Morinda citrifolia L.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 149

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/phytokeys.102.24380

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scientific name

Morinda citrifolia L.
status

 

Morinda citrifolia L. 

Names.

Myanmar: nibase, noni, nyagyi. English: Indian mulberry.

Range.

East Indies and Australia. Cultivated in Myanmar.

Uses.

Leaf and Fruit: Used to alleviate arthritis, as an emmenagogue, and to promote menstrual flow.

Notes.

Medicinal uses of this species in India are discussed in Jain and DeFilipps (1991). Indigenous medicinal uses of this species in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands (India) are discussed by Dagar and Singh (1999).

The medicinal uses of this plant in the Caribbean region, as well as its chemistry, biological activity, toxicity and dosages, are discussed by Germosén-Robineau (1997). Details of the active chemical compounds, effects, herbal usage, and pharmacological literature of this plant are given in Fleming (2000). Traditional medicinal uses, chemical constituents, and pharmacological activity of this species are discussed by Ross (2001).

Reference.

Nordal (1963).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Morinda