natural drug

natural drug

A herbal concoction containing agents with neurologic effects similar to those of controlled drugs requiring a prescription.

Ma huang, a Chinese herb marketed as a natural drug (e.g., as Herbal Ecstasy and Ultimate Xphoria), contains significant amounts of sympathomimetic ephedrine-like alkaloids, the effects of which include euphoria but in excess have been linked to stroke, acute myocardial infarction and deaths.
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"The American product, which is being promoted online as a natural drug, has not been tested to ensure its efficiency," said NHRA chief executive Dr Mariam Al Jalahma.
It is like comparing a God-given natural drug and a man-made artificial drug.
"I was competing in the BNBF which is a natural drug tested bodybuilding competition.
Bouyed by a sea of supporters, Billy's mother Charlotte, from Co Tyrone, had urged the British government to break out of its inertia over the law surrounding the natural drug.
To accomplish these requirements, nanostructures are a promising approach to improve natural drug delivery through the brain.
The ministry has received a warning from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) not to use Extra Slim Plus Acai Berry Weight Loss Formula, which is being promoted as a natural drug for reducing weight, as test results showed that it contains sibutramine.
Cannabis use is accompanied by a fundamental change in how many people think about this complex natural drug concoction (produced by the plant Cannabis sativa).
And another natural drug that has been widely studied is of course, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), an active ingredient in marijuana and in Madden's Dronabinol.
The alternative energy from MCTs could become a natural drug for many related conditions as well as diabetes Type 2.

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