Mulberry blooms in May.Mature gradually, from late June to August. Mature fruits are juicy, sweet, soft and delicious to eat.
Contain natural sugars (mostly glucose) water, citric and apple acid and, pectin, tannins, resins, vitamins C and B2. Mostly contains minerals like iron, calcium and manganese.
Experts say that Mulberry deserves to be included in superfoods, because it has big role in preventing of the agingÂ of the body and helps against many diseases.
The healing properties of black mulberry are indeed numerous.
The black mulberry is used in folk medicine against urinary tract infections, diseases of the mouth and throat, epilepsy, depression, insomnia, dizziness, diabetes….
Fresh immature mulberries are used against diarrhea and mature as a mild laxative.
Leaves of black mulberry is known folk remedy for lowering and controlling blood sugar, and is widely used in tea blends for diabetes.
White mulberry has extensive application in cosmetics.
Is a part of many cosmetic products for skin whitening, stain removal and spot because it contains inhibitors that reduce melanin synthesis.
It is also used in the composition of the preparation of anti-aging skin treatment for skin around the eyes, toning and cleansing the face.
It was also noted that helps in arthritis, eye diseases, weakness of the body and relax the nervous system.
By Jonathan Hartwell, author of the book “Plants Against Cancer”, white mulberry juice can help with throat cancer.
If you can, eat both species of mulberry, because you will derive many benefits.
The bark of the mulberry.
Since the time of Dioscorides bitter bark of mulberry root is used as a remedy against intestinal parasites, especially tapeworms.
Bark treats bowel disease, stomach, dyspepsia and helps with food, alcohol and mushroom poisoning.
The powder obtained from the bark of mulberry is used externally as a salve for faster wound healing, a decoction of the bark is drunk against high blood pressure.
The healing properties of the mulberry:
– Rejuvenates the body
– Against parasites
– Reduces the risk of degenerative diseases
– Strengthens the kidneys
– Cleanses the liver
– Helps with constipation
– Improves blood picture
– Relieves the symptoms of colds and flu
– Helps with food poisoning, alcohol, mushrooms
– Prevents gray hairs
– Accelerates wound healing
Syrup against fevers, inflammations and constipation:
Mix 2 pounds of black mulberry and pint of water and add two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar. Leave to stand for 24 hours.
The next day, mix the mixture with 3 cups of brown sugar or other natural sweetener according to your wishes (stevia, honey, maple syrup) and cook until desired consistency.
Pour into sterilized bottles and drink several times a day diluted with water.
Note: Do not go overboard with eating mulberry fruit, as they can cause hallucination and digestive problems.