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Health Benefits of Mulberry

Posted in Alternative Medicines by Erineus on August 14, 2009
Nutritional Value of Mulberry
  • Carbohydrate (in the form of sugars, mainly glucose and fructose) – 7.8 to 9.2%
  • Protein (with essential amino acids) – 15% to 28%
  • Fatty acids like linoleic, stearic, and oleic acids – 0.4 to0.5%
  • Malic acid, producing sour taste – 1.1 to1.9%
  • Fiber – 0.9 to1.4%
  • Calcium – 1.8 to 2.4%
  • Phosphorus – 0.14 to 0.24%
  • Potassium – 1.90 to 2.87% in leaves, 1.33 to1.53% in young stems
  • Magnesium – 0.47 to 0.63% in leaves, 0.26 to 0.35% in young stems 
Health & Nutrition Benefits of Eating Mulberry 
  • Mulberry can balance internal secretions and enhance immunity. It promotes proper body fluid production. People suffering from body fluid deficiency could take ten grams of mulberry daily with water.
  • Mulberry is useful for the persons who use their eyes a lot during work. Regular consumption of mulberry strengthens eyesight.
  • Presence of nutritious elements like minerals and vitamins in mulberry helps in curing chronic diseases.
  • Mulberry is helpful for proper gastric juice secretion.
  • Regular use of Mulberry enhances appetite, and also improves the ability for digesting and assimilating.
  • Mulberry could be used to fight problems like chronic gastritis and chronic hepatitis.
  • Regular consumption of mulberry juice would be helpful in curing health problems like anemia, pallor, dizziness, heart-palpitations and insomnia.
  • Persons with graying hair can also get benefited by regular intake of Mulberry. Mulberry juice applied directly on head also promotes healthy growth of hair and blackening.
  • Nutritious value of Mulberry enriches the blood and in the process, soothes the nerves.
  • Mulberry could be helpful in promoting the metabolism of alcohol.
  • Mulberry helps in containing hypertension.
  • Regular intake of Mulberry strengthens body parts like liver and kidney.
  • Mulberry is helpful in treating constipation.
  • Mulberry is instrumental in eliminating abdominal distention.
  • Intake of mulberry juice after any surgery is restorative.
  • Mulberry is helpful in recuperating after long-time sickness.
  • Consumption of Mulberry after childbirth is good for women’s health.
  • Use of Mulberry keeps low cholesterol level in the body.
  • Mulberry can suppress mutagenesis of carcinogens.
  • Regular use of Mulberry prevents cancer of liver.
  • Mulberry is helpful in reducing level of blood sugar.

MULBERRY LEAF POWDER CONTAINS FULL SPECTRIUM CHEMICALS ACTIVITIES IN PHARMACEUTICAL APPLICATIONS:

ACE-Inhibitor Activity:
(+)-CATECHIN, (+)-GALLOCATECHIN, (-)-EPICATECHIN, (-) EPIGALLOCATECHIN, AFZELIN, AMENTOFLAVONE, ASTRAGALIN, ISOQUERCITRIN, QUERCITRIN, ZINC.

Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor Activity:
(-)-EPIGALLOCATECHIN, 6-(PENTADECYL)-SALICYLIC-ACID, ACACETIN, AMENTOFLAVONE, ASCORBIC-ACID, ASTRAGALIN, DAUCOSTEROL, ISOQUERCITRIN, KAEMPFEROL, LUTEOLIN, P-COUMARIC-ACID, QUERCETIN, QUERCITRIN, RUTIN, VANILLIC-ACID.

AntiHIV Activity:
(+)-CATECHIN, (-)-EPICATECHIN, AMENTOFLAVONE, APIGENIN, LUTEOLIN, MYRICETIN, OPCS, PROCYANIDIN, QUERCETIN, TANNIN.

Antiacne Activity:
(-)-EPIGALLOCATECHIN, ANACARDIC-ACID, BETA-CAROTENE, LINOLEIC-ACID, PUFA, SELENIUM, THYMOL, ZINC.

Antiaging Activity:
APIGENIN, ASCORBIC-ACID, BETA-CAROTENE, BILOBALIDE, CHROMIUM,
QUERCETIN.

Antialzheimeran Activity:
CHOLINE, QUERCETIN, THIAMIN, ZINC.

Antianginal Activity:
MAGNESIUM, NIACIN.

Antianxiety Activity:
CALCIUM, MAGNESIUM, TRYPTOPHAN.

Antiarrhythmic Activity:
APIGENIN, GINKGOLIDE-B, MAGNESIUM, POTASSIUM, PROTOCATECHUIC-ACID, QUERCITRIN.

Antiarteriosclerotic Activity:
HISTIDINE, LINOLEIC-ACID, SILICON.

Antiarthritic Activity:
ASCORBIC-ACID, COPPER, LINOLEIC-ACID, MAGNESIUM, PANTOTHENIC-ACID, QUERCETIN, THYMOL.

