|Botanical Name||: Morinda Tinctoria|
|English Name||: Indian Mulberry|
|Tamil Name||: மஞ்சனத்தி / நுணா – Manjanathi Palam / Nuna fruit</span|
|Malayalam Name||: Mannappavitta|
|Telugu Name||: మద్దిచెట్టు – Maddichettu|
|Hindi Name||: आल – Aal|
Manjanathi/Nuna fruit is native to the Polynesian region. It is used for thousands of years to cure several health problems such as arthritis, inflammation, burns, aches, pains, high blood pressure, diabetes, tumors, bacterial infections, viral, aging, and parasitic effects.
Manjanathi plant is an evergreen shrub that grows approximately 5 to 10 meters tall. It is also known as the Nuna plant and belongs to the Berberidaceae. It has a short and crooked stem, with rough bark having longitudinal cuts. The leaves are arranged oppositely and are 15 to 25 cm long. It produces tubular, white flowers about 2 cm long, having a unique scent. All the parts of the tree, from roots to leaves, have been used to cure various ailments. This tree is a source of phytonutrients, which have anti-bacterial, anti-viral, and anti-inflammatory properties, known to boost your immune system as well as repair cellular damages.
This tree has nicknames of ” The Painkiller Tree” or “The Tree for Headaches.” Several studies have found that Nuna reduced pain compared to the drugs hydrocortisone and tramadol, making it effective for treating arthritis and joint pains.
The fruit of these Manjanathi trees is a green syncarp, giving off a pungent odor, and the diameter of the fruit is 2-2.5 cm. The fruit has a distinctive flavor and has a strong bitter taste. Noni fruit is commonly sold in a juice form. It can be grown naturally in all places, and it will grow automatically as a tree. Nuna fruit is native to the Polynesian region. It is used for thousands of years to cure several health problems such as arthritis, inflammation, burns, aches, pains, high blood pressure, diabetes, tumors, bacterial infections, viral, aging, and parasitic effects. The fruit of this tree has minerals like selenium and zinc.
Nuna fruit helps in boosting and strengthening the immune system and produces more lymphocytes. The antibacterial properties of this fruit help fight infectious bacterias, which include Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus.
This fruit reduces LDL cholesterol absorption, reducing plaque in arteries, thus keeping you healthy and living longer.
Constipation/Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Off all curative properties, the Nuna tree is most helpful in treating constipation and menstruation problems. Due to high soluble fiber, it helps ease the strain on your intestines and softens the stool. The essential vitamins and minerals in the fruit also help to keep our intestine healthy.
Skin and Hair health
Nuna is a rich source of nutrients, including flavonoids, potassium, vitamin C, A, linoleic and amino acids, and improves skin tone and elasticity. It also helps in curing skin conditions such as ringworm and eczema. Nuna’s fruit juice, when applied externally it works on headlice. It also helps to treat scalp issues like dandruff. Drinking Nuna fruit juice can help you improve the quality and density of your hair.
In laboratory studies, Nuna fruit has shown anti-cancer effects. These benefits impact tumor growth and help your body fight against the cancerous replication of cells. It also contains many phytochemicals that fight cancer.
How to consume Manjanathi
- Grind the leaves and fruit well and make it like a paste. Add a little bit of pepper powder, ¼ spoon cumin, and grounded paste in water to boil. Drinking this tonic about 50 ml to 100 ml continuously for 48 days will completely help you cure excessive bleeding and irregular periods.
- Take an equal amount of salt and unripe manjanathi fruit, grind it firmly. This powder now acts well as a good tooth powder. Using this powder daily for cleaning your teeth will help you to get rid of tooth-related problems.
There are no side effects of using this product. Seek medical advice for the usage of this product during pregnancy.
Harvesting & Manufacturing Methods
All herbs are 100% naturally harvested, dried, and pulverized without the chemical interactions that assure the natural herb powders.