Bettel pepper properties
Deadly nightshade properties
BETTEL PEPPER PROPERTIES
Scientific name: Piper betle L.
Common name: Bethel, betel pepper
Habitat: Tropical regions of Southeast Asia.
Components of betel
- Alkaloids: arecaidine (C2H11NO2) and arecoline
Active parts: leaves and fruits
Drawing of the plant (Piper betle)
PROPERTIES OF BETEL
Medicinal uses of the betel pepper
Home remedies with betel: The leaves and betel nuts are chewed habitually in Southern Asian countries for the following properties
Studies are being done on its effects to counteract the carcinogenic potential of tobbaco and other plants such as areca nut (Areca catechu) which is also popularly called betel nuts, and it is usually chewed in some Asian countries.
Metel medicines: The extract from the leaves used to make medicines used in the treatment of gout.
Given its toxicity, it is advised not to use it in the preparation of home remedies
Toxicity of betel pepper
Addictive. Its use also has a negative impact:
- Stomach problems
- Fall of teeth
- Risk of mouth cancer.
Effects of betel pepper
More information about plants cultivation in the listing above.
This material is for informational purposes only. In case of doubt, consult the doctor.