Health benefits of Noni Plant(Morinda citrifolia);The Exotic fruit;


 Health benefits of Noni Plant(Morinda citrifolia);The Exotic fruit;

 

Other common name : noni fruit, noni juice, Indian mulberry, morinda, hog apple, meng koedoe, mora de la India, ruibarbo caribe, wild pine

Scientific/medical name : Morinda citrifolia
Morinda citrifolia is a tree in the coffee family, Rubiaceae. Its native range extends through Southeast Asia and Australasia, and the species is now cultivated throughout the tropics and widely naturalised
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plant,oni  is a small, shrubby tree. The plant’s white flowers are tubular. The fruit is yellow-greenish-white in color and large, with a pebbled surface. The ripe fruit has a characteristic cheese-like, bad odor.   
 

    1. Juice rich in anti-oxidents ,minerals,vitamines,phytochamicals.macronutrients,and alkaloids.
    2.     Noni plants and juice have been promoted by practitioners of alternative medicine as a cure for a number of human maladies including HIV, heart disease and cancer.The fruit juice is also used for arthritis, diabetes, high blood pressure, muscle aches and pains, menstrual difficulties, headaches,  , , , gastric ulcers, sprainsv and depression,
    3.     In traditional Polynesian medicine, noni (Morinda citrifolia) fruit has been used for many health conditions, such as constipation, diarrhea, skin inflammation, infection, and mouth sores. It has an unpleasant odor and taste, so it is believed to be a last resort fruit by many cultures. Manufacturers today sweeten noni juice to improve the taste.
    4.   Noni juice is widely available as the juice or liquid concentrate. It can also be found in tablet and capsule form.  
    5.   Noni juice boosts the overall immune system of the body and helps to maintain optimal health.Noni may help you lose weight by promoting better sleep, aiding in the regulation of blood sugar levels, and by boosting the number of antioxidants in the body.        
    6.  The leaves have been used in medicines for rheumatic aches and swelling of the joints, stomachache, dysentery
    7.   Noni fruit is used as a moisturizer and to reduce signs of aging.     
    8.   People with kidney disease and unexplained potassium elevation should be cautious in their use of noni because it may increase potassium levels.Seek advice from a physician before using graviola medicinally.

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