The most common use of these nuts (seeds) is in the ritual chewing of the "betel-quid." This habit is very widespread throughout Asia, India and the Pacific, making it one of the most popular energizers in the world. People chew it to help increase feelings of well-being and mental focus. As usual, our betel nut comes from a small farm that has been owned by the same family for over 100 years. Hand picked and hand cleaned, this betel nut is the best quality available anywhere!
Generally the the betel-quid is a small morsel consisting of a quarter betel seed (cushed), a pinch of lime, spices like cardamom or nutmeg for flavour all wrapped in a betel leaf (Piper betle). On some Pacific Islands it is traditional for the men to also add tobacco into the package.
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These Betel Nut Seeds are crushed from our fresh, whole Betel Nuts. The Areca Catechu seed is one tough nut, so we offer them crushed as an alternative to processing your own seeds. The oils are somewhat diminished in the crushed seeds, but they are still quite useful for a variety of things, including research and components for incense. We no longer sell any Betel Nut products for human consumption and offer them as botanical specimens and conversation pieces only.
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