|Noni Plant organ(s)
||Proposed or documented effects of compounds
||Discussion & Notes
|FRUIT and FRUIT JUICE
||In theory, xeronine enhances enzyme activity and protein structure
||*According to some authorities, the existence and the proposed
effects of the so-called alkaloid, xeronine, and/or
the compound, pre-xeronine, have not been substantiated.
||Polysaccharides (glucuronic acid; galactose;
arabinose; rhamose; glycosides; trisaccharide fatty acid ester)
||Immuno-stimulatory; immuno-modulatory; anti-bacterial; anti-tumor;
||A promising area for research and a highly beneficial set
||Dilates vasculature & lowers blood pressure; anti-bacterial
& anti-fungal; anti-inflammatory; analgesic; histamine-inhibiting;
arthritic conditions; allergies; sleep disorders; migraine headaches;
depression; Alzheimer’s disease.
||Potentially wide applications.
||Vitamins and Minerals: magnesium;
iron; potassium; selenium; zinc; copper; sulfur; ascorbic acid
||The positive medical effects of the vitamins and minerals
in noni juice are well documented. For any questions or medical
and health concerns, consult a physician or dietician.
||Noni juice is an excellent source of vitamin C.
|FOLIAGE & CELL SUSPENSIONS
||Antiseptic & antibacterial effects in digestive tract
(Staphylococcus, Shingela, Salmonella).
||Glycosides (flavonol glycoside; iridoid glycoside,
||Anti-cancer effects: (DPPH free radical scavenging activity;
inhibition of UVB-induced Activator Protein-1 activity in cell
||Discovery reported in 2001.
||Inhibits formation of lung carcinoma in mice.
||Research from University of Hawai’i at Manoa
||Morindin and Morindone
||Dyes, yellow and red colorants used for tapa cloth; anti-bacterial.