Morinda citrifolia, or Noni, is a plant usually grown in tropical climates like Puerto Rico, Polynesia, the Virgin Islands or northern Australia. The native tribes in these regions have been using the plant for centuries to promote their health and take advantage of all of its benefits. Noni is not known for its present taste or odor, which is why not many consume it as a fruit. But thanks to its healing properties, many consume it in the form of juice, especially the fruit’s pulp and leaves.
This fruit is abundant in carbs, fiber and proteins, contains plenty of fatty acids, calcium, potassium and vitamin A.
The juice and extract of the Noni fruit are particularly known for its antioxidant effects and their immune boosting qualities.
Health benefits of the Noni fruit juice
Hypertension or high blood pressure can have deadly consequences if not controlled. That’s why the noni juice is so beneficial, it can successfully lower your high blood pressure and prevent complications.
Squeeze two fruits to get the juice and mix it with a tablespoon of honey. Drink this mixture two times a day and your blood pressure should be restored to normal.
- Prevent cancer cells proliferation
Noni juice is known to have a inhibitory effect on cancer cells and prevent their proliferation. All you have to do is consume fresh noni juice on a regular basis and it will help you in your cancer treatment significantly. If you want to improve its flavor you can add some honey.
- Improve blood circulation
Narrowed blood vessels are the most common reason for obstructed blood flow. Consuming noni juice will help you overcome blood vessels narrowing and restore their previous form. This will lead to improved blood flow and circulation, successfully eliminating your problem.
- Effective treatment for diabetes
Noni contains saponins and triterpenes which are known to reduce blood sugar levels in diabetics. Studies have shown that this fruit is very effective in lowering blood sugar levels which is why diabetics should start consuming it on a daily basis.
- Treat abdominal pain
This fruit is also beneficial in eliminating stomach pain. How? Well wash 2-3 leaves of noni fruit and crush them into a paste. Add some salt to taste and some hot water. Leave it to cool down a bit, strain the liquid and consume it. The results will be immediate.
If you have a bad cough noni juice can help you relieve it. Combine the noni juice with some Daun Poko of mint leaves and crush both ingredients. Add them to 2 cups of boiling water and leave it aside to cool down. Strain the liquid and consume it every morning and every evening before going to bed.
- Dry and scaly skin
Scaly and dry skin can be quite a problem for some, but don’t worry the noni fruit can be used for beauty as well. Rub the fruit onto your skin, massaging it gently and leave it on for 10-15 minutes. Finally, wash your face with warm water. Repeat the process every day until your problem is resolved.