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close this bookHerbal Medicine for Animals (IIRR, 1996, 18 p.)
View the documentForeword
View the documentGrowing and using herbal medicine
View the documentAllium sativum
View the documentAreca catechu
View the documentBlumea balsamifera
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View the documentCocos nucifera
View the documentChrysophyllum cainito
View the documentGliricidia septum
View the documentMomordica charantia
View the documentMoringa oleifera
View the documentMusa sapientum
View the documentPremna odorata
View the documentPsidium guajava
View the documentTamarindus indica
View the documentTinosphora rumpii
View the documentVitex negundo

Areca catechu

Betel nut

FIG. 1. Areca catechu -Betel nut

FIG. 2. Areca catechu -Propagation

Plant part




Fresh nut

Intestinal worms

Pound and mix with enough amount of water to facilitate drenching.

Give the whole mixture as drench.
Repeat the procedure after 2 weeks.
Chickens: one nut as big as a peanut.
Cattle and water buffaloes: 8-10 nuts
Goats and pigs: 3 nuts