Climbers: Piper betle – Piperaceae

Climbers: Piper betle – Piperaceae

Vernacular name
English – Betel
Parts Used
Leaf, roots
Chemical Constituent
Its leaf contains a phenol having anti infectant property and also contains protein, carbohydrate, calcium, phosphorus, iodine and potassium


Improves digestion, expectorant, febrifuge, laxative, sialagogue, carminative. Daily intake of tender leaves with hot water is good for Elephantiasis. For breathing problems, intake of specific medicines with juice of leaves is a good remedy.