ephedra ephedra


  • (n) jointed and nearly leafless desert shrub having reduced scalelike leaves and reddish fleshy seeds


  1. Call them the ephedra wars.
  2. The ephedra industry says it is being unfairly targeted.
  3. Baseball may ban ephedra after a pitcher's death.

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  1. "Any manufacturer or retailer should stop marketing ephedra as soon as possible," McClellan said.
    on Dec 30, 2003 By: Mark McClellan Source: WSOCtv.com

  2. "I think they need to tell people what the suspension is for," Boston slugger David Ortiz said, "because people see a name on the screen and think he must be doing the same things as Canseco when he really took some ephedra instead of andro....
    on May 2, 2005 By: David Ortiz Source: USA Today

  3. "No one - not the FDA, the supplement industry, nor the public - has been satisfied by how ephedra has been regulated," said Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, who helped write the 1994 law that also deregulated the supplement industry.
    on Apr 14, 2005 By: Orrin Hatch Source: San Diego Union Tribune

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