Areca Nut (Areca catechu)
Areca catechu is a species of palm which grows in much of the tropical Pacific, Asia, and parts of east Africa. The palm is believed to have originated in the Philippines, but has become naturalized from countries as far west as India, to Bangladesh, the Maldives, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Laos,Thailand, Vietnam, southern China, Taiwan, Malaysia, Indonesia, New Guinea. It is especially popular among many people of the West indies and the Pacific Ocean, where it is very popular.
The palm, known as the betel tree is popular for the stimulating effects produced when its’ fruit the Areca nut is chewed along with the Betel leaf. The extract of Areca catechu has also shown to have antidepressant properties in rodents.
Herb Powders is a very versatile product, as you can make formulas of your own. We offer great quality and a wide selection for you to choose from. Find the one that suits you best.
Since we are located in Thailand, we have the privilege to be able to collect most of these herbs ourselves from the wild. And as consumers of these herbs we always seek the best quality. We respect the wild-crafted areas and procure not to collect more than we need.
We follow rigorous drying methods at our facilities. Once dried correctly we grind to powder form.
The advantages of having these herbs in powder form is that you can make several custom made formulations of your own. You could make tinctures and even your own resin. Another cool way to use the powder is to make your own capsules. You can roll your own mix of powders into a ball with a little bit of honey.
This product is not for use by or sale to persons under the age of 18. It should not be used if you are pregnant or nursing. Consult with a physician before use if you have a serious medical condition or use prescription medications.