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Benefits of Betel Nut (Supari) And Its Side Effects

Betel nut prevents and treats the formation of cavities. Cavities are the structural damage on the enamel (tooth’s outer covering), caused by bacteria in the mouth, and is a painful condition. Gum swelling and ache are also treated by eating betel nut. Moreover, betel nut is extensively used to reduce menstrual cramps and is used in the treatment of yellow discharge from the vagina. Men who are suffering from premature ejaculation can improve their condition by regularly consuming betel nut. Betel nut is used to improve energy levels and is used in situations when high concentration and mental alertness are needed. By chewing on betel nut, you can cure indigestion. Betel nut also cures constipation and diarrhea. People who have suffered a stroke often find it difficult to speak because their muscles are weak. By consuming betel nuts, muscle strength and speech can be improved. People suffering from anemia also benefit, if they consume betel nut.

Benefits of Betel Nut (Supari) And Its Side Effects

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Betel Nut (Supari)
Nutritional Value of Betel Nut (Supari)
Health Benefits of Betel Nut (Supari)
Betel nut prevents oral cavities
Prevents dry mouth
Prevents stained teeth
Prevents gum infection
Reduces swelling in gums
Effectively battles indigestion
Maintains women’s health
Powers up concentration levels
Prevents diarrhea
Maintains men’s health
Improves muscle strength
Heals anemia and blood sugar
Uses of Betel Nut (Supari)
Side-Effects & Allergies of Betel Nut (Supari)
Origin And Cultivation of Betel Nut (Supari)

Betel Nut (Supari)

Areca tree is cultivated in the regions of Japan, China, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Philippines, Africa and East Indies. This palm feather tree grows to a height of 1.5 meters, and produces a fruit called betel nut. This nut is used in the fresh form, as well as in the dried form, and the nut can be boiled or roasted. The taste of the betel nut is warm and acidic, and mixes well with all spices. Quid is the package that is used for eating the betel nut. Men, women and children regularly consume the quid to enjoy its health benefits.

Nutritional Value of Betel Nut (Supari)

Betel nut is rich in nutrients; especially alkaloids like arecoline, arecaine, Arecaidine, choline, guvacine, guvacoline, gallic fatty acid and tannins.

Health Benefits of Betel Nut (Supari)

Mentioned below are the best health benefits of Betel Nut (Supari)
Health Benefits of Betel Nut (Supari)

Betel nut prevents oral cavities

Cavity or holes are formed on the tooth’s outer cover called the enamel due to poor oral health that results from consuming excessive sugary foods. The chances of getting cavities are strong when people consume more sugar in the night. Hence, eating betel nut instead of sugars will prevent cavities and help in reducing the tooth ache.

Prevents dry mouth

Dry mouth is a condition that results from e diabetes. Also cracked lips and bad breath results from dry mouth. By chewing betel nut, the mouth produces more saliva, and helps to prevent dry mouth and associated conditions, effectively.

Prevents stained teeth

Many people suffer from a condition called the yellowing of the mouth. It is caused when they drink excessive coffee, tea and other beverages. The poor dental health easily hampers self-confidence in an individual. To prevent the staining or yellowing of teeth, betel nut should be charred, pulverized, rubbed directly on the teeth, and after a few minutes the mouth should be rinsed. Practicing this habit regularly will maintain the whiteness of your teeth.

Prevents gum infection

Many people suffer from gum infections. They can boil the betel nut in a cup of water, and use this water to rinse the mouth. Doing so, would reduce the gum disease, swelling and pain. The other method of reducing the gum infections would be to burn one nut and take the ash. It should be mixed with clove powder and katha, and then this mixture should be mixed with water and used for rinsing.

Reduces swelling in gums

Fry the powdered nut in ghee and add the powdered Katha, ajwain and sendha namak in equal quantity with it. Add water to this mixture to make a paste. Apply this paste on the gums, and keep it for a few minutes. You will see a drastic reduction in swollen gums and pain.

Effectively battles indigestion

Often indigestion causes blandness in mouth. Chewing betel nuts ensures healthy digestive system, eradicates indigestion, and helps restore appetite. Improved digestion eradicates constipation, and thus improves the overall health. Good digestion makes a person feel energetic and happy.

Maintains women’s health

Women may suffer from a yellowish vaginal discharge, called Leucorrhea. Usually, the estrogen imbalance in the body leads to this condition. Betel nut improves the hormonal imbalance. Furthermore, by consuming betel nuts before menstrual cycle starts is found to reduce vaginal cramps, and abdominal and vaginal pain.

