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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(2): 2722-2728
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.702.331


Noni a Wonder Plant (Therapeutic Properties): A Review
P.S. Mahantesh*, J.S. Hiremath., C.H. Lokesh, Y. Ravi., M.D. Sameer Hussain and M.R. Pooja
Department of Plantation, Spices, Medicinal and Aromatic crops, KRC College of Horticulture, Arabhavi, University of Horticultural Sciences, Bagalkot, Karnataka-591 218, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Morinda citrifolia Linn. belongs to family Rubiaceae, also called as ‘noni’ is an evergreen shrub that originated in Southeast Asia and is being used from many centuries as traditional medicine. Various communities throughout the world consume the fruit and leaves of this traditional medicinal plant for its various therapeutic properties. M. citrifolia parts including fruits, seeds, barks, leaves, and flowers are utilized on their own for individual nutritional and therapeutical values, however, the fruit is considered to contain the most valuable chemical compounds. Morinda citrifolia is found to have a broad range of therapeutic effects like antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal, antitumor, antihelmintics, analgesic, hypotensive, anti-inflammatory, immune enhancing effect. Hence, the juice obtained from ripe and unripe fruit seems to be a more recent innovation that has been commercially exploited to a greater extent in recent times. The present review is focused on medicinal values of Morinda citrifolia which is very helpful in fighting different health ailments.


Keywords: Morinda citrifolia, Rubiaceae, Therapeutic properties
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Mahantesh, P.S., J.S. Hiremath., C.H. Lokesh, Y. Ravi., M.D. Sameer Hussain and Pooja, M.R. 2018. Noni a Wonder Plant (Therapeutic Properties): A Review.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(2): 2722-2728. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.702.331