Ephedrine - Ma Huang Su
Ephedrine is an alkaloid discovered in 1885
by Nagayoshi Nagai (japan) It is an illegal drug often used by bodybuilders to speed up metabolism
and burn fat. Find
information about other anabolic drugs at nutrition main.
Description: Ephedrine - Ma Huang Su
- Years ago ephedrine was widely used as an asthma treatment.
- At that time same time many athletes claimed to have asthma, to get
access to the drug. In traditional Chinese medicine ephedrine, which was
extracted from the plant ma huang, (that's where the name "ma huang su" comes
from) was used as a treatment for asthma and bronchitis for hundreds of
years. A couple of years ago more effective medications with less
side effects replaced ephedrine. However, Ephedrine is still widely used as a
- A lot of bodybuilders use ephedrine in combination
with caffeine and aspirin to burn fat faster and speed up metabolism. (a dangerous & unhealthy mix) This combination is called ECA stack - For example weight loss pills
often sold on the internet. Those are taken before a workout.
- Ephedrine raises the bodies temperature and increases
the blood flow. (not healthy at all !!!) Some weight loss pills with ephedrine are sold legally, but taking
too many at once can have serious side effects.
Risks & side effects: Ephedrine - Ma Huang Su
- Heart problems
- Angina Pain
- Acne vulgaris
- Appetite loss
- Increased urine output
- Difficulties urinating
- Pulmonary edema
- Hyperglycemic reactions
Effects: Ephedrine - Ma Huang Su
- Fat Loss
- Faster Metabolism