Powers up concentration levels

Research indicates betel nut can improve concentration levels and improve stimulation, if consumed in mild doses. By consuming betel nut, drivers traveling in the night can remain alert and prevent accidents. People in jobs that require high mental alertness should consume betel nut to improve their focus.

Prevents diarrhea

Diarrhea is a condition when the stomach and intestines fail to digest liquid and food, and the body expels large amounts of water fluids. When this condition is left untreated, it leads to the death of a person. By consuming betel nut, the feelings of bloating and frequent visits to the bathroom are reduced, and the person gets on the path of recovery.

Maintains men’s health

Betel nut is useful in treating premature ejaculation, a condition that causes infertility in men. The reason is that men may climax faster than expected, and this indicates that sperms fail to swim to the egg and form fetus.

Improves muscle strength

People who have suffered a heart stroke may have poor muscle strength that can lead to slurred speech. By consuming betel nut regularly, muscle strength can be regained and speech can be improved

Heals anemia and blood sugar

Iron deficiency in the body leads to a condition called anemia. Also, poor synthesis of food in the blood stream leads to low blood sugar levels. With regular consumption of betel nut, both these conditions can be significantly improved.

Uses of Betel Nut (Supari)

Betel nut has been in use since time immemorial. In n the 1st century, the 13 heavenly qualities of betel nut have been mentioned in the Sanskrit inscriptions. The bitter and salty taste of betel nut has made it a clear choice for eradicating bad breath and improving the oral health by making teeth sparkling white in appearance. It is used extensively to increase passion, and is also used as an astringent. Betel nut is used in Ayurveda for the treatment of bile disease, and in the treatment of diseases that are caused by phlegm, anemia and obesity.

Side-Effects & Allergies of Betel Nut (Supari)

Pregnant women should avoid betel nut as the chances of harming fetus are high. Since chances of getting cancer is high thus betel nut should be consumed in mild doses only. In some people, betel nut has been found to cause low blood pressure and shortness of breath, and if a person develops these symptoms, it is better to quit eating the nut. It is highly recommended that asthma patients should avoid consuming betel nut, as it has been found to increase asthma condition. Slaked lime content in the betel nut has been found to cause abrasives in the mouth, and this has been found to cause cancer-causing elements in the body. The initial formation is white lesions in the body which would change to a tumor, and cause excruciating pain. The lower jaw would need to be removed, which leads to more bodily discomfort.

Origin And Cultivation of Betel Nut (Supari)

Pregnant women should avoid betel nut as the chances of harming fetus are high. Since chances of getting cancer is high thus betel nut should be consumed in mild doses only. In some people, betel nut has been found to cause low blood pressure and shortness of breath, and if a person develops these symptoms, it is better to quit eating the nut. It is highly recommended that asthma patients should avoid consuming betel nut, as it has been found to increase asthma condition. Slaked lime content in the betel nut has been found to cause abrasives in the mouth, and this has been found to cause cancer-causing elements in the body. The initial formation is white lesions in the body which would change to a tumor, and cause excruciating pain. The lower jaw would need to be removed, which leads to more bodily discomfort.

Popular Questions & Answers

My blood sugar fasting report is. 121 Hba1c. 5.8 As I am not taking any med, I do first time this test by self. please suggest the best what to do and what not.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MBA (Healthcare)
Ayurveda, Dehradun
Regimens 1. Barley, special variety of rice (samvaka, kodrava), Wheat, Green gram (mudga), Kulattha, Pigeon pea (arhara), Chick pea (chana), Alsi, Patola, Bitter gourd (karvellaka), Amalaki, Haridra, Black piper, Honey, Betel nut and Rock salt should be recommended. 2. Freshly harvested grains, rice, Black gram (udada), Milk, Curd, Butter milk, Clarified butter, Oil, Jaggery, Alcohol, Sugarcane products, Betel, Eating before digestion of previous food and Incompatible food should not be allowed at any cost. Lifestyle 1. Walking 2 to 3 km in a day, playing, physical exercise, bathing are useful 2. Laxurious lifestyle, day sleeping and bathing with cold water should be avoided. Useful single formulations in Ayurveda for Diabetes 1. Powder of Black Jamun (Syzygium cumini) seeds 5 gm twice a day is best oral hypoglycemic drug. 2. Karvellaka Phal (Momorinda charnatia) 3 gm twice a day with water. 3. Alma (Phyllanthus emblica) Churna 6 gm twice a day with honey. 4. Guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia) Swaras 10 ml twice a day with honey. 5. Suddh Silajeet 1 gm twice a day with milk. There are so many medicines in Ayurveda to to solve your problem. You may can talk me privetely without hesitation on Lybrate.

