International Journal of Tropical Medicine

Year: 2013
Volume: 8
Issue: 4
Page No. 99 - 108

Review of Studies on Biological Activities and Medical Use of Morinda citrifolia (Noni)

Authors : Ali Khairullah Zahi Alsaeed

Abstract: In ancient times, folks tried somewhat to find suitable medications for the purpose of healing or using them against diseases. On account of lack of the medicle facilities as well as supplies, herbal medicine was used to a wide degree. One of the most beneficial fruit in the tropical areas which has been flourishingly planted is Morinda citrifolia L. which know as Noni, has been utilized as a remedy for >2000 years by Polynesians. The need of Noni increases due to importance of widely curative influences such as anticancer, antioxidant, antitumor, antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal, hypertensive, antiinflammatory and antimicrobial. A correlated literature review and crucially relevant approaches of Noni is achieved; for the purpose of not only reiewing the primary significance which justifies the Polynesians but also expressing the nutritional as well as remedial values of Noni.

How to cite this article:

Ali Khairullah Zahi Alsaeed , 2013. Review of Studies on Biological Activities and Medical Use of Morinda citrifolia (Noni). International Journal of Tropical Medicine, 8: 99-108.

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