|BETEL ESSENTIAL OIL|
Country of Origin
Soluble in alcohol and oils. Insoluble in water.
0.958 – 1.044 @ 20°C
(-) 1.5 To (-) 4
1.500 To 1.5240
Lavender, Eucalyptus, Tea Tree, Rosemary & Cardamom.
Description : Betel leaf (Piper betle L.) is a medicinal plant. The Betel Leaf plant is a twining vine part of the pepper family, whose leaves yield an aromatic essential oil. The cultivation of this creeper needs a lot of care and attention. The Betel Leaf plant grows widely over the entire area between South Arabia and Southeast China. In India, Betel Leaf has historically been chewed to sweeten the breath and preserve the teeth.
Constituents : Cadinene-1-2, Cadiniol-1-2, Decanal-2-3, Dodecanol-4-5, Eugenol-30-35, Isoeugenol-10-12, Geraniol-2-3, Linalool-1-2, Myrcene-2-3, Methyl Benzoate-2-3, Sabinene-5-7, Safrole-6-8, Alpha-Terpineol-2-3, Gamma-terpinene-1.5-2, Thujene-1-2, Ocimene-1-2. The minor components with 0.5-1% are Gamma-Elemene, Caryophyllene oxide, Terpinolene, Costol, Camphene, Hexadecanoic acid.
How to use : The oil is used as deodorant component. This is used in several tobacco & pan masala industries. Also added to perfumes and in betel flavour candies. This oil is used a as a stimulant, an antiseptic and a breath-freshener
Benefit : The betel leaf essential oil is valued in Ayurvedic medicine as a stimulant, carminative, aromatic, antiseptic and even as an aphrodisiac. The betel leaf essential oil helps to refresh breath, protects against germs, bacteria and other oral pathogens in the mouth. It prevents tooth decay.
Caution Note: No known toxicity. Avoid during pregnancy. However, be cautious of not consuming it with tobacco and other hazardous products.
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