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Substance Name: Catha
ID: D029754000


  • A plant genus of the family CELASTRACEAE. The leafy stems of khat are chewed by some individuals for stimulating effect. Members contain ((+)-norpseudoephedrine), cathionine, cathedulin, cathinine & cathidine.
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Catha

MeSH Heading

  • Catha


  • Catha edulis
  • Khat
  • Mairungi
  • Miraa
  • Quat Plant

Registry Number

  • D029754000