BETAL LEAF ESSENTIAL OIL (PIPER BETLE)
Botanical Name– Piper Betle
Origin– Native To India, But Also Found In South Asia And South East Asian Countries.
Part Of Plant Used– Leaves
Method Of Extraction– Steam Distillation
Aroma And Colour– Betel Leaf Oil Is A Light Yellow To Greenish Coloured Liquid With A Distinct Phenolic, Fresh, Smoky, Tar-Like Odour.
Therapeutic Indication– Invigorating, Stimulant, Carminative, Antiseptic, Aromatic, Carcinogenic, Warming And Aphrodisiac, Carminative, Intestinal, Anti-Flatulent, Gastro, And Anti-Inflammatory Properties.
Principal Constituents– Phenols Up To 75% & Mainly In This Chavibetol (Betel Phenol), Cadinene, Para Allyl Phenol, And Hydroxy Chavicol.
How To Use– Diffuse, Bath And Massage
Caution– Betel Leaf Is An Essential Oil And As Such Should Not Be Applied Directly, Undiluted On The Skin Or Ingested. It Should Not Be Taken By Pregnant Women.
Therapeutic Properties- Betel leaf oil is an amazing analgesic that offers relief from pain. This oil is considered good for digestion related issues. It’s also carminative, intestinal, anti-flatulent, and gastroprotective. Betel Leaf oil helps to treat cough, cold and other respiratory problems. One can apply betel leaf oil on the forehead to ease headaches.
Skincare- Betel leaf oil is a good remedy for acne, black spots, etc. Its antimicrobial properties help to treat skin ulceration, allergies, itchiness, and body odor. Betel Leaf Oil also helps exfoliate dead skin that causes skin wrinkles and makes the skin look dull and rough.
Haircare- Betel leaf oil is used in Ayurveda for hair fall-related issues.
Emotional- Betel leaf oil improves mental functioning and treats debility. It also energizes and motivates people, thereby curing them of their sluggishness.
How to Use :
Add - 20/25 drops in a 50ml carrier oil.
Add - 8/10 drops in a bath.
Add - 8/10 drops on tissue or in a vaporizer