Catha edulis

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a shrub that is cultivated by Arabs for its leaves which are chewed or used to make tea

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France has been working pharmaceuticals in 1910 of Catha edulis extract used to treat nerve disorder, especially when women [17].
This study aims to search for the antioxidant activity of the extracts Butanol and ethyl acetate at the level of leaf Catha edulis for two different age groups.
The interior of the computer cases contained several hands of Catha Edulis, with a total value of CDN 32k.
Qat is the leaves of the flowering tree Catha edulis, native to tropical East Africa and the Arabian Peninsular.
vi) Khat refers to the leaves and the young shoots of the plant Catha edulis Forsk.
In this study, the long-term (6 months) biochemical effects of varying levels of Catha edulis leaves on the plasma concentration of glucose, triglycerides, cholesterol, HDL-cholesterol, total protein, albumin, uric acid, urea and creatinine were examined.
Khat -- catha edulis -- is popular in Yemen where it is considered the national pastime despite regular warnings that it was ravaging the country's economy.
In some countries, possessing qat, known by the botanical term catha edulis forskal, carries a prison sentence while in other countries it carries the death penalty.
CNS-active phenylpropylamines of Catha edulis FORSK (Celastraceae) of Kenyan origin.
The earliest scientific report on khat presented in a Western country was in the eighteenth century, when the Swedish botanist Peter Forskal (1736-1763) identified the plant in Yemen and called it Catha edulis (Numan 2004; Al-Motarreb, Baker & Broadley 2002).