The Betel Leaf plant is a twining vine part of the pepper family, whose leaves yield an aromatic essential oil. The cultivation of this creeper needs a lot of care and attention. Dryness and exposure to the sun for too long a period can harm and plant. The heart-shaped leaves have a distinct pleasant aroma and are commonly chewed alone or with other plant materials.
Clear yellow to dark brown liquid.
The betel leaf essential oil is valued in Ayurvedic medicine as a stimulant, carminative, aromatic, antiseptic and even as an aphrodisiac.
Lavender, Tea Tree, Eucalyptus, Rosemary and Cardamom.
The Betel Leaf plant grows widely over the entire area between South Arabia and Southeast China. In India, Betel Leaf has historically been chewed to sweeten the breath and preserve the teeth.
No known toxicity. Avoid during pregnancy.