Areca CatechuBetel Nut, Areca Catechu E Seminibus Areca.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Areca Catechu in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Of use in Helminthiasis. Areca Catechu's alkaloid, Areolin hydrobrom contracts the pupil, acting more promptly and energetically but of shorter duration than Eserine. Serviceable in glaucoma. Acts also as a salivatory like Pilocarpine. Also increases the amplitude of pulsations of the heart and promotes the contractibility of the intestines.≡ more ...