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Ephedra Vulgaris (Somlatha, Ephedra, Evulgaris)

Ephedra Vulgaris (Somlatha, Ephedra, Evulgaris)Family Name: Ephedraceae

Botanical Name: Ephedra Vulgaris

Common Name: Somlatha, Ephedra, Evulgaris

Part Used: Dried Branches

Habitat: Drier regions of temperate zone and alpine Himalayas at altitude of 2700m to 3600 m.

EphedraUses: It is Stomachic, Alterative and Diuretic. Alkaloid called “Ephedrine” which helps in controlling Asthma. It is widely used for acute muscular and Bronchial Asthma. It is also used as a headache reliever.

Ephedra vulgaris is significantly helpful in weight loss. It promotes reduction in body weight and body fat. We offer high quality, pure and standardized extract.


Ephedra Vulgaris or Somlatha is found on sandy seashores and in temperate climates of both hemispheres. The plant has stamens and pistils on separate flowers. Fruit has two carpels with a single seed in each and erect with small leaves.

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