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Piper betle MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Piper betle
Tree Number(s)
B01.875.800.575.912.250.812.666.374
Unique ID
D031721
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D031721
Scope Note
A plant genus of the family PIPERACEAE that is indigenous in the Indian Malay region and cultivated in Madagascar, and the West Indies. It contains chavibetol, chavicol and cadinene. The leaf is chewed as a stimulant, antiseptic and sialogogue. The common name of betel is also used for ARECA.
Registry Number
txid13217
Public MeSH Note
2003
History Note
2003
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
2002/07/03
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Piper betle Preferred
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