arecoline


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arecoline

(əˈrɛkəʊˌlaɪn)
n
a drug derived from betel nuts and producing a range of effects, including increased salivation, body temperature, and heart rate
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3 Areca nut, the main constituent of betel quid, along with betel leaves, slaked lime and tobacco, contains aromatic alkaloids such as arecoline, arecaidine, guvacine and guvacoline.
24 Arecoline is generally the principle alkaloid which is carcinogenic in nature.
Betel Nut has Arecoline a brother of Acetylcholine which acts on neuromuscular junction causing constant muscle spasm.
3] Nicotine and arecoline present in tobacco and betel quid cause dyslipidemia and hypertension, resulting in CVD.
Among which arecoline is the main causative agent which is responsible for fibroblast proliferation.
25 percent of all betel nuts are made up of arecoline, the effects of which are similar to Nicotine, which produces a feeling of euphoria and acts as a stimulant.
It contains many alkaloids such as arecoline, arecaidine, guvacine & guvacoline, of which arecoline is the main agent.
These include arecoline, arecaidine, guvacoline, guvacine, arecolidine, and choline (Chu, 2001; Farnsworth, 1976).
These are, arecoline, arecaidine, guvacine, guvacoline, out of these arecoline is the main component.
We have chosen the brownish white color derived from thin sliced pieces of the nuts which have a high qualitative content of Arecoline as one of the active ingredients in antihelmintic action of Areca catechu Linn.