Conflicting reports on the role of the glycemic effect of Catha edulis (Khat): A systematic review and meta-analysis.

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ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Traditionally, the leaves of Catha edulis Forsskal (Khat) are consumed by the people of Yemen primarily for its recreational effect, and secondarily, for achieving certain tasks. Additionally, Yemeni diabetics chew such leaves in the belief that this can control their elevated blood glucose level. AIMS This review focuses on… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jep.2016.03.045

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