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Related to Catha: khat, Catha edulis, Cathar, Cathay
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Synonyms for Catha

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

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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.
Qat: A narcotic stimulant from the Catha edulis plant chewed in Yemen and Somalia, Djibouti and other countries in East Africa.
vi) Khat refers to the leaves and the young shoots of the plant Catha edulis Forsk.
Kvatipunhi, the processions of the cows (Sayah), the day of giving alms to Buddhist priests (Panjaran), Catha or the day to worship the crescent of the moon and Ganesa, the festival dedicated to the god of rain Indra (Yamya), are celebrated by the Newars only.
Steve Catha, CEO of Smart Pipe stated, "This is a positive step in launching our new sales program and introducing a unique product that is constructed of a high-strength, light-weight, monitored, reinforced thermoplastic pipe which can be used for the rehabilitation of an existing pipeline or as stand alone replacement.
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.
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.