Useful—that’s the word that springs to mind when you say areca! The areca palm tree is an extremely productive tree, with both its leaf and fruit being used by us humans. The leaves, well, you just can’t sing their praises loudly enough! They are a vital instrument in our fight against global warming and pollution, since products made from them are fully biodegradable and thus eco-friendly. Moreover, they don’t need too much processing and thus, are very sustainable too. The areca palm’s fruit contains the nut, which is widely sought after for its nutritious, and of late, other attributes too. Keep reading to know more!