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1. (WO2005048919) PREVENTATIVE EFFECTS OF MORINDA CITRIFOLIA ON MAMMARY BREAST CANCER

Pub. No.:    WO/2005/048919    International Application No.:    PCT/US2004/026253
Publication Date: Fri Jun 03 01:59:59 CEST 2005 International Filing Date: Thu Aug 12 01:59:59 CEST 2004
IPC: A61K 47/00
Applicants: MORINDA, INC.
Inventors: WANG, Mian-Ying
JENSEN, Claude, Jarakae
SU, Chen
Title: PREVENTATIVE EFFECTS OF MORINDA CITRIFOLIA ON MAMMARY BREAST CANCER
Abstract:
The present invention features a novel use of processed ingredients from the Indian mulberry plant. More specifically, the present invention features a novel use of processed Morinda citrifolia, namely Morinda citrifolia fruit juice, puree, or puree juice for treating breast cancer, and particularly for inhibiting and/or preventing the metastasis of carcinogenic cells within the mammary region of the breast, as well as destroying metastasized mammary or breast cancer cells. The present invention comprises the consumption of food products or medicinal products or compositions comprising processed Morinda citrifolia, in either puree or fruit juice form. The present invention also features a method of inhibiting carcinogen-mediated conversion of mammary cells and protecting DNA against carcinogen-mediated damage by administering a composition comprising water soluble Morinda citrifolia.