Catha edulis


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Noun1.Catha edulis - a shrub that is cultivated by Arabs for its leaves which are chewed or used to make tea
Catha, genus Catha - a genus of African evergreen shrubs characterized by thick leaves and white flowers
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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In 2016, there were continued seizures by Senegalese law enforcement authorities of the Catha Edulis (khat) plant as well as multi-ton quantities of marijuana.
The plant is known scientifically as Catha edulis .
Locals from Ethiopia and Yemen to northern Meru cite the happy goats story to explain the discovery of Catha edulis.
The content of psychoactive phenylpropyl and phenylpentenyl khatamines in Catha edulis Forsk of different origin.
The role of the plant Catha edulis in the occurance of dilated cardiomyopathy-cases in Yemen.
The garden remains one of the few places to have a licence from the Home Office to grow, for display purposes only, cannabis, opium poppies and Catha edulis, an addictive stimulant native to the Horn of Africa).
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The leaves and shoots of khat, the shrub Catha edulis, are chewed to obtain mild euphoria.
Khat is the common name for the leaves, stems and shoots of the plant of the species Catha edulis and is chewed in a social setting, typically at home, at parties and in khat cafes.
The Daily Mail reported that Abdillahi -- who was bullied in his homeland for being effeminate -- killed the widow after he stopped taking his medication and turning instead to cannabis and khat — leaves of a wild East African shrub called Catha edulis, which contains two mild stimulants, cathinone and cathine.