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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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Were collected leaves of the Catha edulis plant (soft twigs) from Hajja city of argument in mid-September 2009.Soak plant parts dried individual species in a mixture of ethanol_Water (7-3) and then left 24 hours, repeated the process four times filtered output and focus--and then eases with distilled water and add PB (CH3COO) 4 to get rid of resins and dust suspended and then begin the process of liquid_liquid extraction with ethyl acetate_butanol and the final outcome was as follows
Biochemical effects of Catha edulis cathine and cathinone on adrenocorticol functions.
Excretion of the active principle of Catha edulis (Miraa) in human urine.
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).
Although older reports recognize more than one species of Catha, the genus is widely considered today to be monotypic, and presumably hybridization of C.
Sexual dysfunction was 12% higher among Khat (Catha edulis) consumed participants compared to non Khat (Catha edulis) consumer participants.
Khat plant (Catha edulis Forsk) belongs to the family Celastraceae (moonseed) that is frequently cultivated in certain regions of the horn of Africa and the Arabian Peninsula.
Effects of khat (Catha edulis) consumption on reproductive functions: a review.
Sole sorghum and sorghum mixed with 'chat' (Catha edulis) cropping system was observed throughout all the three study districts; however, sole sorghum cropping system was the dominant production system.
Khat is a natural stimulant from the Catha edulis plant that is cultivated in the Republic of Yemen and most of the countries of East Africa.
Both cathinones and cannabinoids can be naturally occurring in the form of khat (Catha edulis) and marijuana (Cannabis sativa), respectively.