A Safety Review of Noni Fruit Juice

Authors

  • B.J. West,

    1. Authors West, Jensen, and White are with Tahitian Noni Intl., Research and Development, Provo, UT 84606, U.S.A. Author Westendorf is with Univ. Medical School of Hamburg, Dept. of Toxicology, Hamburg, Germany. Direct inquiries to author West (E-mail: brett_west@tni.com).
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  • C.J. Jensen,

    1. Authors West, Jensen, and White are with Tahitian Noni Intl., Research and Development, Provo, UT 84606, U.S.A. Author Westendorf is with Univ. Medical School of Hamburg, Dept. of Toxicology, Hamburg, Germany. Direct inquiries to author West (E-mail: brett_west@tni.com).
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  • J. Westendorf,

    1. Authors West, Jensen, and White are with Tahitian Noni Intl., Research and Development, Provo, UT 84606, U.S.A. Author Westendorf is with Univ. Medical School of Hamburg, Dept. of Toxicology, Hamburg, Germany. Direct inquiries to author West (E-mail: brett_west@tni.com).
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  • L.D. White

    1. Authors West, Jensen, and White are with Tahitian Noni Intl., Research and Development, Provo, UT 84606, U.S.A. Author Westendorf is with Univ. Medical School of Hamburg, Dept. of Toxicology, Hamburg, Germany. Direct inquiries to author West (E-mail: brett_west@tni.com).
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Abstract

ABSTRACT: Morinda citrifolia L. (noni) fruit has been used in tropical regions as both food and folk medicine. The recent use of noni as a dietary supplement has increased greatly. To describe the safety of this fruit, a literature review and data from new studies are presented. Several preclinical safety tests and a human clinical safety study have revealed no adverse health effects, even at high doses. The available data substantiate its continued use as a safe food.

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