areca nut

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Synonyms for areca nut

seed of betel palm

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OSMF was associated with areca nut chewing either in the form of quid (21%) or as gutkha (68%) which is processed areca nut.
Caption: Figure 2 The characteristic stained mouth from chewing on paan (betal leaf, areca nut, commonly combined with tobacco)
After more than 15 years of the FTA, Sri Lanka's largest export item to India is areca nut.
In Pakistan, the major risk factors for oral cancer are areca nut (betel nut, chalia, supari), betel quid (paan), tobacco chewing, naswar, paan masala (ghutka, mawa) and poor nutrition.
Although the custom of chewing paan is primarily associated with the Indian subcontinent, both the betel leaf and areca nut originate from South-east Asia, with some sources suggesting the possible home of the areca nut as the Philippine islands and of the betel leaf as central and eastern Malaysia.
Indians consume tobacco in several forms apart from cigarettes, including "gutka" -- a cheap, mass-produced mix of tobacco, crushed areca nut and other ingredients -- and hand-rolled sticks called 'beedis'.
But Miang Kham is definitely a non-messy version of the after-food digestive pn that adds a kick with its mix of areca nut, lime paste, raisins, cardamom, saffron and even edible silver leaf.
Beetle leaf, areca nut and their concoction are extremely addictive that enhances the vulnerability of consumers to oral cancers as well as to cardio-vascular diseases, said the ENT surgeon.
The company also uses palm leaf - fallen areca nut palm leaves gathered from the forest floor in Kerala, Ind ia, and hand pressed in spring water.
Our inspectors have recently seized large amounts of Pn, a stimulating and psychoactive preparation of betel leaf combined with areca nut and/or cured tobacco, at a grocery store here, following which the outlet was shut down, and the grocer was ordered to pay a fine.
This might be in the form of paan or gutka, a mixture of ingredients that often includes tobacco, betel leaf and areca nut.
You are canoeing 250 ft over a place where once stood a bustling market where areca nut, cardamom and pepper was briskly bought and sold.
One team will work with areca nut farmers through an organization called SDM and will observe the current machines and methods used to peel areca nuts.
Etiology is usually found out to be chillies, spicy foods, areca nut (betel nut quid), tobacco chewing, vitamin B deficiency and malnutrition2.
17 This indicates presentation of oral cancer in our country at a relatively earlier age which may be due to frequent use of pan and areca nut in younger people.