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Ephedra (Ephedra Vulgaris)

Common Name: Ephedra, Evulgaris, Somlatha

 Plant name: Ephedra Vulgaris

Chemical constituents: Main chemical components are ephedrine, monomethylamine, oxalic acid, isoephidrine, pseudoephedrine and norephedrine.
  It is Stomachic, Alterative and Diuretic.
  Used in controlling Asthma.
  It is widely used for acute muscular and Bronchial Asthma.
  It is also used as a headache reliever.

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