catechu


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Synonyms for catechu

extract of the heartwood of Acacia catechu used for dyeing and tanning and preserving fishnets and sails

East Indian spiny tree having twice-pinnate leaves and yellow flowers followed by flat pods

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camphora), Kaat hindi (Acacia catechu), Raal hindi (Vateria indica Linn), Mom (Bees wax/Cera), Roghan-e-gao/Ghee or clarified butter.
Potential antidepressant activity of Areca catechu nut via elevation of serotonin and noradrenaline in the hippocampus of rats.
Diagnosis is based on clinical findings, location of the lesion, h/o trauma, poor oral hygiene, h/o chewing of betel quid (Betel leaf, areca nut, tobacco, slaked lime and catechu in various combination or all together).
(9) Having returned to Calcutta in late October, North reports she "went to the Botanic Gardens at daybreak, and got all I wanted at last".10 Paintings of both elusive plants, the Catechu and Soma-lata, were selected for the gallery (figure 4).
Those of methanol extracts in Poncirus trifoliata fruit and Areca catechu L.
To Chew or Nut to Chew: An Ethnographic Study of the Socio -Cultural Role of Betel Nut( Areca, catechu) in the Life of the Ilocanos.
The extract of Acacia catechu, Bauhinia racemosus, Cleome viscosa etc.
This is true for all ways in which tobacco is used, including, Cigarettes and cigars, Hand rolling tobacco, Bidis and kreteks (cigarettes containing tobacco with herbs or spices), Pipes and water pipes,Chewing tobacco, Snuff, Snus (a moist version of snuff popular in some countries such as Sweden), Creamy snuff (a paste consisting of tobacco, clove oil, glycerin, spearmint, menthol, and camphor sold in a toothpaste tube popular in India), Gutkha (a version of chewing tobacco mixed with areca nut, catechu, slaked lime and other condiments popular in India and South-East Asia) etc are harmful for health .
This is true for all ways in which tobacco is used, including, Cigarettes and cigars, Hand rolling tobacco, Bidis and kreteks (cigarettes containing tobacco with herbs or spices), Pipes and water pipes, Chewing tobacco, Snuff, Snus (a moist version of snuff popular in some countries such as Sweden), Creamy snuff (a paste consisting of tobacco, clove oil, glycerine, spearmint, menthol, and camphor sold in a toothpaste tube popular in India), Gutka (a version of chewing tobacco mixed with areca nut, catechu, slaked lime and other condiments popular in India and South-East Asia) etc are harmful for health .
Scientists at Central Michigan University set out to study the effects of cutch tree (Acacia catechu) and white mulberry (Morus alba) extracts in people with osteoarthritis.
Betel nuts, slaked lime, paraffin and catechu are used in making of gutka.
The Shudh Plus Pan Masala brand, for example, is sold in and consumed from packets, or sachets, and contains ingredients such as areca nut, catechu, and natural fragrances.
Quid contains areca nut which may be used raw, baked, or boiled lime obtained from limestone and may also include aniseed, catechu, cardamom, cinnamon, coconut cloves, sugar, and tobacco.
Sarma, "Biosorption of cadmium(II) from aqueous solution using heartwood powder of Areca catechu," Chemical Engineering Journal, vol.