Were you looking for information about Ma Huang? Mahung is a common misspelling of ma huang.
Ma huang (ephedra) was banned in the United States because of its dangerous and potentially life-threatening side effects. Although ma huang was a common weight loss pill (until it was banned), it may cause heart attacks, seizures, or strokes. There is no known dose of ma huang that is considered safe and effective.
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