Morinda citrifolia

(moh-RIN-duh sih-trih-FOH-lee-uh)

A tropical shrub. An extract from the fruit is being studied as a treatment for cancer, and extracts from the fruit, leaves, or roots have been used in some cultures to treat other diseases. Also called noni.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "Morinda citrifolia"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "Morinda citrifolia"

Arbusto tropical. Un extracto de su fruto está en estudio para el tratamiento de cáncer; asimismo, los extractos del fruto, la hojas o las raíces se han usado en algunas culturas para tratar otras enfermedades. También se llama noni.