The plant is used mainly for the action of ephedrine, which stimulates mildly the respiratory centre. It reduces the symptoms of asthma by vaso-dilatory affect. It has action on heart also. In reduced dosages at potency level of 3x, it is used for headache, nausea, left side hemicrania with numbness of entire left arms, dull pain in region of spleen and exophthalmic goitre.
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