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Mulberry Leaves - Why They are Useful and How to Use Them

Iliana AngelovaIliana Angelova
Nadia Galinova
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Nadia Galinova
Mulberry Leaves - Why They are Useful and How to Use Them

The mulberry is one of the plants of which all parts are useful and have healing properties. Regular use for tea or decoction regulates heart rate, blood pressure and blood flow. In the dried state they are suitable for coughs, asthma and as a sedative.

What are the medicinal properties of mulberry leaves?

The benefits of mulberry leaves are due to their composition. The vitamins, essential oils in them serve as a cure for many problems.

In the middle layer of the branches and on the young trees, there are leaves with an egg shape or heart shape shape, a dark green color and a shiny surface, which contain an amazing number of useful substances - calcium and carotene, nitrogen, phosphorus, organic acids, ascorbic acid, sugars, tannins and sterols. The contained flavonoids and resins complete the amazing composition of the leaves of this plant species.

The benefits of mulberry leaf tea have been known since ancient times. It relieves symptoms of menopause, migraines, stabilizes libido. In addition to tea, a broth-like decoction is made, which normalizes metabolic processes related to fats and carbohydrates. Lowers bad cholesterol and blood sugar levels.

The healing properties of the leaves are useful for eczema, skin problems. For eye problems, mulberry leaf decoction is also recommended. Leaf syrup is useful for heart diseases, diabetes, and its expectorant properties help with colds and viral diseases.

Ointments prepared from this green mass are used for rheumatism, dermatitis, skin tuberculosis.

Mulberry leaves are the raw material used to brew tea for pancreatic problems.

Mulberry Leaves

A steam bath with the leaves is recommended for cataracts, glaucoma and watery eyes. A compress can also be done.

In case of skin damage, a broth is made from mulberry leaves because of their antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and healing properties, which is used to wash wounds and clean the skin in case of acne.

Contraindications to the use of mulberry leaves concern people prone to allergic reactions, with individual intolerance, which manifests itself with diarrhea.

For all others, mulberry leaves are an opportunity to increase immunity and body tonicity. Decoctions are usually a good adjunct to prescribed medications.

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- folk medicine with mulberry;

- how to make mulberry jam;

- mulberry desserts.