° C.
Ma-huang seeds usually germinate in 2 weeks.
- Outdoor plant under mild climate.
- Energizing plant.
- Used against asthma.
- Plant to discover.
Do not consume without medical advice.
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