- Mulberry Fruit
- Mori Fructus
|Medicinal Group||Yin-tonifying medicinal|
Dried fruit-spike of Mori alba L. (Fam. Moraceae)
|Nature and Flavors||sweet, sour; cold|
|Meridian Affinity||Liver, Heart, Kidney|
To nourish yin and blood, and engender fluid
Vertigo and tinnitus, palpitation, insomnia, premature graying hair and beard; thirst due to impairment of body fluids; diabetes caused by internal heat; constipation due to deficiency of blood
- Clinical trials on the efficiency of mulberry extracts in reducing blood glucose and cholesterol levels and enhancing cognitive ability have been conducted.
Report on adverse effect
- Chan EW, Lye PY, Wong SK. (2016). Phytochemistry, pharmacology, and clinical trials of Morus alba. Chin J Nat Med. , 14(1):17-30. doi: 10.3724/SP.J.1009.2016.00017.