Mohamed Al- Qubati for his statistical assistance. Different countries have attempted to impose restrictions by substitution or compensation against the crop at different times considering it socially undesirable apparently because the economic and sociological aspects of the crop are not well understood.
The drug or other substance has a high potential for abuse. Khat abuse fuels somali conflict, drains economy.
Nonetheless, it is little understood and given no development and research attention as yet. On the other hand, one 1 respondent only stated that working place while chewing. In urban areas, chewing khat is a common leisure activity which, combined with the consumption of it, followed by alcohol is having an adverse effect on family life Dechassa, Chapter 3 Data Analysis and Presentations This is the critical part of the study which comprises the data and data processes, organization, presentations and interpretation that help to provide adequate responses for the questions and consequently to realize the desired objectives of the investigation.
Thus, most respondents witnessed awareness creation are the pertinent measure for the government that help to compromise chat consumption and its impacts. These leaves are chewed, and act upon the spirits of those using them, much as a strong dose of green tea acts upon us in Europe, when it acts agreeably.
In addition to the length of the duration for the commencement of chat chewing, the data described the time one spent in chewing chat.
The distribution of khat in tropical Africa extends from north Arabia to South Africa. The crop could be planted both in home garden or in the field Dechassa In chapter two the data analysis and recommendation depending on the result was organized.
It is said that a heavy person will sense the feeling late as compared to a person with less body weight while warm room temperature will hasten foreigners.
In general, these data indicated most of the chewers were lasted for about years and in line with these out of total 29 respondents who chew chat 18 of them spend about hours per day. As the methodology determines the destiny of the research to be complex and realistic It not well designed and smart and acceptable If it is systematical type of reaserch methodology.
In general, from the data it is clear to jot proposed solutions that the government should take to minimize or control chat impacts. Oromia, mainly East and West Hararghe zones, is the most important centre of khat production East Hararghe zone alone contributes Thus, most respondents witnessed awareness creation are the pertinent measure for the government that help to compromise chat consumption and its impacts.
Effect of Catha edulis khat chewing on plasma lipid peroxidation.
The crop also has prestige value for people who grow large quantities Dechassa, Pharmacological aspects of the chewing of Khat leaves. Undesirably, khat might also lead to malnutrition and increased susceptibility to infectious diseases such as tuberculosis because of its contribution to prolonged anorexia as cited by Abe be 2oo4 Wilder et al.
In chapter two the data analysis and recommendation depending on the result was organized. More — over, illicit substances including shisha and hashish are also being taken. Processed leaves and roots are used to treat influenza, cough, gonorrhea, asthma and other chest problems.
Though officially discouraged, khat stands among the most important cash crops in Ethiopia, with strong markets domestically as well as in neighboring Somalia, Djibouti, Yemen and the Gulf State Dechasa Economic Impact In Ethiopia khat is an important and potentially lucrative cash crop.
In the communities where khat is consumed, there is a general agreement among observers that there is high incidence of absenteeism and decreased productivity, which lead to unemployment and poverty Teleke, The problem is especially worrisome among out of school youth who have no job or who are daily laborers Teleke, Without the government interventions, it would be difficult to reduce its negativity.
Similarly many researchers conclude that chewing khat has impact on health and on others social issues. Excess of khat chewing may lead to family disintegration.The impact of khat use on east African communities in Melbourne: A preliminary investigation." Drug and Alcohol Review, National Institute of.
Chronic Khat abuse can result in symptoms such as physical exhaustion, violence, and suicidal depression. Widespread frequent use of Khat impacts productivity because it tends to reduce worker motivation. Khat can induce manic behaviors, hyperactivity, and hallucinations.
There are reports of Khat-induced psychosis. Khat, or qat,; Somali is (qaad) is a flowering plant native to tropical East Africa.A Khat is a green-leaved plant that has been chewed for its stimulant effect for centuries.
Khat contains the alkaloid called cathinone, and amphetamine-like stimulant which is said to cause excitement, loss of appetite, It is a controlled or illegal substance. 22 the 15th century, just before the start of use of coffee.
The crop now grows well at higher altitudes of Horn of Africa and the Arabian Peninsula where khat chewing has a long history as social custom dating back thousands of year. On the other hand chewing khat due to its negative economic and social impact take it as negative correlation with the–The chewing of khat has been practiced for years and is, to a large extent, socially accepted in Ethiopia, Apart from the habitual use of khat, it is reported that it is used by students to improve their academic performance.
The effects of khat chewing on the bioavailability of amoxicillin and ampicillin were studied in 8 healthy adult Yemeni volunteers. 31 The percent of dose of unchanged amoxicillin and ampicillin excreted in the urine and the peak excretion were reduce by khat chewing.Download