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2012 (Vol. 4, Issue: 3)
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Efficacy of a Morinda citrifolia Based Skin Care Regimen

Brett J. West and Rachel A. Sabin
Corresponding Author:  Brett J. West 

Key words:  Clinical trial, Morinda citrifolia, noni, skin care, , ,
Vol. 4 , (3): 310-314
Submitted Accepted Published
January 19, 2012 February 08, 2012 April 05, 2012
Abstract:

A six week clinical trial of a Morinda citrifolia (noni) based skin care regimen was conducted with 49 women, ages 38 to 55 years. Daily application of three product formulations to the face and neck resulted in significant reductions in lateral canthal fine lines and wrinkles (crow’s feet), as measured by technician scoring and digital image analysis. Use of the regimen also improved skin elasticity and firmness Cutometer® measurements. No evidence of skin irritation was present in any participant at any time during the trial. A study questionnaire revealed that the measured improvements were visibly perceptible to more than 90% of the participants. The trial results substantiate traditional uses of the noni plant to improve skin health.
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Brett J. West and Rachel A. Sabin, 2012. Efficacy of a Morinda citrifolia Based Skin Care Regimen.  Current Research Journal of Biological Sciences, 4(3): 310-314.
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