“Bath salts” are human-made drugs that are chemically related to cathinone, a stimulant found in the khat plant, a shrub grown...

“Bath salts” are human-made drugs that are chemically related to cathinone, a stimulant found in the khat plant, a shrub grown in East Africa and southern Arabia. But don’t be fooled—bath salts are not natural and can be much stronger and more dangerous than the plant.