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no·ni

 (nō′nē)
n. pl. noni or no·nis
1. An evergreen shrub or small tree (Morinda citrifolia) native to Southeast Asia and Australia and widely cultivated in the tropics, traditionally valued for medicinal purposes and as a source of dye.
2. The soft, yellowish-white, strong-smelling fruit of this plant, often processed into juice or powder for use as a dietary supplement. In both senses also called Indian mulberry.

[Hawaiian; akin to Tahitian, nono and Samoan nonu all ultimately from Proto-Polynesian *nonu.]
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noni

(ˈnəʊnɪ)
n
1. (Botany) a tree, Morinda citrifolia, native to SE Asia and the Pacific islands, juice from the fruit of which is marketed as a health supplement
2. (Complementary Medicine) a tree, Morinda citrifolia, native to SE Asia and the Pacific islands, juice from the fruit of which is marketed as a health supplement
[Hawaiian]
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Noni juice is derived from noni fruit and is widely used as nutritional tonic owing to its therapeutic and alternative medication properties.
American Fork, UT, July 11, 2018 --(PR.com)-- Morinda, the company that gave the world Tahitian Noni Juice, has signed a long-term deal to become a title sponsor of the Miss Tahiti pageant.
Thus, a diet of Noni juice is claimed to prevent the onset of age-related diseases like arthritis, also heart disease, diabetes and stroke.
[4] reported that noni juice treated with weak base anion exchange resin (Amberlite IRA 67) showed promising potential in reduction of octanoic and hexanoic acids while it also gave minimal reduction on antioxidant content.
Furthermore, noni juice is currently widely consumed for its purported ability to prevent various diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, cancer, cardiomyopathy, and cerebral apoplexy caused by arteriosclerosis (4).
In mice exposed to DSS and treated with pure noni juice, crypt irregularities were scarce and mild (Table 1), and the lamina propria had moderate edema (Figure 2(c), arrow) and mononuclear infiltrate (Figure 2(c), arrowhead); however, only a mild mononuclear infiltrate and moderate edema were detected in the submucosal layer, and the muscular layer was slightly thickened.
(2004) found that gastric emptying was significantly inhibited in rats which were treated with noni juice (0.25, 1, or 4 mL/kg) for 7 days [4].
Try juices made from barley, wheatgrass, magma, or any combination of whole green foods, including spinach, broccoli, parsley, or the more designer noni juice.
"My Nan introduced me to Noni juice when I was twelve years old, which I drink twice daily.