Effects of Morinda citrifolia aqueous fruit extract and its biomarker scopoletin on reflux esophagitis and gastric ulcer in rats.

@article{Mahattanadul2011EffectsOM,
  title={Effects of Morinda citrifolia aqueous fruit extract and its biomarker scopoletin on reflux esophagitis and gastric ulcer in rats.},
  author={Sirima Mahattanadul and Wibool Ridtitid and Sawpheeyah Nima and Narubodee Phdoongsombut and Pranee Ratanasuwon and Srirat Kasiwong},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2011},
  volume={134 2},
  pages={243-50}
}
AIMS OF THE STUDY The present study was carried out to evaluate the effect of dried mature unripe Morinda citrifolia L. (Rubiaceae) fruit, commonly known as "Noni", in an aqueous extract preparation (AFE) as used in Thai traditional medicine and its biomarker scopoletin on gastro-esophageal inflammatory models that are related to the claimed pharmacological properties of AFE and/or resembled the human esophagitis or gastric ulcer. MATERIALS AND METHODS The powder of dried mature unripe Noni… CONTINUE READING
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