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How To Make Mulberry Leaf Tea, Benefits And Side Effects

These plants may often sold, but few people know the benefits. Here will explain how to make mulberry leaf tea to treat some diseases. Mulberry, or other name is Morus, consists of 10 to 16 species. The plant grown in temperate and subtropical regions of Asia, Africa and America.

Mulberry Leaf Tea

Mulberry growth is quite fast when young and then grows slowly, plant height rarely exceeds 15 meters. The leaves look simple in the form of lobes and jagged edges. The fruit has length 2 to 3 cm, red when young, dark purple when ripe and edible. Murbei leaves used as silkworm feed, the wood also often used for home floors because it is strong and hard.

How To Make Mulberry Leaf Tea?

Mulberry fruit can be eaten and widely used for food beverages, and herbal teas. Fruits and leaves are sell in various forms as nutritional supplements, these plant contains resveratrol, especially on the bark and stem. Raw fruits and green parts have white sap and are consider to be stimulating, or hallucinogenic.

The chemical compounds contained in the leaves and mulberry fruits are carotene, adenine, choline, amylase, fatty oil, vitamin C, vitamin A, vitamin B1, calcium, phosphorus, maclurin, routine, Morin, Ergosterol. Mulberry leaf is useful as antipyretic, antitussive, diuretic, anti flogestik, Analgesik. Here is how to make mulberry leaf tea to treat hepatitis disease, back pain, inflammation of the joints, blood deficiency and treat hypertension.

Making mulberry leaf tea:

  1. Just provide 10 grams of twigs and mulberry leaves.
  2. Brewed into 110 ml of hot water, this tea is drink a day in the morning.
  3. Making juice for the treatment of Hepatitis, anemia and hypertension:
  4. Provide 10 grams of mulberry fruit, then juice it.
  5. It may drunk a day regularly for 14 days.

Mulberry Leaf Tea Benefits Are:

  1. Mulberry tea can control blood sugar levels and its very good for diabetics.
  2. Moranoline content (1-deoxyojirimycin) will help to burn carbohydrates, very good for weight loss.
  3. Reduce the risk of stroke, to prevent hepatitis, to treat anemia and hypertension.
  4. Reduce LDL and triglyceride levels, healthy blood vessels and cleanse.
  5. Treating back pain and joint inflammations, and boosting the immune system.

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Mulberry Leaf Tea Side Effects

The usual side effects are decrease blood sugar levels, allergy when touching leaves, skin and mulberry stems. The recipes of mulberry leaf tea is not recommend to use by patients with kidney disorders, pregnant and lactating woman.


  • A Khmer Medical Text "The Treatment of the Four Diseases" Manuscript. Siksacakr, Journal of Cambodia Research 2004.
  • Morus, Mulberry, image courtesy of wikimedia commons.

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