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I Call the Second Nut the Sweater
Betel Nut
by Che
Citation:   Che. "I Call the Second Nut the Sweater: An Experience with Betel Nut (exp102143)". Erowid.org. Oct 23, 2018. erowid.org/exp/102143

 
DOSE:
2 nuts buccal Betel Nut
BODY WEIGHT: 150 lb
Actual Betel

I first started chewing last year when my Micronesian Friend introduced me to the nut.

The specific effects different for every person, for me at the first nut I am feeling good and have a nice head rush, with physical energy and an internal calm feeling. I call the second nut the sweater because when I chew 2 betel nuts consecutively I sweat a ridiculous amount. I commonly experience: heavy sweating, confidence, good moods, heart rate increase, calm, physical energy and endurance, speak louder for some reason, and focus (imagine lifting weights like crazy but not being excited about it). The feelings come in waves and are different for each person. In Oregon we have a heavy Islander population and the way they prepare betel a.k.a the way they taught me is completely different from India or Asia prep.

1.) fresh green Betel nut is opened in half.
2.) lime powder is cautiously applied and rubbed to the meat inside until it looks buttery (If too much lime is added I will burn my mouth).
3.) Betel Leaf or tobacco is placed inside and the whole thing gets put together like a sandwich, and is then chewed.
4.) Spit the juices, do not swallow, if prepared right it looks blood red (very cool).

Exp Year: 2012ExpID: 102143
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: Not Given
Published: Oct 23, 2018Views: 1,971
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Betel Nut (92) : Preparation / Recipes (30), Retrospective / Summary (11), Not Applicable (38)

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