Betel chewing increases the skin temperature: effects of atropine and propranolol.

  • N. S. Chu
  • Published 1995 in Neuroscience letters
Although betel chewing produces sweating, facial flush and a warm sensation of the body, objective documentation of the temperature effect has not been available. In this report, the skin temperature of the ear and forehead was recorded before and during betel chewing in healthy betel chewers. Betel chewing produced a mean temperature increase of 2 degrees… CONTINUE READING