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Mengkudu



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mengkudu - www.healthnote25.com


Mengkudu (Morinda citrifolia) or keumeudee (Aceh); pace, kemudu, kudu (Java); cangkudu (Sunda); kodhuk (Madura); Tibah (Bali) originated in Southeast Asia, belonging to the Rubiaceae family. Other names for this plant are noni (Hawaii), nono (Tahiti), nonu (Tonga), ungcoikan (Myanmar) and ach (Hindi).

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mengkudu - www.healthnote25.com


This plant grows in the lowlands up to an altitude of 1500 m. High mengkudu tree reach 3-8 m, has white flower node. The fruit is a compound, which is young and shiny green and has spots, and when it is old white with black spots.

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mengkudu - www.healthnote25.com


Traditionally, the people of Aceh using the fruit mengkudu as vegetables and rujak. The leaves are also used as one of the nicest peugaga materials that often appear as a mandatory menu to break the fast. Therefore, mengkudu is often planted near the houses in rural areas in Aceh. In addition mengkudu also often used as a medicine.



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