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Synonyms for Catha

a genus of African evergreen shrubs characterized by thick leaves and white flowers

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For the sake of this research, substance use was defined as using either khat (Catha edulis), tobacco products or alcoholic beverages or any combination of those substance.
Association of smoking and khat (Catha edulis Forsk) use with high blood pressure among adults in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2006.
France has been working pharmaceuticals in 1910 of Catha edulis extract used to treat nerve disorder, especially when women [17].
In the Middle East, including Yemen, cigarette smoking often occurs while an individual is using khat (Catha edulis).
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.
Out&About CATHA ERINE VONLEDEBUR experiences the Blitz Family Day at Coventry's Transport Museum, and Herbert Art Gallery LAST Saturday was November 13, 2010.
It is interesting to note that al-Zabidi does not record the plant name qat (Catha edulis), although he does refer to kafta, a term used for leaves of the plant.
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.
In the case of green projects, buildings may fail to achieve the desired LEED certification or could develop other problems, such as leaks associated with green roofing or mold associated with cork flooring, says Catha Pavloff, who leads the Green Building Team at insurance broker Marsh Inc.,
Vaqas Farooq, Rachel Newnes, Steve Roberts, Emma Fisher, Raj Catha, Adrian Blackburn, Mike West, Ed Hancock; John Tebbutt, John Brown, Phil McConnachie; Tim Hurdis, Jason Jackson, Carl Stacey, Carl Varney, Rupert Young; Phil McConnachie, John Brown, Heidi Tibbenham, Stephen Jones, Vaqas Farooq; Stacey Giovanelli, Barbara McGreal, Hannah Martyr; Mark Wright, Iain Gilbey, Adam Pickerill; Ashley Seymour, Heidi Martin, Stephen Jones
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.
The psychostimulating herbal drug kath (Catha edulis Forsk.) is cultivated and used as a recreational drug predominantly in East Africa and the Arabian Peninsula.
Qat (catha edulis), also known as quatt, kat or khat, is said to have originated in East Africa.
capitata), khat (Catha edulis Forsk), and potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) were collected, packed, labelled and transported to the laboratory.