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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Areca_nut

The areca nut is the seed of the areca palm (Areca catechu), which grows in much of the ... The folk tale explaining the origin of this Vietnamese tradition is a good illustration of the belief that the combination of areca nut and the betel leaf is ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Betel

The betel (Piper betle) is the leaf of a vine belonging to the Piperaceae family, which includes pepper and kava. Betel leaf is mostly consumed in Asia, and elsewhere in the world by some Asian emigrants, as betel quid or in paan, with Areca nut and/or tobacco. .... In one region where betel leaf cultivation is the main source of income for ...

www.healthline.com/health/betel-nut-dangers

Sep 9, 2016 ... Chewing betel nut can cause a host of health problems, including oral cancers. Read about warnings from world and U.S. agencies, and see ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Areca_catechu

Areca catechu is a species of palm which grows in much of the tropical Pacific, Asia, and parts ... This palm is called the betel tree because its fruit, the areca nut, is often chewed along with the betel leaf, a leaf from a vine of the family ...

www.bbc.com/news/health-31921207

Mar 22, 2015 ... Taiwan is trying to tackle the popular habit of chewing of betel nuts, which has caused a huge rise in the incidence of oral cancer.

www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/10/151021161034.htm

Date: October 21, 2015; Source: University of Florida; Summary: For hundreds of millions of people around the world, chewing betel nut produces a cheap, quick ...

factsanddetails.com/china/cat11/sub74/entry-4483.html

The fresh areca nut is chewed, sometimes wrapped in betel leaf or with tobacco. [ Source: Dan Levin for The New York Times, August 19, 2010 ***]. People that ...

www.dictionary.com/browse/betel-nut

Betel nut definition, the astringent kernel of the seed of the betel palm, chewed in many tropical regions in combination with slaked lime and ... Origin of betel nut

landlopers.com/2013/10/20/betel-nuts

Oct 20, 2013 ... So what exactly does the betel nut do? Well supposedly one chews the nut rolled in a small bit of leaf and the result is a warming sensation and ...