Red betel (Piper ornatum or Piper crocatum) is a plant that is quite easy to find in various regions in Indonesia. Besides being able to decorate the house, it turns out that red betel is also a medicinal plant, which has many benefits and can help overcome a number of health problems.
Red betel is a plant native to Peru, then spread to several regions
in the world, including Indonesia. Red betel is a bush plant, stems tend to be segmented, with a distance of between 5-10 cm, and each node will grow roots.
Maybe not many know that red betel contains compounds that can bring good to our bodies. So, what are the benefits of red betel for health?
Red betel contains several beneficial compounds such as essential oils, flavonoids, alkaloids, and tannins. All these compounds contain red betel has antibacterial properties.
Research in the Bali Medical Journal …