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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.]

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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My Nan introduced me to Noni juice when I was twelve years old, which I drink twice daily.
Noni juice is the key ingredient in Lavanila products, which start at $15; and in the Noodle and Boo line, two bars of French-milled baby soap made with oatmeal and almond oil sell for $12.
People drink noni juice to treat cancer, heart disease, and diabetes, according to the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCAM), which is part of the National Institutes of Health.
The Victoria's Secret, who gave birth to son Flynn six months ago, credits Tahitian noni juice, a drink made from the noni plant, and coconut oil for her supermodel glow.
Besides, it will use its own business resources in New Zealand and the beverage production and processing techniques to develop Noni juice and Noni wine, which have natural healing and health-care qualities.
As well as organic kale, carrots, ginger, celery and pak choi, oddball Courtney wanted newage potions including Kombucha, Tahitian Noni juice and Sambazon Acai juices.
Similarly, studies funded by a company called Tahitian Noni International have found that drinking noni juice reduces concentrations of certain free radicals in the blood.
There's also an Overnight Disappearing Fine Line Masque with pomegranate and noni juice for some serious rehydration.
Among the company's products are noni juice, aloe vera juice, pomegranate juice, cranberry juice, Thai mangosteen juice and Acai Extreme, a product made from what the company calls "a superberry" found in the Brazilian rain forest that provides a wide variety of nutrients, ranging from vitamins [B.