Noni Juice



Noni Juice description

Also known as morinda or _Morinda citrifolia_, comes from a small evergreen tree. The research on this juice and its alleged health effects is considered “very preliminary” or “questionable,” and has yet to be supported by large-scale studies. Its primary benefit for skin, like that of most plants, is as a source of antioxidants. However, there are dozens and dozens of antioxidants with significant research on their benefits for skin, whereas very little exists for morinda. Like most antioxidant plants, noni also has skin-soothing properties.

Noni Juice references

  • Journal of Ethnopharmacology, January 2011, pages 108-115
  • The Journal of Toxicological Sciences, October 2009, pages 581-585
  • Journal of Natural Medicines, July 2009, pages 351-354
  • Planta Medica, March 2007, pages 191-199

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Ingredient ratings


Proven and supported by independent studies. Outstanding active ingredient for most skin types or concerns.


Necessary to improve a formula's texture, stability, or penetration.


Generally non-irritating but may have aesthetic, stability, or other issues that limit its usefulness.


There is a likelihood of irritation. Risk increases when combined with other problematic ingredients.


May cause irritation, inflammation, dryness, etc. May offer benefit in some capability but overall, proven to do more harm than good.


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