CAS Number: 84775-81-5
EINECS Number: 283-910-2
Product Code: PEO1018
INCI Name: Piper Betle Leaf Oil
Our organically crafted Betel Leaf Essential Oil is steam distilled from the deep green heart shaped leaves of the Piper betle vine, popularly known as Paan in India. Piper betle [Family: Piperaceae] is one of the invaluable medicinal plants where its leaves have been used for many medicinal purposes. The fresh leaves of betel vine are are consumed by about 15-20 million people in the country. The Betel Leaf Essential Oil is light yellow to dark yellow in colour with a pungent spicy fragrance.
In Ayurveda, Betel Leaf has been described as an aromatic stimulo-carminative, astringent and aphrodisiac. In addition, the Betel Leaf Essential Oil has also been reported to have antioxidant, antimicrobial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory and radio-protective properties. The active ingredient of Piper betle oil which is obtained from the leaves is primary a class of Allyl Benzene compounds: Chavibetol, Chavicol, Estragole, Eugenol and Methyl Eugenol which exert their strong antioxidant activities through their superior radical scavenging and immune modulating potentials.