The areca nut is the seed of the areca palm (Areca catechu), which grows in
much of the ... Chewing the mixture of areca nut and betel leaf is a tradition,
custom or ritual which dates back thousand...
Chewing betel nut can cause a host of health problems, including oral cancers.
Read about warnings from world and U.S. agencies, and see what the research ...
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.
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 ...
The chewing of betel nut quids dates to antiquity. In the 1st century AD, Sanskrit
medical writings claimed that betel nut possessed 13 qualities found in the ...
Oct 21, 2015 ... Betel nut, nut of the Areca catechu palm tree – Betel nut is what most people ...
An average betel nut user chews between 10 – 50 grams a day.
How to Chew Betel Nut in Papua New Guinea. If you ever go to Papua New
Guinea, the first thing you will notice is the brilliant red-stained teeth and lips of
Oct 30, 2013 ... Betel nut chewing originated in the tropical regions of southern Asia, but it has
gradually spread to communities in Madagascar, eastern Africa ...
May 5, 2016 ... Betel nut chewing is an important cultural practice in some regions in south and
south-east Asia and the Asia Pacific. It has traditionally played ...