Tuesday, 24 June 2014

A Betel Smile - Akha Women in Laos


Akha people love Betel, a plant with cardio tonic, vermicide, astringent, digestive and slightly narcotic properties. Betel is a good help against fatigue. The women on this video chew Betel leaves with powder of limestone. Side effects: the tannin contained in the plant stains their mouth and the limestone consumes their teeth..