Betel Leaf Essential Oil




Betel is scientifically known as Piper Betel and is commonly popular in India with the name Paan. Betel is a leaf of vine that grows from 10 – 15 feet and belongs to Piperaceae family. Its Oil is extracted trough steam distillation method. The Betel leaf is cultivated in most of South and Southeast Asia.


Uses & Benefits:



    • The betel leaf essential oil is valued in Ayurveda for its stimulating, carminative, aromatic, antiseptic, warming and aphrodisiac properties.


    • It is especially used to harden gums, preserve teeth and sweeten breath.


    • It also improves voice and is reputed aphrodisiac.


    • The oil is even used in making of some special kind of perfumes.




Betel Leaf Oil Specification:


Botanical Name:  Piper betle


Common name:   Paan, Copticum


Origin:   India


Mode of Extraction:   Steam distillation


Parts Used:   Leaves


Note Classification:   Middle


Appearance:   Light yellowish green to yellowish brown liquid


Organoleptic Properties:  Phenolic, almost Tar like or smoky odor


Refractive Index at 20 °C:   1.4650 to 1.4710


Specific Gravity at 20 °C:   0.860- 0.870


Solubility:   Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils


Storage:   Well closed in air tight containers away from sunlight and heat preferably in amber color glass containers.


Blends With: Black Pepper, Clary Sage, Cypress, Frankincense, Geranium, Jasmine, Mandarin, Nutmeg, Orange,Rosemary, Sandalwood, Vetiver and Ylang-ylang.


Constituents: Limonene, nerol, linalyl acetate, linalool, linalyl acetate, linalool, limonene and -terpinene.



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