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Related to Catha: khat, Catha edulis, Cathar, Cathay
An amphetamine-like neural stimulant used by Yemenites and East Africans, who chew buds/fresh leaves of Catha edulis; dried leaves can be used but are less potent
Advese effects Psychologic dependence, increased blood pressure, respiratory rate
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Catha edulis' highly variable stimulatory effects are one of the more complicated differences between the Drink of the Devil and the Flower of Paradise.
Around the same time, Saudi Arabia hosted an international conference on Catha edulis.
Collection of pulmonary secretion material with the closed tracheal aspiration system and the Bal catha was performed by physiotherapists of the intensive therapy unit of the Liver Transplant and Surgery Clinic.
France has been working pharmaceuticals in 1910 of Catha edulis extract used to treat nerve disorder, especially when women [17].
Keywords: Catha edulis; Khat; Biochemical parameters; Lipid profile; Uric acid
CNS-active phenylpropylamines of Catha edulis FORSK (Celastraceae) of Kenyan origin.
And about 85 percent of all firms, estimates Catha Pavloff, global design practice leader for Marsh USA's Construction Industry Practice, come in under this $50 million level.
Al-Mamary M, Al-Habori M, Al-Aghbari AM, Baker MM (2002) Investigation into the toxicological effects of Catha edulis leaves: a short-term study in animals.
In the Power Broker listings in the February 2006 issue of Risk & Insurance[R], broker Catha Pavloff's name was spelled incorrectly (page 36).
Catha Edulus (aka Khat) is a shrub grown in the southern part of Arabia and Eastern Africa, primarily in the countries of Yemen, Somalia, and Ethiopia.
The khat plant (Celastraceus edulis; Catha edulis) is a flowering perennial green tree or large shrub.