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Review on Morinda citrifolia L.—Noni Juice

Zeel K. Shah


Noni juice is a globally popular health beverage originating in the tropics and used since long in traditional medicines in certain areas around the globe. A review published that noni juice may provide protection against tobacco smoke-induced DNA damage, blood lipid and homocysteine elevation as well as systemic inflammation. Morinda citrifolia contains phytochemicals that own antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal, antitumor, anthelminthic, analgesic, hypotensive, anti-inflammatory, immune enhancing effects, improve joint health, increase physical endurance, increase immune activity, inhibit glycation of proteins, aid weight management, help maintain bone health in women, help maintain normal blood pressure and improve gum health. It has comparatively more antioxidant property. It has very good interaction with the immune system. Fruits, seeds, barks, leaves and flowers have good therapeutical values; out of which fruits are more important therapeutically.


Keywords: antioxidant, clinical trial, immune system, inflammation, Morinda citrifolia, noni juice


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Zeel K. Shah. Review on Morinda citrifolia L.—Noni Juice. Research & Reviews: A Journal of Pharmacognosy. 2020; 7(1):


noni juice; Morinda citrifolia; clinical trial; antioxidant; immune system; inflammation

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