It is a fat burning supplement also known as ephedrine. It is the herbal form of power stimulant ephedrine and it can be found on the dry rocky slopes of Asia. A side effect of this supplement is that it activates the central nervous system which increases a person’s short term energy levels.
Extreme fat loss and increased energy are the effects seen in the people who are using Ma Huang. Increased heart rate, faster metabolism, higher body temperature, and a curbed appetite are the effects seen in people who are taking this supplement. This supplement became very popular in a short period because of its amazing weight loss effects.
150-300 mg 2-3 times a day of Ma Huang must be consumed when used for increasing energy and weight loss purpose. This supplement must be taken prior to meals or before 30 minutes from exercise. If you are trying it first time than start with small dose and increase your dose if this supplement proves to be good for you. Taking Ma Huang before bed time may not be a good idea because it will not let you sleep.
To create a power thermogenic stack you need to take Ma Huang with aspirin and caffeine. Its not wise to use this combination for more than 8 weeks, because you may start seeing side effects like increased heart rate, blood pressure, anxiety, jitters, irritability, insomnia, and heart palpitations. Taking Doctors suggestion before the consumption of Ma Huang is a good idea.
Ma Huang is banned in some states, organization or committees:
States Florida and Texas
International Olympic committee
Warning: people under the age of 18 cannot use it. Women pregnant or nursing cannot use this supplement. Consult a physician before starting the dosage of Ma Huang.
A healthy adult can take 100 mg in a 24 hour period for not more than 12 weeks. Do not exceed more than 12 weeks and discontinue the use for at least 2 weeks. Take more than the recommended dosage may cause some serious side effects and health issues.
The side effects include insomnia, nervousness or hand tremors. Discontinue the use if you see any of these side effects.