Sir. My father had a swelling on his left parotid gland a month ago. The doctor had a doubt that it might be a tumour and preferred a niddle test after his course of medications was over. Upon ultrasound scanning it was found that the gland was slightly enlarged. He took the medicines for 15 days and the disease was cured. Now he complains of having pain in his jaws since last week out of which the LEFT side seems to be more painful. As he had been consuming beetle nuts ,pan masala and alcohol for quite a long time, the doctor said that it is a oral submucous fibrosis and has prescribed him medicines for the same. He now worries that something might be associated with the parotid gland problem. Is their anything to worry.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Ludhiana
Firstly parotid gland and sub mucus fibrosis are two different diseases. Parotid gland is affected by infection, tumor but not by OSMF. The pain and swelling on swelling on left side could be because of parotid gland infection. If you are still in doubt the next test can be MRI scan. As far as Sub mucus fibrosis, a progressive non painful condition caused by tobacco betel nut chewing with characteristic features of reduced mouth opening, burning sensation with spicy food. It’s a precancerous condition. The patient must lay off his habits, chillies spicy food and the medication has a limited role in curing the fibrous bands already formed. The surgical option is exercised when the disease is too severe. My advise is to rule out parotid gland disease first and stop all habits tobacco, alcohol, spicy fried boiling hot food and take medication for SMF.

I am experiencing severe headaches since a month which last 30 to 40 min, sometimes they occur 2 times a day, symptoms are:-severe pain on left side of head, redness of left eye, runny nose. These headaches were happening to me since 10 years but at that time they were rare like once in a year but as I grew up the duration b/w headaches reduced and since a month I have been experiencing them daily.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MBA (Healthcare)
Ayurveda, Dehradun
Hi I would like to suggest you 1. Wheat, Black gram (udada), Brinjal, Parwala, Drumstic (sigru), Mango, Pomegranate, Phalsa, Garlic, Grapes, Milk, Clarified butter, Coconut water, Sour vinegar (kanji) and Sesame are recomended. 2. Special variety of rice (kodavara, samvaka), Chickpea (chana), Peas (matar), Pigeon pea (arhar), Green gram (mung), Betel nut and excessively heavy food substance should be avoided. Life style 1. Massage on head, Gentle pressing and Rest are recommended. 2. Night awakening, Exessive exercise, Suppression of natural urges and use of uneven bed should be avoided. Do not worry, Be happy. There are many usefull medicine in Ayurveda for Headache. You may consult me on Lybrate.
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I am not able to open my mouth big. I feel pain. Help me out with proper medicine. I know this has happened due to chewing of betel nuts. Please help me out with proper medication.

BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
Stop betel nut. Do warm and hot massages over the area. But you need to consult as to how much is your mouth opening and then we can suggest the right line of treatment.
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How does supari (betel nuts) affect the human body and health? Is it good or bad.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
Research has revealed some serious health risks of betel nut. The WHO classifies betel nut as a carcinogen. Many studies have shown a convincing link between betel nut use and cancer of the mouth and esophagus. A study in the Journal of the American Dental Association reports that betel nut users are at a higher risk for oral submucous fibrosis. This incurable condition can cause stiffness in the mouth and eventually the loss of jaw movement. Regular chewing of betel nut can also cause gum irritation and tooth decay. Teeth may become permanently stained deep red or even black.
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Popular Health Tips

How Dangerous Is Betel Nut?

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
How Dangerous Is Betel Nut?

What is betel nut?

Highlights

  1. Betel nut is the seed of a type of palm tree.
  2. It has a long history of being  the being chewed for its mood-enhancing effects in many parts of Asia and the  Pacific.
  3. Modern research shows many health risks associated with its use, including oral cancer, an incurable jaw disorder, and reproductive issues.

A deep red or purple smile is a common sight in many parts of Asia and the Pacific.

 But what’s behind it?This red residue is the telltale sign of the betel nut, which is chewed by millions of people across the globe. In its most basic form, betel nut is a seed of the Areca catechu, a type of palm tree. It’s commonly chewed after being ground up or sliced and wrapped in leaves of the Piper betel vine that have been coated with lime. This is known as a betel quid. Tobacco or flavorful spices may also be added.

