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A Substitute for Ritalin
Ephedra sinica
by Thomas
Citation:   Thomas. "A Substitute for Ritalin: An Experience with Ephedra sinica (exp16766)". Jan 27, 2004.

  oral Ephedra sinica


I am suffering from narcolepsia nad have therefore been treated with Ritalin, which is a drug similar to methamphetamin, for 8 years. Approximately four months ago I met a guy who was trained in chinese medicine and he told me that I could maybe substitute the ritalin with a herb called ephedra. I gave it a shot, and found to my surprise that the ephedra worked, and in a much more psychologically comfortable way. Now I am no longer on Ritalin daily, and I only take it in weekends when I'm out partying. I thought that this might be helpful for others suffering from narcolepsia.

Exp Year: 2002ExpID: 16766
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: Not Given 
Published: Jan 27, 2004Views: 27,455
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Ephedra sinica (243) : Health Benefits (32), Not Applicable (38)

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