Another plant universally used as a stimulant in Southern Arabia is khat (Catha edulis).
The paper by Dr. Sagar Saha and Dr. Clare Dollery describe the case of a 33 year old man who used khat heavily.
Among Pathans there are two kinds of kurta (kamis or khat); one worn by married women called giradana khat is dark red or blue, embroidered with silk in front; the jalana khat worn by unmarried women is less conspicuous for colour and ornament.
Investigations into his suitability for a liver transplant revealed a heart condition, caused by chewing khat.
It was always the prayer that the soul (bai) should be able to revisit the corpse (khat), and some inscriptions show an expectation of the body itself being revivified, "the mouth speaking," "the legs walking," and everything conforming with its previous terrestrial life.