Betel Leaf

Name Variations Edit

  • pupulu

About Betel leaf Edit

Wikipedia Article About Betel leafs on Wikipedia

The Betel (Piper betle) is a spice whose leaves have medicinal properties. The plant is evergreen and perennial, with glossy heart-shaped leaves and white catkins, and grows to a height of about 1 metre. The Betel plant originated in Malaysia and now grows in India, Indonesia and Sri Lanka. The best Betel leaf is the "Magahi" variety (literally from the Magadha region) grown near Patna in Bihar, India.

Betel leaf Recipes Edit

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