Ephedra extract in fat burner
Ephedra extract is obtained from the plant “Ephedra Sinica”. Ephedra extract has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years as a herbal remedy for asthma, hay fever and colds.
Ephedra extract in TCM:
In traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), the main ephedra extract contains ephedrine and pseudoephedrine.
The same applies to other herbal products containing extracts from the ephedra family.
Ephedra extract active ingredient:
The active substance ephedra extract ephedrine is often used as a stimulant, appetite suppressant, concentration aid and in medicine for the treatment of hypotension. Ephedrine is an alkaloid derived from ephedra extract-containing plants. Furthermore, ephedra extract or ephedrine is very common in modern OTC drugs.
Ephedra extract, ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, …
Ephedra extract-containing plants supply six chemicals: the most important are ephedrine and pseudoephedrine. Pseudoephedrine is better known under the brand name “Sudafed”. Further, ephedra extract-containing plants provide nor-ephedrine, norpseudo-ephedrine (also known as “cathine”), methyl-ephedrine and methyl pseudo-ephedrine.
Of these chemicals (stimulants), ephedrine and pseudoephedrine account for approximately 90% of the total alkaloid content in ephedra extract plants.
In the TCM several variants of the Ephedra extract are used with obviously the same effect.
Ephedra extract benefits:
Ephedra extract acts as a stimulant of the central nervous system. Ephedra extract can increase energy and metabolic rate, resulting in greater fat loss.
Ephedra extract has a thermogenic effect. At the same time the ephedra extract / ephedrine is to be used as an energy product. Ephedra extract / ephedrine has a strong anti-appetite effect and is an enormously effective component (stimulant) in burning fat.
Ephedra Extract Supplements & ECA Stacks
Ephedra Extract Supplements are also known as Super Fat Burners or Extreme Weightloss products. When caffeine and aspirin are added to ephedrine or ephedra, these highly effective products are called ECA Stack, ECA Fatburner or ECA Booster. The massive energizing and fat burning effect really helps. By thermogenesis and boosting the metabolism with simultaneous appetite inhibition, losing weight is much easier than without these ephedra-containing capsules. Likewise, ECA stacks or ephedra-containing products are taken by bodybuilders to burn subcutaneous fat. This gives a perfect body look and at the same time more energy for training.