Noni (Morinda Citrifolia) is a small evergreen tree native to Southeast Asia and Australasia. Every part of the noni tree can be used to treat various health problems, but it is the noni fruit that is most frequently used by Asian and Polynesian healers.
As an antioxidant, the noni fruit helps hasten the body’s natural healing process and helps boost the metabolic rate. Moreover, noni can be used to provide relief from aches, pains, burns, inflammation and arthritis. In some cases, the noni fruit is also used for the treatment of cancerous tumours. The fruit has a high phytochemical content similar to pineapples, and this helps weaken cancer cells.
As a cosmetic ingredient, noni can help prevent skin pigmentation and acne. Whether eaten or applied topically, this Vitamin C-rich fruit can help slow down the aging process. Its anti-inflammatory properties that help lessen the occurrence of allergic skin reactions. When used on hair, noni can help treat scalp problems that lead to hair loss.