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What is the name of the form of tobacco present in panparag, gutkha ?

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Asked by amrapali mukherjee, 04 Feb '10 11:55 am
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Nicotin.
Answered by ajay, 04 Feb '10 12:11 pm

 
  
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The mixture of this quid, or chew, is a combination of the areca nut (fruit of the Areca catechu palm tree, erroneously termed betel nut) and betel leaf (from the Piper betel, a pepper shrub), tobacco, slaked lime (calcium hydroxide), and catechu (extract of the Acacia catechu tree).3 Lime acts to keep the active ingredient in its freebase or alkaline form, enabling it to enter the bloodstream via sublingual absorption. Arecoline, an alkaloid found in the areca nut, promotes salivation, stains saliva red, and is a stimulant.

The ingredients and nomenclature of betel quid vary by region
Answered by PARTHA PATHAK, 04 Feb '10 12:11 pm

 
  
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Its value addition to me that tobbaco also has different types, Panparag does not have any tobbaco, but gutkha does have tobbaco along with magnesium carbonate (The carcinogenic agent)
Answered by Krishna Indian, 04 Feb '10 11:58 am

 
  
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