Biol Pharm Bull. 2008 May;31(5):935-8
Chemical constituents of Morinda citrifolia roots exhibit hypoglycemic effects in streptozotocin-induced diabetic mice.
Kamiya K, Hamabe W, Harada S, Murakami R, Tokuyama S, Satake T
Extracts were prepared from Morinda citrifolia roots using 3 types of solvents, which were then fed to different groups of diabetic mice. The n-butanol extract reduced blood glucose levels and contained two iridoids and three anthraquinones as main constituents. (view original abstract at https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18451522).