Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Areca Catechu in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
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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.