Home | Community | Message Board

World Seed Supply
Please support our sponsors.

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> The Ethnobotanical Garden

Welcome to the Shroomery Message Board! You are experiencing a small sample of what the site has to offer. Please login or register to post messages and view our exclusive members-only content. You'll gain access to additional forums, file attachments, board customizations, encrypted private messages, and much more!

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
Village Genius

Registered: 09/19/03
Posts: 7,935
Loc: San Diego
Last seen: 2 years, 10 months
Ephedra substitute?
    #2321296 - 02/10/04 03:29 PM (14 years, 2 months ago)

I'm really pissed at this whole ephedra ban. Ephedra was great to use once or twice a week when I needed a little pick-me-up in the morning. certainly wasn't going to kill me, but then again this makes about as much sense as the rest of u.s. drug policy.

so anyway, i was wondering what people might recommend as a substitute for ephedra? What might be a good stimulant herb to replace ephedra with? Would are good stimulant herbs for growing and steeping in tea? Or should I just buy dried herbs at some natural grocery and steep those? I'm slightly hesitant to grow much since I plan on moving in September, but once I settle down I heavily plan on growing some sort of stimulating herb to put in tea.

Recommendations and/or links much appreciated.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator

Registered: 08/16/02
Posts: 1,726
Loc: Old Europe
Re: Ephedra substitute? [Re: Tao]
    #2321548 - 02/10/04 04:40 PM (14 years, 2 months ago)

For ephedra alkaloids look into the Sida's (Sida Cordifolia among others)
Dried Khat is pretty similar to ephedra, although illegal.
Mate is legal everywhere and its my favorite stimulant, but its not very similar to ephedra.

Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
 User Gallery

Registered: 08/11/99
Posts: 6,617
Loc: Rigel 7
Last seen: 1 year, 4 months
Re: Ephedra substitute? [Re: Tao]
    #2321648 - 02/10/04 05:10 PM (14 years, 2 months ago)

Is Ephedra the plant banned? Or is it just things containing ephedra for consumption. Cause i'd say just grow a plant. Ephedra sinica.

Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator

Registered: 08/08/03
Posts: 7,026
Loc: Vancouver, B.C.
Re: Ephedra substitute? [Re: neuro]
    #2321716 - 02/10/04 05:30 PM (14 years, 2 months ago)

as i understand it's the latter, it's not gonna be scheduled or anything afaik just banned by the fda for use as a dietary supplement.

There's a thin line between sanity and insanity... and I just snorted it.

Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Jump to top. Pages: 1

Mushrooms, Mycology and Psychedelics >> The Ethnobotanical Garden

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* Chinese & Ayurvedic Herbs. Dexter 2,115 13 01/13/06 08:49 AM
by Dexter
* Ephedra sinica- use of dry plant matter Schwip 12,821 9 07/01/06 06:40 PM
by ngnyus
* Sida Cordifolia from seed? *Update* SalviaEngland 7,669 16 03/27/08 07:12 AM
by royer
* flowering Sida Cordifolia --> yellow flower
( 1 2 all )
stefan 4,616 31 08/11/14 10:18 AM
* Ephedra Dose? kadakuda 2,664 13 12/06/09 05:16 PM
by Cactusdan
* Weight loss herbs Psilocybeingzz 1,394 8 05/29/06 02:08 AM
by durban_poison
* Growing Ephedra, -------->With pics.
( 1 2 all )
geko127 7,776 22 04/26/08 11:52 PM
by geko127
* How to make Ephedra tea? or maybe capsules? SillyWilly 18,175 9 07/09/04 01:39 AM
by diggitz

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: Magash, karode13, naum, Mostly_Harmless
2,506 topic views. 6 members, 15 guests and 2 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
Crestline Sales - MycoPath
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2018 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.022 seconds spending 0.005 seconds on 16 queries.