Antiasthmatic Activity:
ASCORBIC-ACID, BETA-CAROTENE, GINKGOLIDE-A, GINKGOLIDE-B, GINKGOLIDE-C, GINKGOLIDES, MAGNESIUM, OPCS, PROTOCATECHUIC-ACID, QUERCETIN,

Antiatherogenic Activity:
LUTEOLIN, OPCS, RUTIN.

Antiatherosclerotic Activity:
ASCORBIC-ACID, CALCIUM, CHROMIUM, CITRIC-ACID, LUTEIN, MAGNESIUM, MALIC-ACID, PROANTHOCYANIDINS, QUERCETIN, RUTIN,
THYMOL.

Antibiotic Activity:
CYSTEINE, OPCS, PROCYANIDIN, PRODELPHINIDIN.

Anticancer Activity:
ALPHA-CAROTENE, BETA-CAROTENE, BUTYRIC-ACID, ISOQUERCITRIN, KAEMPFEROL, RUTIN, SHIKIMIC-ACID, TANNIN, VANILLIC-ACID.

Anticancer (Lung) Activity:
ALPHA-CAROTENE, APIGENIN, BETA-SITOSTEROL.

Anticarcinogenic Activity:
(-)-EPIGALLOCATECHIN, LUTEOLIN.

Anticarcinomic (Breast) Activity:
QUERCETIN

Anticataract Activity:
ASCORBIC-ACID, CYSTEINE, LUTEOLIN, METHIONINE, QUERCETIN, QUERCITRIN, RIBOFLAVIN, RUTIN, ZINC.

Anticoagulant Activity:
(+)-CATECHIN, CITRIC-ACID, D-CATECHIN.

Anticoronary Activity:
BETA-CAROTENE, LINOLEIC-ACID, MAGNESIUM, SELENIUM, ZINC.

Antidepressant Activity:
ASCORBIC-ACID, CALCIUM, MAGNESIUM, PHENYLALANINE, POTASSIUM,
QUERCETIN, TRYPTOPHAN.

Antidiabetic Activity:
(-)-EPICATECHIN, ASCORBIC-ACID, CHOLINE, CHROMIUM, COPPER, FIBER, FRUCTOSE, GLUCOMANNAN, MAGNESIUM, MANGANESE, PINITOL, QUERCETIN, RUTIN, XYLOSE, ZINC.

Antiedemic Activity:
AMENTOFLAVONE, ASCORBIC-ACID, BETA-SITOSTEROL, GINKGETIN, GLUCOSE, OPCS, PROANTHOCYANIDINS, PROCYANIDIN, QUERCITRIN,
RUTIN, SCIADOPITYSIN.

Antiestrogenic Activity:
APIGENIN, BETA-SITOSTEROL, LUTEOLIN, QUERCETIN.

Antifatigue Activity:
PANTOTHENIC-ACID, POTASSIUM, THIAMIN, VANILLIC-ACID.

Antiflu Activity:
ERGOSTEROL, P-CYMENE, QUERCETIN, QUERCITRIN.

Antiglaucomic Activity:
ASCORBIC-ACID, MAGNESIUM, RUTIN.

Antihepatotoxic Activity:
ASCORBIC-ACID, GLUCOSE, P-COUMARIC-ACID, PROTOCATECHUIC-ACID,
QUERCETIN, QUERCITRIN, RUTIN, STIGMASTEROL, TANNIN.

Antiinflammatory Activity:
(+)-CATECHIN, (-)-EPICATECHIN, ALPHA-LINOLENIC-ACID, AMENTOFLAVONE, APIGENIN, ASCORBIC-ACID, BETA-SITOSTEROL, COPPER, GINKGETIN, GINKGOLIDES, ISOQUERCITRIN, ISORHAMNETIN,
KAEMPFEROL, LINOLEIC-ACID, LUTEOLIN, MAGNESIUM, MUFA, MYRICETIN, OLEIC-ACID, OPCS, PROTOCATECHUIC-ACID, QUERCETIN,
QUERCETIN-3-RHAMNOGLUCOSIDE, QUERCITRIN, RUTIN, SCIADOPITYSIN,
STIGMASTEROL, THYMOL, VANILLIC-ACID.

Antileukemic Activity:
(-)-EPICATECHIN, AMENTOFLAVONE, APIGENIN, ASTRAGALIN, BETA-SITOSTEROL, DAUCOSTEROL, KAEMPFEROL, LUTEOLIN, P-COUMARIC-ACID, PROTOCATECHUIC-ACID, QUERCETIN, SELENIUM, VANILLIC-ACID.

Antimelanomic Activity:
APIGENIN, BETA-IONONE, LUTEOLIN, QUERCETIN, RUTIN, SELENIUM, THYMOL.

Antimigraine Activity:
ASCORBIC-ACID, MAGNESIUM, RIBOFLAVIN, THIAMIN, TRYPTOPHAN.

