Later, if they decide to separate, the couple must break a betel nut to break the union.
One of those present, sometimes a priest, lays a plate with seven offerings of betel nut upon the grave.
Arecoline is an oil, and the physiological action of the betel nut is alone due to this substance.
betel nut and betel leaf are a very common cure for pains in the stomach.
The use of the cocoa, or betel nut, is universal among the men, but not so common with the women until they grow old.
In taste the betel nut is exceedingly astringent and can not be used except in combination with the betel leaf and lime.
We have previously noticed the decorated bags and baskets which serve as pockets, and also contain the betel nut outfits.
In this way the betel nut and leaf are rendered sufficiently soft for mastication.
In this first precinct are the vendors of betel nut, cigars and tobacco, delicacies and refreshments.
Add to this the red tinge left on the lips by chewing of the betel nut and the mouth is anything but beautiful.