No, I am not a shaman or a village Doctor who is into betel nut marketing and urging readers to add betel nut to their collection of synthetic drugs safely kept in their medicine cabinet. Just allow me to share with you some facts about betel nut which is actually is getting bad publicity in some parts of Asia particularly in RP and in Taiwan.
First, let me state that I am not a traditional betel nut chewer and I am not going to endorsed it either simply because betel nut has a carcinogenic properties which is more than just enough to cause cancer when consumed in a regular basis.
But for the sake of information sharing on the lighter side of it, betel nut can give us benefits more so because of its medicinal value which is effective in treating people infected with worms slithering inside the human body.
This is not a myth. Actual experience proved to be true. When I worked in
To get rid of worms is not easy especially if medicine is not available. De-worming takes time and the Taiwanese were used to the fast-paced health examinations. Until the day came and the betel nut saved a number of workers who relied on the de-worming effect by chewing the so-called red-color-causing saliva chewing gum.
One week or days before health examinations, workers begin to chew betel nut bought from binlang girls, the scantily clad young Taiwanese women selling betel nuts that can be seen along the roads of
The one that has a bitter taste and warmth effect to the body that cause little dizziness for beginners is more effective in de-worming. It is composed of betel leaf, betel nut and lime. But don’t fell trap to this stuff, meaning regular use of these three combinations will lead you to tainted teeth, red mouth and cancer.
The other packaging was done simpler but all the same it brings damage to your lifestyle if taken regularly. But then again, betel nut is effective only if used in de-worming purposes.