Harmful Effect Of "Betel Nut".
WHO enlists Betel Nut as a potential Carcinogen and a study in the Journal of the American Dental Association Trusted Source reports that betel nut users are at a higher risk for oral submucous fibrosis. This incurable condition can cause stiffness in the mouth and eventually the loss of jaw movement. Regular chewing of betel nut can also cause gum irritation and tooth decay. Teeth may become permanently stained deep red or even black.
Betel nut may interact with other drugs or herbal supplements. It could cause toxic reactions in the body . Regular betel nut use may also lead to dependency and withdrawal symptoms.
"There's Light At The End Of The Tunnel."
All the statistics convinced Mr. J.M. Joshi to stop manufacturing products with Betel Nut as the primary ingredient. But he, being the ‘Gutkha King’ himself, can’t just turn a blind eye to the fact that consuming Gutkha, Supari, Pan Masala has now turned into an addiction for countless consumers, and it will not be an easy task to suddenly ask them to quit without the presence of an alternative. The master blender he is, he put all his expertise, resources, and investment in finding an alternative to Gutkha and Pan Masala.
This thought gave rise to a revolutionary idea, an innovation of its kind – SANTOOR SADA MASALA.