Keywords : arecoline
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2020, Volume 7, Issue 6, Pages 876-888
areca nut association with human being is since pre vedica period where it is used as a regular part of meals also it is considered as a token of gift in many cultures. Its deep association with traditions of our country we are not able to completely eradicate its use. Areca nut has its systemic effects on almost every system of our body. Thus its use should be curbed. Apart from its deleterious effects scientists have progressed to utilise its constituents as a treatment modality for cancers.