History of a habit

Betel nut has a long history in South and Southeast Asia and the Pacific Basin. In Guam and other Pacific islands, its use can be traced back as far as 2,000 years. A habit passed down through generations, chewing betel nut is a time-honored custom for 10–20 percent of the world’s population. Today, the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that around 600 million people use some form of betel nut. It is one of the most popular psychoactive substances in the world, in fourth place after nicotine, alcohol, and caffeine. But while betel nut is an important cultural and social tradition in many countries, growing evidence points to serious health effects from regular use.

Oral cancer and other dangers

 A study  reports that betel nut users are at a higher risk for oral submucous fibrosis. This incurable condition can cause stiffness in the mouth and eventually the loss of jaw movement. Regular chewing of betel nut can also cause gum irritation and tooth decay. Teeth may become permanently stained deep red or even black.Betel nut may interact with other drugs or herbal supplements. It could cause toxic reactions in the body or reduce the effects of medications. 

Medical conditions associated with betel nut use with tobacco:

  • oral submucous fibrosis
  •  oral cancer
  •  addiction
  •  reproductive issues, including low birth weight in newborns
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4 Ayurvedic Ways To Manage Bad Breath!

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), diploma in anorectal disease
Ayurveda, Kolhapur
4 Ayurvedic Ways To Manage Bad Breath!

Bad breath, also known as halitosis medically, is a much bigger problem than just being a cause for social embarrassment. It could be a symptom of an underlying disorder in your body which when corrected, will result in bad breath being resolved as well. However, in most cases, halitosis or bad breath occurs due to gum and teeth problems or due to life style habits such as a bad diet. Ayurveda has cure for both the problems and offers specialized treatment as well as home remedies.

Some general tips to fight bad breath
Bad breath may occur due to a combination of bad diet or digestive problems as well as oral hygiene issues. Some of the common things to follow, which will reduce your bad breath, especially concerning oral hygiene, are mentioned below 
1. Rinse your mouth thoroughly after every meal as it helps clean food particles which may contribute to bad breath
2. Keep yourself hydrated by drinking plenty of water. Dryness of the mouth can often cause bad breath
3. Brush your teeth, preferably at least twice daily and clean your tongue every time you brush your teeth
4. Avoid alcohol, smoking and excessive consumption of caffeine products
5. Use natural breath fresheners such as mint leaves and parsley
6. Don’t use breath mints, mouth fresheners or mouthwashes which have alcohol in them as they may further dry up your mouth, causing bad breath
7. Try and include more of fresh fruits and vegetables in your diet as these will keep you hydrated and supply you with the necessary nutrients to keep your digestive system functional and thus reduce bad breath.

Ayurveda for bad breath
Some of the home remedies as well as specialized Ayurvedic medications that can effectively combat bad breath are mentioned below. However, if you have a persistent problem, it is best to consult with an Ayurvedic practitioner who can help you with tailor made combinations specifically suited to your problem.

  1. Fenugreek or ‘methi’ and tea leaves: Methi is known to have many medicinal properties in Ayurveda. Boil methi leaves into a cup of tea and drink it once a day to see quick and lasting results.
  2. Cardamom seeds: This is a quick and effective remedy for bad breath, especially for social occasions. Chew on a few cardamom seeds after a smelly meal and it can definitely take care of your bad breath temporarily.
  3. Honey ginger and lemon combo: If your body has more ‘Kapha’ based symptoms, then this is a very good remedy. Mix equal amounts of honey with ginger juice and lemon juice and use that concoction to slowly gargle your mouth and then rinse.
  4. Some specialized medications: Certain special medications may be prescribed by your Ayurveda practitioner such as:
    • Kushtha, Nagarmotha, Cardamom, and licorice mixtures
    • Dashan Sanskar Churna which is a specially formulated charcoal powder meant for brushing
    • Special mixtures made from ingredients such as Manjishtha, Clove, Khadir, Cardamom, Betel nut, Black Pepper, Mayaphal, Kulinjan, Cumin seeds, Vidang, Bakul, and Camphor among others; either in the form of edible medication or in the form of mouthwashes.
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Oral Cancer - In A Nutshell!

