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American Ephedra
Ephedra nevadensis
Uses: Medicinal/Beverage Duration: Perennial (hardy in zones 5-9)
When to Sow: Anytime Ease of Germination: Easy
(Mormon tea; Desert tea; Joint-fir) Native to the desert regions of the Southwestern U.S., this herb has an unusual appearance, with twig like leafless stems resembling horsetail. Can be brewed into an energizing tea as a replacement for coffee. As opposed to the Chinese herb, Ephedra sinica, this variety does not contain ephedrine, a potent and potentially dangerous nerve stimulant. Instead, it has been used as a general tonic as well as kidney disorders and colds. Plant in dry alkaline soil. Height 1-1.5 feet.
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