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morinda

an evergreen shrub that is native to Asia, Australia, and Polynesia.
uses This herb is used for headache; arthritis; and digestive, heart, and liver conditions, but there are no reliable data regarding efficacy.
contraindications It should not be used during pregnancy and lactation, in children, or in those with known hypersensitivity to this herb or hyperkalemia.

morinda (mō·rinˑ·d),

n Latin names:
Morinda citrifolia, Morinda officinalis; parts used: flowers, fruits, leaves; uses: immunomodulator, anticancer, anthelmintic, analgesic, sedative, arthritis, cardiac disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, gastrointestinal conditions; precautions: pregnancy, lactation, children, hyperkalemia. Also called
hog apple, Indian mulberry, mengkoedoe, mora de la India, ruibarbo caribe, or
wild pine.
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Ante la necesidad de una comprobacion cientifica de las bondades acaricidas de Morinda citrifolia L, el presente trabajo tuvo como objetivo la evaluacion de su eficacia in vitro en comparacion con productos quimicos convencionales sobre teleoginas de Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus.
De forma geral, atraves do resumo da analise de variancia dos dados de crescimento de Morinda citrifolia, observa-se que houve efeito significativo pelo teste F (p <0,01 e p < 0,05) dos fatores isolados: ambiente, salinidade e materia organica, com excecao da area foliar e da massa seca da raiz, que nao foram influenciadas significativamente pelos fatores ambiente e materia organica, respectivamente.
The leaves of Morinda elliptica were collected fresh from its natural habitat in the state of Selangor, Malaysia on June, 2009.
Formulated to feature these iridoid sources, TruAge Max, developed by Morinda, is a dietary supplement shown to lower AGE levels.
Rather, the ngar is a pretreatment or "scouring" to prepare cotton threads for dyeing with morinda.
Antimicrobial Activity of an Iridoid rich extract from Morinda citrifolia Fruit.
Os frutos da Morinda citrifolia sao ovais (3-10cm de comprimento e 3-6cm de largura) e possuem uma superficie grumosa coberta de seccoes com formatos poligonais castanhos, variando da cor verde para amarelo ou branco opalescente quando maduros, podendo chegar a pesar 800 gramas.
The antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory action of the CHCl3-soluble phase and its main active component, damnacanthal, isolated from teh root of Morinda citrifolia.
In vitro antisickling activity of anthocyanins extracts from Morinda lucida Benth (Rubiaceae), In VK Gupta & GD Singh, Medicinal Plants: Phytochemistry, Pharmacology and Therapeutics.
Linda La Honta and Mary Kay Foss explained the importance of keeping tax records in the April 14 La Morinda Sun .