Botanical Name: Piper betle
Country of Origin: Vietnam
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Plant Part use: Betel leaves
Aromatic Scent: The odour is distinctly Phenoli
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. Dryness and exposure to the sun for too long a period can harm and plant. The heart-shaped leaves have a distinct pleasant aroma and are commonly chewed alone or with other plant materials.
Betel Leaf Oil Use:
Betel leaf oil has many medicinal properties. It is a carminative, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, stimulant and aromatic. It is considered as a very breath freshener and has the ability to cure worms. Betel quid is a strong carcinogenic. It contains several health benefits and has many healing properties. It is filled with calcium, vitamin C, carotene, riboflavin, niacin and thiamine. The oil is used for ear pain, boils and sore throat. It is good for inflammation due to orchitis and arthritis. The oil is good for treating urinary infection, constipation, headache, nervous pain, lumbago, wounds and debility. It has the power to control blood sugar and it is an antiseptic, anti-spasm and pain killer.
The betel leaf oil has the power to preserve teeth and it can also harden gums. It can be a good tonic if mixed with honey. In Ayurveda it is used to sure worms. Betel leaf oil is good for problems related to stomach and for gastrointestinal disorders. Betel leaf mixed with coconut oil makes a good remedy for lower back pain. The oil is used in aromatherapy. The betel leaf is chewed in some places in India as a digestive. The oil makes sure that the pimples and other skin related problems are cured by the use of it.
Betel leaf essential is very beneficial for mental health as it relieve stress and anxiety.
The oil has curative benefits which help in reducing back pain, stomach, joint pain and skin inflammation.
It has carminative as well as digestive properties which protects intestinal functions.
It prevents the body to ingest toxins that harms respiratory system. It helps in clearing throat and reliving nasal troubles.
By adding few drops of betel leaf essential oil and gargling with it helps in preventing Bleeding gum, painful chewing and other dental troubles.
Betel Leaf Oil Properties:
Appearance: Fluid liquid, pale yellow to brownish
Odour: The odour is distinctly Phenoli.
Specific Gravity: 1.010 - 1.055
Refractive Index: 1.450 - 1.550
Optical Rotation: -10° to +10°
Main components: Chavibetol ≥ 10%; Chavicol ≥ 5%; Eugenol ≥ 14%
Blends Well With:
Betel leaf essential oil goes well with Eucalyptus, Lavender, Rosemary, Tea tree .
Dilute before use; May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. It can also cause sensitivity on some people; excessive use of it may lead to headaches and nausea. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping) be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.