Λατινική Ονομασία: Morus alba
White Mulberry is used in its different parts. The fruit is eaten as a food and has many health benefits namely as an anti-oxident, and in the prevention of heart disease.
The white mulberry is high in vitamin C, iron, potassium and magnesium. The active phytochemical in White Mulberry is resveratrol, this is also found in red wine grapes. It is thought to improve endurance, and to act as an anti-coagulant.
The diverse range of active compounds and volatile acids in these berries give them anti-properties.
eating whitecan help to lower total overall cholesterol levels while elevating HDL levels, which are the “good” fats.
This plant is perhaps best known for its effects on diabetes; the active ingredient in white mulberry, commonly referred to as DNJ, is able to shut down or slow down sugar processing in the body, resulting in more manageable blood sugar levels.