Piper betle (betel vine) a pan-Asiatic, tropical plant can also grow under mild subtropical areas, essentially grown for leaves which are chewed with array of additives besides slaked lime. The plant is cultivated widely in India and its neighborhood. Phytochemistry of Piper Betel Landraces presents a brief on the distribution, historical and cultural aspects and the properties ascribed to this plant in the ancient texts. Phytochemical and pharmacological information has been also included to underscore the importance of this plant in the present time. A detailed account on metabolic profiling employing modern methods such as direct analysis in real-time of flight mass spectrometric method and chemometric analysis for characterization of the available biodiversity and specificsignatures to gender and geographical locations has been presented. It was also possible to identify the gender of unknown landraces, with the help of principal component analysis.
Introduction. Metabolite profiling of P. betle landraces by direct analysis in real time mass spectrometric technique. LC-MS analysis of P. betle leaf and evaluation of their In Vitro antimicrobial activity. Conclusion. References.