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Khat
BOTANICAL CLASSIFICATION
Family :
Celastraceae
Genus :
Catha
Species :
edulis
COMMON NAMES
Khat; Qat; Kat; Quat; Chat; Miraa
EFFECTS CLASSIFICATION
Stimulant
DESCRIPTION
Catha edulis is an drought-tolerant evergreen shrub thats leaves contain cathinone and cathine. These leaves are traditionally chewed by people of E. Africa and the Middle East as a stimulant. It has a long history of human use.
EFFECTS IMAGES HEALTH LAW DOSE CHEMISTRY