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The benefits of mulberry

In the southern regions of our country one of the most popular trees — mulberry, mulberries.

Berries palatable, contains sugar up to 10% (white — 20), mainly fructose and glucose, organic acids (malic, citric), pectin, vitamins, salts of copper and iron. The latter is especially rich with black fruits. In the leaves of mulberry large set of vitamins: thiamine, Riboflavin, pyridoxine, nicotinic acid, and beta-sitosterol.

Berries tutions are widely used in Oriental medicine. So, in Vietnam from the mulberry leaves prepared drug folidol, which is used as a means of increasing the protective forces of the body in the treatment of skin diseases and rheumatism. On the biological effects of drugs it corresponds to the aloe and biased. In Japan the flowers are mulberry, rubbed with vegetable oils, is introduced into the composition of cosmetic creams.

Now the mulberry used in the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases: gastritis, enterocolitis. Ripe mulberries fresh acts poslablyayusche contained in berries pectins protect the digestive tract from the irritating gastric contents. The same effect is compotes, jams, candy from mulberry.

Tea made from dried berries causes perspiration. It primenjuje colds, and hypertension.

When heart disease, the berries are used as diuretic by 200— 250 grams a day.

The juice from the berries of the mulberry drink 3-2 tablespoons a day for hypertension, heart diseases related to the weakening of the heart muscle, cardiomyopathy, atherosclerosis, ischemic heart disease, atrial fibrillation, tachycardia and arrythmia. Treatment — three weeks. Take daily 200 to 300 grams of fresh berries or an infusion of dried.

Black mulberries in any form is useful for anemia. As an adjuvant in diabetes mellitus use fresh berries or an infusion of dried berries of mulberry.

Popularly used the dry leaves of mulberry: their ground into a powder and sprinkled on their food — cheese, vinaigrette half a teaspoon 1-2 times a day. Take the decoction of young twigs. They are cut into pieces of 2-3 cm and dried in shade. To prepare the broth 3-4 slices pour two cups of water, bring to a boil, boil 10 minutes, insist 2 hours. Take a quarter Cup a day fractional doses. The course of treatment is 3 to 4 weeks, a second course of treatment after a two-week break.

An infusion of the berries of the mulberry is used for rinsing the mouth with angina, chronic tonsillitis, stomatitis.

The infusion of dried berries is prepared as follows: two tablespoons of crushed berries pour a glass of boiling water, insist 4 hours, filter, drink during the day fractional portions (diabetics), given the allowed the doctor the amount of liquid. After receiving infusions of mulberry does not recommend drinking ordinary tea, as its tannins are precipitated nutrients tutions, turning them into insoluble compounds.

For long-term storage of extracted juice was evaporated to the consistency of thick syrup (up to one third of the original volume). This syrup is called bekmes (dosab). It has a pleasant taste and retains all the medicinal properties of the berries of mulberry.

The waste after juicing is dried and further used for the preparation of infusions and berries.

Fresh mulberry pulp is left to ferment and then used externally for baths and poultices for diseases of the joints and neuralgia. For diabetics berries are canned in thick compote without sugar.

When the above-mentioned diseases mulberry can be a helpful tool, not replacing medical appointments attending physician.

The fruits tutions used in the food industry for the preparation of beverages, vinegar, marmalade, marshmallow, jams, compotes. Among the peoples of Central Asia mulberries — fresh and dry — serve as sugar substitutes. From husks of berries tutions baked cakes that can be stored for a long period of time.