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2013 (Vol. 4, Issue: 2)
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A Case Report of the Effect of Noni Juice on Crohn’s Disease

Brett J. West
Corresponding Author:  Brett J. West 

Key words:  Anti-inflammation, Crohn’s disease, immunomodulation, Morinda citrifolia, noni, ,
Vol. 4 , (2): 65-67
Submitted Accepted Published
November 29,2012 February 01, 2013 April 25, 2013
Abstract:

The aim of the current case study was to evaluate the possible role of noni juice in the improvement of Crohn’s disease symptoms. A 35-year-old male suffered from Crohn’s disease for more than 10 years. Treatment prior to consumption of noni juice involved multiple monthly adalimumab injections, which lowered C-Reactive Protein (CRP) levels to 1.2 mg/L, even though symptoms persisted. Six months after he began drinking noni juice, including one month of consuming a combination of noni juice and olive leaf extract, his symptoms improved and CRP decreased to 0.0 mg/L. These improvements accompanied gradual decreases in adalimumab injection frequency, followed by cessation altogether. Noni juice possesses anti-inflammatory properties that involve multiple mechanisms, including immunomodulation. Relevant experimental data are reviewed and discussed within the context of this case.
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Brett J. West, 2013. A Case Report of the Effect of Noni Juice on Crohn’s Disease.  British Journal of Pharmacology and Toxicology, 4(2): 65-67.
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