Morinda Citrifolia (Noni) leaves have a long history of topical use in poultices and mixed with oil, for the treatment of rheumatic pain, inflammation, neuralgia, ulcers, gout, cough and cold, boils and ringworm. Morinda citrifolia have been also used for abdominal pain, impotence, and menstrual disorders.
About the plant:
The noni plant, native to Asia, Australia, and the islands of Polynesia, 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. It reaches maturity in about 18 months, then yields between 4 and 8 kg of fruit every month throughout the year.
English: Indian Mulberry, Great morinda
Kannada: Tagase maddi
How to use:
Consume Noni fruit juice 30 to 750 mL/day
People with kidney disease and unexplained potassium elevation should be cautious in their use of noni because it may increase potassium levels. Consult ayurvedic doctor
before consuming orally.