is the dried herbaceous stem of Ephedra sinica Stapf,
Ephedra intermedia Schrenk et C. A. Mey. or Ephedra
equisetina Bge. (Fam. Ephedraceae).
To induce perspiration for dispelling cold,
to relieve asthma, and to cause diuresis.
Herba Ephedrae (processed with honey): To moisten the lung
and relieve cough.
Common cold with wind-cold syndrome (marked by chilliness
and mild fever, headache,
stuffed and running nose, general aching, but no sweating);
edema in acute nephritis; bronchial asthma.
Herba Ephedrae (processed with honey) : Cough in common cold
at later staer stage when chilliness hes been absent.