mahuang : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n Chinese ephedra yielding ephedrine
- Most contain the controversial ingredient ephedra (a Chinese herb also known as mahuang) or ephedrine.
- HERBAL HAZARD You may not have heard of ephedrine, but some 12 million Americans consume the stimulant--extracted from the herb mahuang--in dozens of over-the-counter weight-loss .
- They contain ephedrine, also called mahuang or ephedra, which may cause heart attacks, seizures and even death.