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Activity against Herpes Simplex Virus and cytotoxicity of Noni ( Morinda citrifolia L . ) leaf extracts

@inproceedings{Selvam2015ActivityAH,
  title={Activity against Herpes Simplex Virus and cytotoxicity of Noni ( Morinda citrifolia L . ) leaf extracts},
  author={Periyasamy Selvam and Julie M. Breitenbach and John C. Drach},
  year={2015}
}
Morinda citrifolia L. (Noni) is indigenous to tropical countries and also used as important traditional folk medicine. Antibacterial activities of fruit extracts of M. citrifolia were evaluated against four G+ve and nine G-ve bacteria using disc and well diffusion methods. Preliminary phytochemical screening of the fruit crude extracts revealed the presences of flavonoids, saponins, alkaloids, proteins, gums and mucilages, cardiac glycosides, and phenolics. The presence of these bioactive… 
Indian Morinda species: A review
TLDR
The toxicological studies revealed that higher doses of fruit juice of M. citrifolia for 2 or more months cause toxic effects on liver and kidneys, and M. officinalis root extracts (ethanolic and aqueous) are found fully safe during treatment of diseases.

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