BERRY - MULBERRY, Moerbei (Afr) Scientific Name:
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- Hardy tree – up to 3m.
- Bushy, shining toothed heart shaped leaves, uni-sexual green catkins followed by edible purplish-red fruit.
- Well-drained soil, full sun.
- Prune when dormant in winter – bleed when cut.
- Fruit rich in vitamin C and sugar.
- Eaten dried/fresh.
- Made into jam, jellies, syrup and wine.
Medicinal Uses. It is said that:
- Leaves, twigs, fruit and root bark.
- Anti-bacterial, cooling.
- Colds, flue, eye infections and nose bleeds.
- Root bark:
- Coughs, asthma, bronchitis, edema, hypertension and diabetes.
- Expectorant and diuretic.
- Tonic effect on kidneys.
- Urinary incontinence and laxative.
- Cleansing tonic.
- Gargle and mouth wash.
- Prevent premature graying of hair.
- Tinnitus, dizziness, blurred vision and insomnia.
- Rheumatic pain and hypertension
- Leaves are fed to silkworms
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