Catha edulis – Bushman’s tea – Khat – Igqwaka

The Bushman’s tea is an evergreen to semi-deciduous tree with a slender and upright canopy resembling the blue-gum tree from a distance. This shrub to small tree can reach a mature height of 10m when growing conditions are ideal. The leaves of this tree were used in teas by the Bushmen hence the common name Bushman’s tea. Leaves are simple, opposite and elliptic [...]