Blackberries and raspberries are well-known juicy and favorite of all fruits. However, there is another fruit tree that produces a less popular fruit that is a cross between raspberries and blackberries. This is the mulberry.
The fruit contains valuable substances, protects the body from a number of diseases and cures some of them. This is due to the rich composition of vitamins, minerals, fiber and very little fat, which makes it interesting for those who want to lose weight. The mulberry fruit is full of anti-aging antioxidants. That is why fresh mulberries are recommended for consumption.
The juicy fruit can also be used in the form of juice. Mulberry juice preserves the useful substances in the fruit, can be stored in the winter and is part of the winter food prepared by people. Besides being refreshing and having a nice, sweet taste, mulberry juice also has many health benefits.
Here is how to prepare mulberry juice and in what cases it will be effective.
Making mulberry juice at home
To prepare homemade juice, you need 5 kilograms of mulberry fruit and 1 kilogram of sugar.
The well-washed fruits are put in a pot with enough water to cover them and boiled at a moderate temperature.
The liquid is strained and boiled for another 5 minutes after boiling.
Put 5-6 spoons of sugar in 1-liter glass bottles, fill them with the hot strained juice, close them and turn them upside down until they cool down. They are stored in a cool room.
When and what mulberry juice is good for
Mulberry juice for throat problems
Mulberry juice can be made from both the black mulberry variety and the white mulberry. Black mulberry juice is useful for relieving coughs and sore throats.
The juice of the white mulberry is good to drink for tumors in the throat.
For digestive disorders
In case of occurrence of constipation, mulberry juice is a pleasant and tasty natural remedy that accelerates metabolism and improves digestion by regulating the functions of the intestinal tract. Bloating and gas are significantly reduced and stomach cramps subside with regular consumption of mulberry juice for digestive problems.
Blackberry juice for eye diseases
Chinese doctors claimed that mulberries could restore sight to a blind man. This statement has its rational grain, because drinking mulberry juice every day improves eyesight. The drink contains a lot of vitamin A, strengthening eyesight. In addition, the juice protects the eyes from free radicals that cause retinal degeneration and vision loss.
Mulberry juice for chronic fatigue
Chronic fatigue is a problem for many people in the hectic pace of life. The recovery of tonicity is easily achieved with mulberry juice. For chronic conditions, 300 milliliters of juice with one tablespoon of honey three times a day before meals has a surprisingly strong effect. It is best to make the juice from equal doses of white and black mulberry.
Mulberry juice can be used externally, topically. It has a healing effect on wounds and also a bactericidal effect, protecting against infections.
For the relief of discomfort during menopause, for pneumonia, for general strengthening of the body, for the healing of the mucous membranes of the mouth for canker sores, mulberry juice can be an excellent option to support the healing processes.
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