Supari Scientific Name
Supari Other Names
English: Areca Nut, Betel Nut
Sanskrit: Akoth, Chamarpushpa, Kramuka
Latin: Areca catechu Linn Pennel
What is Supari?
Common forms of Supari
Supari is commonly used for:
- Maintaining oral health
- Freshening breath
- Removing teeth stains
- Preventing gum infections
- Reducing swelling in gums
- Treating indigestion problems
- Maintaining women’s health
- Increasing concentration
- Preventing diarrhea
- Maintaining sexual health
- Improving muscle strength
- Healing anemia
- Regulating blood sugar
Powder: 1-3g or as prescribed.
Decoction: 10-15ml or as prescribed.
Supari Side-effects and Warnings
Common side-effects: Not known.
Not so common side-effects: Not known.
Pregnant or Nursing Mothers: Avoid using Supari if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Children: Not known.
Supari is most likely unsafe when taken by mouth long-term or in high doses. Consult your doctor if you’re taking Supari long-term. Next, eating 8-30 grams of Supari can cause death. Lastly, if you have asthma, avoid consuming Supari.
Where to Buy Supari in the US?
In the US, Supari is considered a prescription medicine, so you must consult your doctor before receiving Supari.
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