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    Ephedra (Ma Huang) is a genus of plant, most commonly derived from the dried herbaceous stems of the Chinese species, Ephedra sinica (Figure 1a and 1b). The natural plant source produces six Ephedra alkaloids, chemicals which are considered to be the active constituents of the plant; ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, norephedrine, norpseudoephedrine, methylephedrine and methylpsuedoephedrine (Figure 2) (Veitch et al., 2013). The presence and concentrations of these alkaloids depends primarily on the plant

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    Losing weight is a constant commitment. It takes backbone and abstemiousness to stick with a weight accident affairs and delay for the end results. Many humans wish to acquisition the abracadabra adjustment that will accomplish the action just a little beneath and beneath difficult. Many over-the-counter and decree pills are purchased for just this purpose. They are accessible from pharmacies, accustomed bloom aliment stores, and even online. But are these weight accident pills the phenomenon drugs

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    The Dangers of Metabolife Essay

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    The Dangers of Metabolife Obesity: The term obese implies that one is very "fat", extremely overweight, and often carries negative connotations. However the scientific definition describes obese in a non-judgmental way that simply expresses ones weight as a number, a certain body mass index (BMI). Since the early 1980s, BMI has been the medical standard for obtaining obesity measurements (http://www.quantumhcp.com/obesity.htm). Government researchers and scientists developed the BMI to

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    Ephedrine: The Weight Loss Wonder Drug? Essay

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    claims, “this [product, which contains Ma-Huang] is the ultimate weight loss product” http://naturesrx.hypermart.net/diet_energy.htm. Many products claim they can reduce appetite; but, one web-site goes as far as to say, “with the active ingredients Ephedra &

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    Problem Definition Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) includes herbs (Zhōngyào/ 中藥), acupuncture (zhēnjiǔ/ 針灸), massage (tuīná/ 推拿), and dietary therapy (shíliáo/ 食療). These therapies have been accepted by the general population in China for thousands of years. However, in the United States, many Chinese herbs that are banned by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) because there have been reports that Chinese herbal products are contaminated with drugs, toxins, heavy metals or not containing

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    Do you believe in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM)? In ancient time, daifu (the doctors who are the specialists in traditional Chinese medicine) used to check patient’s pulse to tell if someone was pregnant or how was someone’s health condition. TCM practitioners use herbal medicines and various mind and body practices, such as acupuncture and tai chi, to treat diseases or prevent health problems. It just like a chronic process to help you get healed. However, as traditional Chinese medicine is

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    Grab You Ephedra Essay

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    Grab You Ephedra Products NOW! Weight Loss Problems? Are you tired of putting all you efforts to lose weight and see minimal or no results at all? Sad but it is a fact that many people who desire to lose weight have failed to achieve their weight loss goals. Perhaps, it is everyone’s goal to stay healthy and maintain their ideal weight, however, it is not as simple as most people think it is. Most of the time, diet and exercise are not enough to achieve and maintain ideal weight. Thus, we offer

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    popularity and fame as well. The want and need to succeed in athletics has driven great athletes to take illegal measures to give themselves an edge over their competition. Performance enhancing drugs such as anabolic steroids, androstenedione, and ephedra alkaloids are all used by athletes to take the shortcut to success and bypass all the hard work that success takes. Although performance enhancing drugs do enhance an athlete’s performance, at the same time they do more harm than good to the human

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    Ephedra should be used in small dosages of around 8mg in the first couple weeks to up to 24 mg but never more in weeks after. Ephedraoutlet.com is a website dedicated to Ephedrine based diet pills, with shipping available to 22 different countries, including Canada and the USA. On the first page of the site it advertises for one of its products called “The Green Stinger” a diet pill with Ephedra that has 27mg of the herb in each pill, as well as

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    The word “gymnosperms” is derived from the Greek word “gymnospermos” , which means “naked seeds”. Gymnosperms are classified into four major groups such as Cycadophyta (Cycads), Ginkgophyta (Ginkgo), Gnetophyta (Ephedra), Coniferophyta (Pinus) , which expands into about 1,000 species of gymnosperms. Gymnosperms are vascular plants that produce seeds inside cones. The fact that gymnosperms have so many species , they have a lot of different and interesting characteristics to help better understand

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