History of Khat
Originated in Ethiopia
Introduced to the Yemen in the 15th
century by Ethiopia
Ancient Egyptians called it...
Classification and Nicknames
It is a stimulant
Illegal in the United States
Abyssinian tea
African salad
Bushman's tea
Jem...
How Khat Affects the Body
Mild euphoria
Excitement
Talkative
Hyperactivity
Dilated pupils
Possible Dangers
Long Term
Increases in severity
of psychological
problems
Sleeplessness
Weakness
Constipation
Mouth infla...
Treatment
Bromocriptine is used to reduce
cravings and withdrawal symptoms
within a day
It is also a prescribed drug so yo...
Resources
wikipedia.org/wiki/Khat
google.com/images
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  1. 1. History of Khat Originated in Ethiopia Introduced to the Yemen in the 15th century by Ethiopia Ancient Egyptians called it “divine food” because they thought the effects were god-like Chewing it is a Yemen custom
  2. 2. Classification and Nicknames It is a stimulant Illegal in the United States Abyssinian tea African salad Bushman's tea Jemaine Pennant Miraa Somali tea Tohai Tschat
  3. 3. How Khat Affects the Body Mild euphoria Excitement Talkative Hyperactivity Dilated pupils
  4. 4. Possible Dangers Long Term Increases in severity of psychological problems Sleeplessness Weakness Constipation Mouth inflammation Oral cancer Permanent tooth darkening Short Term Increased heart rate Increased Breathing rate Increased Body temperature Increased blood pressure Increased Alertness Increased Excitement
  5. 5. Treatment Bromocriptine is used to reduce cravings and withdrawal symptoms within a day It is also a prescribed drug so you cannot get it over the counter
  6. 6. Resources wikipedia.org/wiki/Khat google.com/images

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