Post Doctoral Research (Ph.D.) (A.M) (Oncology), Integrative Oncology for Physicians (MSKCC, N.Y, USA), Doctor of Natural Medicine (N.D/ N.M.D), Ayurveda (I) Cert., Advanced Strategic Management (APSM), B.E (Computer Sc. & Engg.), Clinically Relevant Herb-Drug Interactions (CME) - (Cine-Med Inc. USA)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Bhubaneswar
Oral Cancer - In A Nutshell!

Oral cancer (OC) occurs when DNA mutations develop in the cells lining the lips and the mouth cavity. It commonly affects the tongue, floor of mouth, buccal mucosa, lips, palate, gum etc all. Mostly, oral cancers are squamous cell carcinomas that begin in the squamous cells lining the lips and the inside of mouth.

  1. Type: of oral cancer are as enumerated below -

    1. Squamous cell carcinoma: is the most common, as described above.

    2. Adenocarcinoma: affects the salivary glands.

    3. Lymphoma: affects the tissues of the tonsil(s) or those involving the lymphatic system.

    4. Melanoma: may affect the mucous tissues of the oral cavity.

  2. Gender: affects the male populace predominantly. But, it can affect both male and female. It’s the commonest cancer in India currently, and accounts for a significant percentage of the total cancer mortality.

  3. Etiology: consumption of “khaini” (tobacco & lime mix), betel nut, areca nut, slaked lime, chronic irritation due to irregular teeth, smoking, alcohol consumption, oral infection with Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) / Human Papilloma virus (HPV), nutritional deficiencies, chronic infections & poor dental/ oral hygiene are the common risk factors that can trigger oral carcinogenesis. It is noteworthy that the local effects of tobacco and alcohol are both dose-dependent and synergistic.

  4. Features: the various presentations (of signs & symptoms) of Oral cancer are as given below –

    1. Cheek cancer - hard and painless thickening, with an ulcer sometimes that does not heal for weeks together.

    2. Lip cancer - white patch on the inner lining of the lip on which a hard mass slowly develops.

    3. Palate cancer- persistent sore on the hard palate that may ulcerate.

    4. Throat cancer - difficulty swallowing, sore throat, voice changes, feeling of hard lump in the throat.

    5. Tongue cancer - ulcer on the side of the tongue that bleeds occasionally and does not heal.

    6. Gum cancer and cancer of the minor salivary glands - loose teeth, bad breath and sensory loss of the feelings in the face

  5. Screening: is generally recommended for asymptomatic populations goal of which, as usual, is to be able to detect & diagnose oral cancer at an early stage which is potentially curable. Visual screening by healthcare personnel including dentists, general practitioners, oncologists, surgeons etc all is crucial to detect not only early asymptomatic oral cancers but also the oral pre-cancerous lesions including oral submucous fibrosis (OSMF), oral leukoplakia, erythroplakia et al which carry a high risk of malignant transformation to in-situ and invasive cancers.

  6. Diagnosis: a complete physical exam of the local parts basis the features mentioned above arouses suspicion that prompts diagnosis -

    1. Biopsy (punch or removal of mass of tissue (excision) for cytology) clinches the diagnosis of oral cancer. Should there be a neck mass that arises suspicion of a regional metastatic disease, a fine needle biopsy (FNB) can be attempted.

    2. Initial staging workup includes CT, MRI scans etc all. PET CT scan though frequently employed, is not usually used for the initial workup.

    3. A triple endoscopy that includes laryngoscopy, esophagoscopy and bronchoscopy can help definitive staging of the disease. Biopsies obtained during this procedure help confirm the primary diagnosis, define the extent to which the primary site disease has spread, and identify additional pre-malignant lesions and metastasis, if any.

  7. Treatment / Prognosis: preventive measures, earlier diagnosis and right early treatment is key for better prognostication and efficient/ effective therapeutic management of oral cancer. Conventional treatment includes surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy as deems appropriate. Simultaneously, an adjunctive or integrative naturopathic treatment with suitable complementary & alternative medicines (CAM) too can help improve clinical endpoints and facilitate recovery as would be feasible contextually. As seen with other cancers, the site, stage, histopathological grading etc all determine the treatment outlook. The number of micronucleated oral mucosal cells can be a useful biomarker for predicting course of oral pre-cancerous lesions and prognosis thereof.

