Morinda Citrifolia (Noni) Reduces Cancer Risk in Current Smokers by Decreasing Aromatic DNA Adducts


Quantitative determination of aromatic DNA adducts in peripheral blood lymphocytes (PBLs) of current smokers is an useful surrogate biomarker for the evaluation of environmental carcinogen exposu...

Evaluation of the Wound-healing Activity of Ethanolic Extract of Morinda citrifolia L. Leaf


Morinda citrifolia L. (noni) is one of the most important traditional Polynesian medicinal plants. The primary indigenous use of this plant appears to be of the leaves, as a topical treatment for...

Unlocking the Secrets of Tahitian NONI (Morinda Citrifolia)


THE ENZYME BROMELAIN I came to work in Hawaii, employed by Dole Pineapple, to isolate an enzyme of the pineapple fruit because people were having trouble making gelatin with fresh pineapple. The gelatin wouldn't set because of an enzyme contained in the pineapple called bromelain. My job was to remove it and to find a commercial market for the enzyme. It didn't take long. I found a good process and Dole was able to produce large amounts of the enzyme. My next job was to explore the market. I had met a doctor in town, Dr.



Several years ago, I was researching material for a book on the medicinal plants of India, and became interested in a family of plants known as Rubiaceae. Of particular interest was a plant known in Sanskrit as ach which was attributed special properties by ancient physicians. The fruit of this ach plant or Morinda citrafolia has a rich history in India where it has been used for tens of centuries in the system of medicine known as ayurveda.

A Singular Fruit: The Wonders of Noni


The article focuses on the nutritional and medicinal value of the noni plant. Majority of those individuals that are drinking noni juice experience a notable increase in their energy levels. Noni...

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