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Synonyms for betel

Asian pepper plant whose dried leaves are chewed with betel nut (seed of the betel palm) by southeast Asians

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Currently, the lack of regulation has led to a great health hazard for consumers, as there could be as many as 14 types of pesticide residues in a betel nut, LTN reports.
Publications on the relationship between betel quid chewing and OC were gathered from the SCI and the SSCI of the WoSCC of Thomson Scientific on October 25, 2017.
In this raid 23 tons raw material and 25 twin-packs of betel nuts were recovered.
Gutkha Betel Nut Filter Khaini Naswar was recovered from Hino Truck by Kolpur Custom Check Post, while huge quantity of the foreign made cigarettes were also recovered at Mani kha Check Post.
Results of antioxidant activity with different concentration of betel leaf was expressed as mean value [+ or -] SD.
Chewing momma includes ingredients such as betel nut, betel leaf or areca, a white powder made by burning edible shells.
Betel leaves, which are widely chewed in Asia as a stimulant substance, are also banned in the UAE and those caught trafficking or consuming the product will face penalties.
Keywords: Oral health, Adverse effects, Alcohol, Tobacco, Areca (betel) nut, Alcohol-containing mouthwashes, Medications, Dental materials and devices.
Betel nut, when chewed, produces the same stimulants provided by coffee or tobacco.
(4) Rapid increase in the incidence of type 2 diabetes (DM2) in Papua New Guinea, coupled with compelling epidemiological evidence supporting a diabetogenic association with betel quid (BQ) chewing has lead us to investigate dietary strategies that might offer protection from developing DM2.
According to security officials, a majority of Pakistani nationals returning from India tend to carry a large quantity of betel leaf, Indian clothes, cosmetics, medicine and other eatables.
Jayasundera Bandara stated that in the past betel chewing was not approved with tobacco, lime and areca nut, but with herbal ingredients such as nutmegs, cloves, ginger, etc.
It is not clear in the article whether the study groups comprised only strict tobacco chewers, the subjects chewing betel nut in addition to smoking, or a combination of tobacco chewers and smokers.
Betel UK is currently putting the final touches to the cafe, which will open this weekend, and has been given a 1940s theme and is named Rising from the Rubble.