Areca catechu


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Related to Areca catechu: betel nut, Areca palm
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Noun1.Areca catechu - southeastern Asian palm bearing betel nuts (scarlet or orange single-seeded fruit with a fibrous husk)Areca catechu - southeastern Asian palm bearing betel nuts (scarlet or orange single-seeded fruit with a fibrous husk)
areca nut, betel nut - seed of betel palm; chewed with leaves of the betel pepper and lime as a digestive stimulant and narcotic in southeastern Asia
areca - any of several tall tropical palms native to southeastern Asia having egg-shaped nuts
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Tirathaba rufivena Walker (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) is a major insect pest of Palmaceae such as Areca catechu L.
Metabolic effects of the consumption of Areca catechu.
13 Research has shown that betal nut is the fruit of areca catechu palm tree and is chewed for its mild central nervous system stimulating properties.
22] There have been studies on elastase inhibition by extracts of plants such as Areca catechu, Cornus kousa, and Achillea millefolium.
Anti-hyperglycemic activity studies on leaves and stems of Areca catechu L.
In Sri Lanka the major varieties of palms are Palmyra Palm or Borassus Palm) Coconut Palm' or Cocos nucifera, Kitul palm or Caryota Urens and the Areca Nut palm or areca palm Areca catechu.
The areca nut or areca catechu linn is the true botanical name of the endosperm of the areca catechu palmae tree.
The research team had introduced Thai Traditional Formula medicine (TTFM) in the treatment of helminthes and compared the efficacy and side effects among Mebendazole (500 mg) and Areca catechu Lin.
People roll small pieces of the nut from Areca catechu, more commonly called betel palm, in a leaf from the Piper betel vine, then add powdered slaked lime or limestone paste, and chew it.
Por otro lado, en Areca catechu, subcultivos sucesivos en medio suplementado con dicamba llevaron a la formacion de embriones somaticos anormales (Wang et al.
Areca catechu (methanol extract), Dendrobium plicatile (methanol extract), Juglans regia (water extract), Paeonia lactiflora (methanol extract), Psychotria serpens (water and methanol extracts), Rhodiola sacra (water and methanol extracts) and Uncaria rhynchophylla (water extract) especially showed strong scavenging activity against superoxide anion radical (*O2-), while J.