麻黃 Ma Huang

【性味歸經】

辛、微苦,溫。歸肺、膀胱經。

【功效】

發汗解表,宣肺平喘,利水消腫,通鼻竅,透疹,止癢。

麻黃素能增進心肌之收縮而增加心臟的輸出量。
麻黃素比起麻黃素其導致心律不整發生較少。但若有心臟病或病人用洋地黃則能致心律不整。
麻黃素可導致心臟的收縮壓與擴張壓增高。
麻黃素能導致平滑肌鬆弛。
麻黃煎剤有抗菌作用。

ephedrine can increase the contraction of heart muscle thus increases the cardiac output.
ephedrine causes less arrhythmia than epinephrine but if there is physical diseases of the hearts or if the patients are using digitalis it can cause arrhythmia.
ephedrine can cause systolic and diastolic pressure to go up.
ephedrine can cause the smooth muscle to relax.
Ma huang water extract (boiled in water) has antibiotic property.

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