Batelnut, Biology


Kernel of the betalnut palm, areca catechu, enclosed in betal leaves and mixed with an aromatic paste is chewed extensively in India & Africa. It contains arecoline (C8H13NO2) and a red tenin.

It stains teeth & gums red.

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