Upon the car, which was drawn by four richly caparisoned zebus, stood a hideous statue with four arms, the body coloured a dull red, with haggard eyes, dishevelled hair, protruding tongue, and lips tinted with betel
It was as though they were passing along a beaten highway in the center of a civilized community; and yet she knew that the men who lolled upon the verandahs, puffing indolently upon their cigarettes or chewing betel
nut, were all head hunters, and that along the verandah rafters above them hung the grisly trophies of their prowess.
Two or three boys awoke and watched him while they prepared and chewed betel
nut and lime wrapped in green leaves.
According to the doctors, eating a betel
leaf on occasional basis is antiseptic for human body but this new trend of eating packed crushed betel
nuts on a regular is very harmful for the oral health of a human being.
Mary Alice Martin, from Betel
UK, said: "The 1940s theme continues not only through the decor of the cafe, but on the menu as well.
Unprocessed tobacco sold in loose form, including betel
quid with tobacco, is often not taxed and does not display any package warning labels.
References to the betel
pepper appear in ancient Greek, Sanskrit, and Chinese literature as early as the first century BC, while chewing betel
has long become an important cultural tradition in many parts of southern Asia.
Yet such has been her metamorphosis, Deena has married a fellow recovery addict from Betel
Presence of phenolic compounds like hydroxychavicol and safrole, and phytochemicals like tannins, gallic acid, catechin, -sitosterol, gum and amino acids have been reported in betel
nut (Wang et al.
chewing has been described as "the daily social lubricant of Southeast Asia".
Abdulkader also said that many schoolchildren are getting addicted to suwayka and another chewable tobacco derivative called betel
leaf and areca nut.
People play holy by drinking the cannabis laden yogurt drink and they also have betel