International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies
2020, Vol. 7 Issue 1, Part B
Application and innovative cultivation of noni (Morinda citrifolia) in North Bihar
Dr. Ranjeet Kumar Gupta
L. popularly known as ‘Noni’ is an important food and medicinal plant. An under utilised, it contains more than 196 nutraceutriclas and has good antioxidant potential. They are growing naturally in all types of lands and as crop by the farmers of India. North east India has a rich diversity of Medicinal plants a majority of the rural population depends largely on herbal medicines, ‘Noni’ belong to family Rubiaceae, native to Indonesia and Australia. Recently, under National Medicinal Plant Board, New Delhi funded project rain forest research Institute, Jorhar, has introduced some elite clones of Noni from Central Agricultural Research Institute (CARI), Port Blair in Assam, Mizoram and Tripura. The whole Noni Plant for herbal remedies. The fruit juice is in high demand in alternative medicine for different kinds of illnesses such as arthritis, diabetes, painful urination, liver disease, constipation, enlarged spleen, heart disease, gastric ulcer, infection, caners, menstrual problem etc.
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Dr. Ranjeet Kumar Gupta. Application and innovative cultivation of noni (Morinda citrifolia) in North Bihar. Int. J. Fauna Biol. Stud. 2020;7(1):126-128.