Khat – a controversial plant

  title={Khat – a controversial plant},
  author={Erica E. Balint and George Falkay and G{\'a}bor S{\'a}ndor B{\'a}lint},
  journal={Wiener klinische Wochenschrift},
Khat (Catha edulis) is a shrub or tree whose leaves have been chewed for centuries by people who live in the Eastern part of Africa and the Arabian Peninsula. It has recently turned up in North America and Europe, particularly among emigrants and refugees from countries such as Somalia, Ethiopia and Yemen. Khat contains a number of chemicals, among which… CONTINUE READING