It is commonly referred to as betel nut so it is easily confused with betel (Piper betle) leaves that are often used to wrap it (paan).In the Indian subcontinent,the chewing of betel and areca nut.
Storage and uses
If you wish to store for more than 2 to 3 days, wrap in a newspaper and store under refrigerated conditions.
Betel leaves contain many curative and healing health benefits. The leaves are full of vitamins like vitamin C, thiamine, niacin, riboflavin and carotene and are a great source of calcium. Since betel is an aromatic creeper, you can easily grow it as an ornamental plant in your homes and derive the maximum health benefits from the same.