Ultimate Xphoria | definition of Ultimate Xphoria by Medical dictionary
A proprietary form of ma huang which, given its content of ephedrine-like alkaloids, has been self-administered to produce euphoria; HE is composed of ephedrine (ma huang) or pseudoephedrine, and caffeine (koala nut), stimulants that simulate the effects of Ecstasy. It has been marketed as an ‘advanced designer recreational supplement’
Pharmacology CNS stimulant, hallucinogenic properties, alertness, paranoia, sensory distortion
Adverse reactions Hypertension, seizures, acute MI, strokes, death
Ultimate Xphoria Substance abuse A proprietary form of ma huang which, given its high content of ephedrine-like alkaloids, may be self-administered to produce euphoria and, if taken in excess, cause death. See Herbal medicine, Natural drug, Rave party. Cf Peyote.
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Ultimate Xphoria is one of many legal herbal food products containing ephedrine, derived from the ephedra or ma huang plant, a yellowish Asiatic shrub.
It's also considering banning over-the-counter sales of products like Ultimate Xphoria, Cloud 9 and the oddly misspelled Herbal Ecstacy.
Products sold under names like Herbal Ecstacy, Cloud 9 and Ultimate Xphoria
have been advertised in magazines and on the Internet as alternatives to street drugs.