peoples of what is now known as French
Polynesia , colonized islands
throughout the South Pacific .
As they made their voyages from island to
island in the ocean-going canoes, they
brought with them sacred plants from their
home islands. These plants contained the
basic foods, construction materials and
medicines used by the Polynesian colonizers.
Perhaps the most important of these plants
is known as Morinda
citrifolia . Ancient manuscripts
handed down from generation to generation,
describe many uses for this plant.
plant is known among the people of the
tropics world-wide. In Malaysia, it is known
as Mengkudu . In Southeast
Asia it is known as Nhau .
In the islands of the South Pacific the
plant is known as Nonu , in
Samoa and Tonga. Nono in
Raratonga and Tahiti, and noni
the Marquesas Islands and Hawaii. Here it
has become and integral part of the
Polynesian culture. An important source of
food, the fruit of the Morinda
citrifolia tree has been used for
centuries as a food source. Early Polynesians
recognized its pure value and
consumed it in times of famine.
World War II, soldiers based on tropic Polynesian
islands were taught by the native Polynesian
people to eat the noni
fruit to sustain their strength.
The noni fruit became a
staple food choice for people of Raratonga,
Samoa and Fiji who ate the noni fruit raw or
cooked. Australian Aborigines were fond of
the noni and consumed it
raw with salt. Seeds, leaves, bark and root
were also consumed by people familiar with
the qualities of this unusual plant.
believe that we have much to learn from the
traditional use of the amazing plant. The
wonderful thing about the Morinda
citrifolia plant is that every
part is valued and used.
FACTS ABOUT THE NONI FRUIT
Morinda citrifolia plant
flourishes in the lush and unspoiled islands
of French Polynesia , the
best known of these islands is Tahiti
. It is considered to be one of the
most beautiful plants in the islands. It is
a valued addition to a traditional Polynesian
garden. The plant reaches heights
of 15-20 feet and yields fruit year-round.
The blossoms of the tree are a creamy white
color. The mature noni fruit is
about the size of a potato and resembles a
small breadfruit. When ripe the fruit turns
yellow and white.
traditional Polynesians pick the noni
before is it fully ripe and placed
it in a jar in the direct sunlight. When
fully ripe, the noni is
mashed into a puree and the juice is
extracted through a cloth. The juice is now
ready for use. Traditionally, the juice is
taken during times of rest when the body is
under the least amount of stress. The Morinda
Citrifolia has been prized in Polynesia
for centuries but has never found
its way to the western market, until now.
Tahitian Noni International is the first
company to offer it to the North American
J. Morton, the Ocean-Going Noni, or Indian
Mulberry (Morinda Citrifolia Rubiaceae) and
Some of Its Colorful Relatives, Econ. Bot.
46(3) pp. 241-256, 1992 .
2. Medicinal Chest from the Malaysian
3. Issabella Alona Abbott, La'an Hawaii
Traditional Hawaiian Uses of Plants.
4. Otto Degener, B.S., M.S., Illustrative of
Plants and Customs of the South Seas
Features, and Benefits of TAHITIAN NONI®
Tahitian Noni International was established for
the specific purpose of bringing the secrets
and benefits of the noni plant to the
peoples of the world. TAHITIAN NONI®
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Morinda citrifolia has been studied by
researchers throughout the world.
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Morinda citrifolia has been used by Polynesians
for over 2000 years.
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Morinda citrifolia has been valued by
traditional Polynesian cultures
for its healthful benefits.
indicates French Polynesia is
the most abundant source of Morinda
citrifolia in the world.
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and revitalize cells.
In study after
study, scientists have shown that
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