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Galangal: Correspondences
Alpina officinalis or A. galanga Folk Names: Chewing John, China Root, Colic Root, East India Catarrh Root, Galingal, Galingale, Gargaut, India Root, Kaempferia Galanga, Low John the Conqueror, Rhizoma Galangae Gender: Masculine Planet: Mars Element: Fire...
Herbalism >> Herbs dictionary G
Herbs of Folklore and Modern Medicine: White Willow, Aloe Vera, and Garlic
Many of the medicinal herbs we use today have been studied by modern science for application in today’s medical field. These studies have shown that our ancestral folk uses of these herbs were very much correct in their applications. Here we will explore...
Earth Mysteries >> Herbalism

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The Nut That Shuts Down Your Kidneys And May Cause Cancer
Have you heard of betel nut, used daily by millions of people all over Asia, Africa and the West Indies?
Asia's Crimson Addiction
As it turns out, this elusive nga nga is the Tagalog term for “betel nut chewing”, which is the culprit for all the stained mouths and viscous red saliva I've seen.
WHO warns of rising betel nut and tobacco use
The World Health Organisation says betel nut use is growing at alarming rates, and a large proportion of people are now combining betel nut chewing with tobacco. The WHO said both substances are known carcinogens and using them together worsens ...
A Taste of Paan, Mumbai's Favorite Stimulant, in Little India
Part breath-freshener, part digestive aid, paan is essentially a wad of dried fruits, spices and seeds wrapped into a large green leaf from the betel nut plant.
Image of Asia: Areca nut and betel leaves for sale
An elderly Sri Lankan woman waits for customers as she sells locally grown areca nut and betel leaves in a market in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Monday, March 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena) ...

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