  8. Prevention: rightly said, prevention is always a better choice. Although genetic risks are difficult to modify, still an increased focus on protective factors and avoidance of the risk factors can be of help. Especially, abstaining from use of tobacco/ products, alcohol, regularly maintaining oral health and hygiene and daily intake of fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables can help prevent a vast majority of oral cancers. Also, timely screening/ detection of the pre-cancerous lesions of the oral cavity and prompt treatment thereof is crucial to preventing a malignant transformation of the same. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can ask a free question.

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Bad Breath - How Ayurveda Can Help You Treat it?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Gurgaon
Bad Breath - How Ayurveda Can Help You Treat it?

Bad breath, also known as halitosis medically, is a much bigger problem than just being a cause for social embarrassment. It could be a symptom of an underlying disorder in your body which when corrected, will result in bad breath being resolved as well. However, in most cases, halitosis or bad breath occurs due to gum and teeth problems or due to life style habits such as a bad diet. Ayurveda has cure for both the problems and offers specialized treatment as well as home remedies.

Some general tips to fight bad breath
Bad breath may occur due to a combination of bad diet or digestive problems as well as oral hygiene issues. Some of the common things to follow, which will reduce your bad breath, especially concerning oral hygiene, are mentioned below 
1. Rinse your mouth thoroughly after every meal as it helps clean food particles which may contribute to bad breath
2. Keep yourself hydrated by drinking plenty of water. Dryness of the mouth can often cause bad breath
3. Brush your teeth, preferably at least twice daily and clean your tongue every time you brush your teeth
4. Avoid alcohol, smoking and excessive consumption of caffeine products
5. Use natural breath fresheners such as mint leaves and parsley
6. Don’t use breath mints, mouth fresheners or mouthwashes which have alcohol in them as they may further dry up your mouth, causing bad breath
7. Try and include more of fresh fruits and vegetables in your diet as these will keep you hydrated and supply you with the necessary nutrients to keep your digestive system functional and thus reduce bad breath.

Ayurveda for bad breath
Some of the home remedies as well as specialized Ayurvedic medications that can effectively combat bad breath are mentioned below. However, if you have a persistent problem, it is best to consult with an Ayurvedic practitioner who can help you with tailor made combinations specifically suited to your problem.

  1. Fenugreek or ‘methi’ and tea leaves: Methi is known to have many medicinal properties in Ayurveda. Boil methi leaves into a cup of tea and drink it once a day to see quick and lasting results.
  2. Cardamom seeds: This is a quick and effective remedy for bad breath, especially for social occasions. Chew on a few cardamom seeds after a smelly meal and it can definitely take care of your bad breath temporarily.
  3. Honey ginger and lemon combo: If your body has more ‘Kapha’ based symptoms, then this is a very good remedy. Mix equal amounts of honey with ginger juice and lemon juice and use that concoction to slowly gargle your mouth and then rinse.
  4. Some specialized medications: Certain special medications may be prescribed by your Ayurveda practitioner such as:
    • Kushtha, Nagarmotha, Cardamom, and licorice mixtures
    • Dashan Sanskar Churna which is a specially formulated charcoal powder meant for brushing
    • Special mixtures made from ingredients such as Manjishtha, Clove, Khadir, Cardamom, Betel nut, Black Pepper, Mayaphal, Kulinjan, Cumin seeds, Vidang, Bakul, and Camphor among others; either in the form of edible medication or in the form of mouthwashes.
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BDS
Dentist, Vidisha
Did you know that chewing tobacco, betel nut, paan, smoking cigarettes and consuming excess alcohol can make you a prime candidate for head and neck cancers !
But the good news is head and neck cancers can be cured if they are detected early. If you see any of the following symptoms recurring often, then you need to see your doctor immediately:
• Mouth sore that hasn't healed for 3+ weeks
• Persistent change of voice
• Chewing and swallowing problems
• Lump in the neck
• Bleeding, pain or numbness of mouth or nose
• Pain when opening mouth
• Facial, neck or ear pain
Our Miracle Team will do their best for a favourable outcome
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Table of Content

Betel Nut (Supari)
Nutritional Value of Betel Nut (Supari)
Health Benefits of Betel Nut (Supari)
Betel nut prevents oral cavities
Prevents dry mouth
Prevents stained teeth
Prevents gum infection
Reduces swelling in gums
Effectively battles indigestion
Maintains women’s health
Powers up concentration levels
Prevents diarrhea
Maintains men’s health
Improves muscle strength
Heals anemia and blood sugar
Uses of Betel Nut (Supari)
Side-Effects & Allergies of Betel Nut (Supari)
Origin And Cultivation of Betel Nut (Supari)