Mulberry or mulberry trees are plants of the mulberry family, deciduous trees 10-15 m high, with lobed alternate leaves. Mulberry fruit – a complex juicy drupe, 2-3 cm in length, has a different color – from white and red to dark violet. Some species have a sweet taste and a pleasant aroma. These plants live up to 200 years, sometimes up to 500. Other names: mulberry, tutin,.
Dried mulberry is a very sweet berry. Unlike all other dried fruits in dried mulberry, the water evaporates by almost 100% and the berries turn into dragees. Mulberry berries contain up to 11% of sugars and therefore dried mulberry can serve as a natural substitute for non-natural sweets, both for children and adults. Of organic acids in the mulberry, apple and lemon predominate. It also contains proteins, fats, vitamins, phosphoric acid, iron. Mulberry berries are used in different forms; they are eaten raw, cooked from these berries jam, but how popular is a dried mulberry!
Even in ancient times, it was noticed that ripe berries, leaves, bark and roots of mulberry are a good tool for treating a variety of ailments. In China, a decoction of leaves, roots, bark, branches, syrup from mulberry berries is used in hypertensive disease, and in combination with other medicinal plants – with bronchial asthma and bronchitis, as well as diabetes mellitus. In Java young mulberry leaves are used as vegetables. Mulberries normalize the metabolic disorders of the body and are very useful for people who are depleted with disease.