Morinda Root obtained from root of Morinda officinalis How,a subtropical rain forest plant,one of the top four south herbs and its extract.
- Botanical Info of Morinda Root.
- Morinda Root Plant Descriptions.
- Identification and Preparation:Morinda Root.
- Morinda Root Constituents and Natural Phytochemicals.
- Main Functions:Morinda Root and Morinda Extract.
- Morinda Root Pharmacological Effect Study.
- Archeology and Identification of Morinda Root Origins.
- Morinda Root Main effects and Administration Suggestions.
- Applications and Difference:Morinda Root.
- Morinda Root Traditional combinations and remedies.
- Morinda officinalis cultivation methods.
- Research Update:Morinda Root.
Archeology and Identification of Morinda Root Origins.:
Origins from Ben Jing,which noted,"main for big wind and evil,erection dysfunction,strong bone and muscle,comfort inner five organs,nurish the middle,boost qi and benefit hope." another ancient chinese classical Bie Lu noted,"Grows from Ba Jun",thus the "Ba" in the name "Ba Ji Tian" maybe mentioned the origin or habitat,"Ji Tian" maybe related with its treatment of erection dysfunction,for "Ji Tian" means erect toward the sky.
Identifications: Traditional chinese herb Ba Ji Tian(morinda root) earliest registered in ancient classical shen Nong Ben Cao Jing,listed as top grade,but not mention its origins and habitat,many herbal classicals followed noted it.
Ben Cao Tu Jing noted,'Ba Ji Tian grows and available from Ba Jun,...leaf like Ming leaf,no falling throughout winter,folk named as San Wan Cao,or Bu Diao Cao,plant leaves similar as asparagus but thicker and larger,...plant with perennial roots color blue green,fresh roots color white,the better the chain-like thick root,now herbalists consider purple color quality fine.'
Ben Cao Tu Jing
Thus from the ancient narrations Ba Ji Tian from Sichuan area(area similar as ancient Ba Jun) quality better. But since years after years,the habita and species of Ba Ji Tian all changes,before end of Ming dynasty,Ba Ji Tian in herbals 2 kinds:"Chu Zhou Ba Ji Tian" and "Gui Zhou Ba Ji Tian", the botanical source of "Chu Zhou Ba Ji Tian" is Liliaceae plant Liriope platyphylla Wang et Tang,according to identification of Zheng Yangqin,what registered in Ben Cao "Gui Zhou Ba Ji Tian" must be the root of Schisandra propingua (Wall) Baill var.sinensis Oliv.,another plant of Schisandraceae.
From early of 20th century,habitat of Ba Ji Tian spread from Sichuan to other areas of south China,the Morinda root or Ba Ji Tian collected in CP 1985 is a plant of Rubiaceae Family which developed from recent years,its folk habita already not in Sichuan area,but main available from Guang Dong and Guang Xi area,in the world,some other plant of Morinda L. also has been applied as herbs,such as Morinda morindoides,Morinda lucida Benth,Morinda citrifolia,etc.
- 1.Morinda Root obtained from root of Morinda officinalis How,a subtropical rain forest plant,one of the top four south herbs and its extract.
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