What is it?
Stimulant drug made from the leaves and twigs, evergreen shrub. Active ingredients are cathine and cathinone.
Abyssinian Tea, African Salad, Catha, Chat, Kat, Miraa, Oat, Qat, Quaadka,
How is it used?
ChewedDried Khat is used as a tea or chewable pasteSmoked, sprinkled on food
How does it affect the body?
Manic behavior with grandiose delusionsChronic use can cause depression and suicideHallucinations, paranoia, nightmaresEuphoria, increased alertness and energy, hyperactivityIncrease in blood pressure and heart rateCardiac complicationsInsomnia, gastric disorders