Noni – Morinda citrifolia – extract offered in a 1 fl oz bottle with dropper.
Noni, Morinda citrifolia, has been one of the most important medicinal plants in the Polynesian culture for 2000 years. Increasing awareness of the potential health benefits of Noni has stimulated extensive research and a flood of products in the marketplace. Several vital phyto-nutrient compounds have been identified in Noni and are associated with its vast array of potential health benefits, including support for the immune system, skin health, and digestion. PC-Noni comes from the family Rubiaceae, making it a relative of Samento. The actions of the two extracts seem to complement one another, and are often used together for increased effectiveness.
Research & More Information
Noni (Morinda citrifolia) is a tropical evergreen shrub or small tree that bears a bitter tasting, smelly fruit covered with hexagonal fruitlets. There are numerous species of Noni, and the fruit go by many common names such as Indian or beach mulberry, dog dumpling, and cheese fruit. The tree is adaptable to growing in a variety of soils and habitats in the warm climates of the Pacific Islands, Asia, Australia, South America, and the Caribbean.
In addition to being a source of food and dye, Noni has been one of the most important medicinal plants in the Polynesian culture for 2000 years. Increasing awareness of the potential health benefits of Noni has stimulated extensive research and a flood of products in the marketplace. Several vital phyto-nutrient compounds have been identified in Noni. The following is only a partial list:
Polysaccharides – support the immune system*
Glycosides – scavenge free radicals and support vascular health*
Anthraquinones (Damnacanthol) – supports the immune system*
Scopoletin – supports the immune system, cardiovascular health, sleep, normal appetite and mood*
Selenium – a trace element and important anti-oxidant, supports elasticity of the skin and cardiovascular health*
Terpene – supports the immune system*
Limonene – supports digestive processes*
The Noni fruit used by BioPure Healing Products, LLC is grown organically in pollution-free, nutrient-rich volcanic soil of Hawaii. We utilize a proprietary and highly efficient water and alcohol extraction process. This provides you with a product containing a full spectrum of undamaged biologically active components of the Noni fruit. Physicians report that 30ml (1oz) of Noni extract is as effective as up to 8 liters of Noni juice.
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Guangming Liu, Ann Bode, Wei-Ya Ma, Shengmin Sang, Chi-Tang Ho, and Zigang Dong. Two Novel Glycosides from the Fruits of Morinda Citrifolia (Noni) Inhibit AP-1 Transactivation and Cell Transformation in the Mouse Epidermal JB6 Cell Line. Cancer Research61, 5749 –5756, August 1, 2001.
Mona Harrison, MD. Healthy Benefits of Morinda citrifolia: Tahitian Noni Juice. Consumer Health, Volume 20, Issue 12, December 1997.
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Mian-Ying Wang, M. Nawal Lutfiyya, Vicki Weidenbacher-Hoper, Lin Peng, Martin S. Lipsky, and Gary Anderson. Morinda citrifolia L. (noni) improves the Quality of Life in adults with Osteoarthritis. Functional Foods in Health and Disease 2: 75-90.