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Alternative Names

Ba Ji Tian, Bois Douleur, Canarywood, Cheese Fruit, Hai Ba Ji, Hawaiian Noni, Hog Apple, Indian Mulberry, Indian Noni, Jus de Noni, Luoling, Mengkudu, Menkoedoe, Mora de la India, Morinda, Mulberry, Mûre Indienne, Nhau, Noni Juice, Nono, Nonu, Pau-Azeitona, Rotten Cheese Fruit, Ruibarbo Caribe, Tahitian Noni Juice, Ura, Wild Pine, Wu Ning, Yor CAUTION: Please refer to separate listings for Ba Ji Tian, Black Mulberry, White Mulberry

Scientific Name

Morinda Citrifolia

Why Do People Use Noni?

Oral preparations of Morinda citrifolia (Noni), like noni powder, are used for convulsions, colic, diabetes, cataracts, arthritis cancer, depression, colds, cough, constipation, nausea and malarial fever. It is also used for splenomegaly, smallpox, asthma, swelling, for various bone and joint problems, stimulating menstrual flow, dysuria, hepatosis, fever, leukorrhea, gastric ulcers and digestive problems. Other uses include kidney disorders, high blood pressure, premenstrual syndrome, migraine, sedation and stroke. The fruit juice is used for diabetes, menstrual difficulties, AIDS, heart disease, gastric ulcers, cancers, depression, arthritis, muscle aches and pains, high blood pressure, headaches, sprains, poor digestion, senility, circulation problems, atherosclerosis and drug addiction. The leaves of noni plant have been added in medicines for swelling of the joints and for rheumatic aches, dysentery, stomachache and swelling caused by filariasis. Topically - Noni powder is used as an emollient, which results in decrease in signs of aging. The leaves are utilized topically for arthritis by wrapping around the affected joint, for direct application to sores, burns, leprotic lesions, wounds and for headache by applying to the forehead. A combination of this fruit and its leaves is applied to abscesses and preparations of the root are used on sting-ray wounds, stonefish and as a smallpox salve. In Foods Items - Noni parts are edible, these parts include fruits, roots, leaves, bark and seeds.

Is It Safe To Use?

Possibly Safe - Noni fruit has apparently safe when consumed as food. Possibly Unsafe - Orally consumed noni for medicinal purposes is thought to be unsafe. Initial experiments suggest that noni powder can be safely used in most of the conditions, but reports also confirm that it is linked to hepatotoxicity. In three reports, hepatotoxicity has been referred to a specific brand of noni juice (Tahitian Noni Juice, Tahitian Noni International). Possibly Unsafe In Pregnancy - Doctors do not advice oral usage of noni for pregnant females, as in the past noni has been used as an abortifacient. Avoid in Lactation - Because of lack of reliable and sufficient information, health advisors do not recommend noni for breastfeeding females.

How Effective Is Noni?

There is limited and unauthentic information available to rate the noni in following condition(s): • Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting

How Noni Works?

The most parts of Morinda citrifolia are the leaves, fruit, stems, flowers, roots and bark. Noni contains vitamin C, potassium, beta-sitosterol, anthraquinones, vitamin A, rutin, carotene, linoleic acid, flavone glycosides, ursolic acid, caproic acid (which may explain its foul odor) and other constituents as well. The fruit juice also consists of significant amount of potassium, around 56 mEq/L. Different substances in noni powder include iridoids, for example, asperulosidic acid, diacetylasperulosidic acid, asperuloside, flavonol glycosides, for example, glucopyranose derivatives, rutin and 4-epi-borreriagenin. Clinical experiments suggest that the constituent in the roots or fruit of Morinda citrifolia may have antiviral (including HIV), antibacterial and anthelmintic effects. Other studies suggest that noni might have anti-inflammatory, analgesic, hypotensive and immunological activity. The fruit juice contains a polysaccharide-rich substance, which enhance survival rate in mice with Lewis lung carcinoma, potentially by enacting the host immune system. Damnacanthal, which is a anthraquinone isolated from the noni roots, may influence second messenger signaling and converse mutagenicity of cancer cells.

What Are The Side Effects /Adverse Reactions of Noni?

No symptoms have been reported for in studies assessing noni side effects. But hepatotoxicity have been reported in healthy patients aged 14-62 years. Number of studies propose that anthraquinones in noni could potentially cause hepatotoxicity in some individuals. Different items containing anthraquinones, for example, senna, have been associated with hepatotoxicity. However, findings of a noni juice product related with reports of liver harm (Tahitian Noni Juice, Tahitian Noni International) have not detected anthraquinone content. More confirmations are required to confirm about the potential side effect (hepatotoxicity) of noni.

How Noni Interacts With Other Herbs and Supplements?

Morinda citrifolia may interact with following herbs and supplements: • Hepatotoxic Supplements & Herbs

How Noni Interacts With Drugs?

Morinda citrifolia may interact with following herbs and supplements: • Hepatotoxic Supplements & Herbs

How Noni Interacts With Foods?

Not known.

How Noni Interacts With Lab Tests?

Results of following lab tests may be influenced by the use of Morinda citrifolia: • Liver Function Tests • Urine Color

How Noni Interacts With Diseases and Conditions?

Noni powder may interact with following diseases or conditions: • Chronic Renal Insufficiency • Hyperkalemia • Liver Disease

What Should Be the Dose/Administration of Noni?

ORAL In order to treat postoperative nausea, typically 600 mg of dried noni fruit extract should be ingested before one hour of general anesthesia. There is no typical dosage information available for other uses of noni.


Noni is one of the small evergreen tree in the Southeast Asia, Pacific Islands, India and Australia that often grows among lava flows. Noni's most typical traditional use is topical. Noni bark or roots have been utilize to make a yellow or red dye for clothing. The taste and smell of some Noni juice and fruit are unpleasant. The FDA has issued number of warnings to noni producer about unsubstantiated claims. The Alternative Medicine and National Center for Complementary study is sponsoring a Phase I study on the use of noni freeze-dried fruit extract.

General Certificate of Analysis (COA)

Specification sheet links below are a standard copy of the COA less the batch or lot number and manufactures dates. Specification sheet can be dated and should only be considered as a general information. Please contact and request an up to date COA if needed for specific updated information before placing order by filling out the contact form with product name and SKU number. If ordering quantities of twenty five kilos or more contact for availability.

Specification Sheets

Noni Powder | Noni Powder Extract 4:1


These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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