ma huangma huang
- Any of various East Asian ephedras, especially Ephedra sinica, from which ephedrine and other alkaloids are obtained.
- See ephedra.
Origin of ma huangMandarin máhuáng from Middle Chinese ma&tricolon; x&hhook;uaŋ ma&tricolon; hemp x&hhook;uaŋ yellow
- Any of various plants of the Ephedra genus, especially Ephedra sinica, used in traditional Chinese medicine.
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