The Noni berry has been gaining quite a lot of attention in recent times thanks to its ability to treat a variety of health and beauty problems. The berry can be found on a tree that is native to Polynesia, and offers numerous health benefits. Continue reading below to learn more about the amazing fruit.
Meet the Noni berry – the healthiest berry in the world!
The Noni berry grows on a tropical evergreen tree and is rich in glucose, fructose, protein, vitamins B and C, beta-carotene and vitamin E as well. Besides these nutrients, the Noni berry also contains minerals such as potassium, magnesium, phosphorus and iron. It has a rough bumpy surface that makes it clearly different from other berries and has the size of a small potato. It isn’t exactly pleasant to smell when ripe and has the consistency of cheese. What the Noni berry offers for our health, though, is a dense nutritional profile and incredible health benefits.
Health benefits of the Noni berry
In the past, our ancestors used the berry to treat various infections, arthritis, high blood pressure, diabetes, and common aches and pains. According to a study from the University of Texas, the Noni berry is rich in resveratrol, a rare compound that can kill tumors and cancer cells. The berry has been found to possess incredible anti-tumor benefits and was able to destroy a variety of cancer cell types. A follow-up study from the University of Hawaii showed that the berry can extend the average life of a cancer patient by 50 days in cases of highly advanced and aggressive types of cancer.
How to consume the berry
The berry can be either consumed raw or juiced. You can buy Noni juice at any health store, or take it in the form of supplements as well. Besides the juice and supplements, you can harness the power of the berry for your skin in the form of soaps, gels and facial cleansers and toners. The berry is easily absorbed through the skin and is highly effective against a variety of skin disorders.