BETEL LEAF OIL

Uses:

 Betel leaf oil has invigorating properties.

This oil is also used as a deodorant component.

Countries where it’s found

The betel vine is cultivated predominantly in South Asia and South East Asian countries, where India is the leading producer.

Harvesting Information

The plant is a perennial creeper and requires high land and fertile soil for growth. The creeper is harvested during the monsoon season. The vine reaches around 150 to 180 centimeters before being harvested. The harvest lasts for fifteen days to one month.

History of the Plant:

The plant is believed to have originated in the Malay Archipelago and later spread through tropical Asia and Malaysia. Its use dates two thousand years back. Betel vine cultivation began in South Asia with India producing about Rs. 7000 million annually.

Extraction Process:

Fresh betel leaves are steam distilled to obtain the oil. The leaves are partially before extraction process. Young leaves give the highest yield. The oil is usually medium brown to bright yellow in color depending on the type of leaf used. The odor is sharp and the taste bitter.

Employments:

Betel leaf oil has empowering properties.

This oil is likewise utilized as an antiperspirant segment.

Countries where it’s found

The betel vine is developed overwhelmingly in South Asia and South East Asian nations, where India is the main maker.

Gathering Information

The plant is a perpetual creeper and requires high land and fruitful soil for development. The creeper is gathered amid the rainstorm season. The vine stretches around 150 to 180 centimeters previously being reaped. The reap goes on for fifteen days to multi-month.

BETEL LEAF OIL

Botanical Name                :               Piper betle

Common Name                 :               Copticum, Betel Leaf Oil, Carum Copticum, Paan.

CAS #    :               84775-81-5

Plant Parts Used               :               Leaves

Extraction Method          :               Steam Distillation

Color & Odor     :               Clear yellow to dark brown liquid with creosote-like odor

Description :

Betel Leaf Oil is derived from Betal Leaf plant leaves that yield this aromatic essential oil. The heart-shaped leaves have distinct pleasant aroma & are commonly chewed alone or with other plant materials.

Constituents & Specifications :

Betel phenol (chavibetol), chaviol and cadinene

Properties :

Stimulating, carminative, aromatic, antiseptic, warming and aphrodisiac

Benefits & Uses :

  • The betel leaf essential oil is valued in Ayurveda for its stimulating, carminative, aromatic, antiseptic, warming and aphrodisiac properties. It has several medicinal applications among natives and is especially used to harden gums, preserve teeth and sweeten breath.
  • It also improves voice and is reputed aphrodisiac.