Antimutagenic Activity:
(+)-CATECHIN, (+)-GALLOCATECHIN, (-)-EPICATECHIN, (-)-EPIGALLOCATECHIN, ACACETIN, APIGENIN, ASCORBIC-ACID, BETA-CAROTENE, BETA-EUDESMOL, BETA-SITOSTEROL, CITRIC-ACID, KAEMPFEROL, LUTEOLIN, MYRICETIN, NONACOSANE, P-HYDROXY-BENZOIC-ACID, PROTOCATECHUIC-ACID, QUERCETIN, QUERCITRIN, RUTIN,
TANNIN.

Antiobesity Activity:
ASCORBIC-ACID, CHROMIUM, FIBER, OPCS, ZINC.

Antioxidant Activity:
(+)-CATECHIN, (+)-GALLOCATECHIN, (-)-EPICATECHIN, (-)-EPIGALLOCATECHIN, ALANINE, AMENTOFLAVONE, APIGENIN, ASCORBIC-ACID, BETA-CAROTENE, BETA-SITOSTEROL, BILOBALIDE, BILOBETIN, CAMPESTEROL, CYSTEINE, GAMMA-TOCOPHEROL, GINKGETIN, GINKGOLIDE-A, GINKGOLIDE-B, GINKGOLIDE-C, GINKGOLIDE-J, GINKGOLIDES, HISTIDINE, ISOQUERCITRIN, ISORHAMNETIN, KAEMPFEROL,
LAURIC-ACID, LUTEIN, LUTEOLIN, METHIONINE, MYRICETIN, MYRISTIC-ACID, OPCS, P-COUMARIC-ACID, P-HYDROXY-BENZOIC-ACID, PALMITIC-ACID, PROANTHOCYANIDINS, PROTOCATECHUIC-ACID, QUERCETIN, QUERCITRIN, RUTIN, SCIADOPITYSIN, SELENIUM, SHIKIMIC-ACID,
STIGMASTEROL, SUCROSE, TANNIN, THYMOL, TRYPTOPHAN, VANILLIC-ACID.

Antiparkinsonian Activity:
ASCORBIC-ACID, METHIONINE, NIACIN, PHENYLALANINE, TRYPTOPHAN, TYROSINE.

Antiprostaglandin Activity:
(+)-CATECHIN, ANACARDIC-ACID, BETA-SITOSTEROL, GINKGOIC-ACID,
GINKGOLIC-ACID, TRYPTOPHAN.

Antirheumatic Activity:
THYMOL, TRYPTOPHAN, ZINC.

Antisickling Activity:
3,4-DIHYDROXYBENZOIC-ACID,ASPARAGINE, GLYCINE, HOMOSERINE, P-HYDROXY-BENZOIC-ACID, PHENYLALANINE, VANILLIC-ACID.

Antispasmodic Activity:
APIGENIN, DAUCOSTEROL, GINKGETIN, ISORHAMNETIN, KAEMPFEROL, KAEMPFEROL-3-RHAMNOGLUCOSIDE, LUTEOLIN, NIACIN, P-COUMARIC-ACID, POTASSIUM, PROTOCATECHUIC-ACID,QUERCETIN, QUERCETIN-3-RHAMNOGLUCOSIDE, QUERCITRIN, RUTIN,SHIKIMIC-ACID, THYMOL, VALERIANIC-ACID.

Antistress Activity:
APIGENIN, BETA-CAROTENE, GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC-ACID.

Antistroke Activity:
MAGNESIUM, PROANTHOCYANIDINS.

Antithrombotic Activity:
ANACARDIC-ACID, BILOBOL, CARDANOL, GINKGOLIDES.

Antitumor Activity:
ANACARDIC-ACID, APIGENIN, BETA-CAROTENE, BETA-IONONE, BILOBOL,
BUTYRIC-ACID, CITRIC-ACID, CYSTEINE, DAUCOSTEROL, FIBER, GINKGOIC-ACID, GINKGOLIC-ACID, ISOQUERCITRIN, KAEMPFEROL, LUTEOLIN, MALIC-ACID, P-COUMARIC-ACID, PROANTHOCYANIDINS, QUERCETIN, QUERCITRIN, RUTIN, SELENIUM, SHIKIMIC-ACID, TANNIN, VANILLIC-ACID.

Antitumor (Breast) Activity:
APIGENIN, BETA-CAROTENE, BETA-SITOSTEROL, LUTEIN, QUERCETIN, SELENIUM, ZEAXANTHIN.

Antitumor (Colon) Activity:
BETA-CAROTENE, LUTEIN, LUTEOLIN, PROTOCATECHUIC-ACID, QUERCETIN.

Antitumor (Lung) Activity:
APIGENIN, ASCORBIC-ACID, BETA-CAROTENE, BETA-SITOSTEROL, LUTEOLIN, QUERCETIN, SELENIUM.

Antitumor (Skin) Activity:
APIGENIN, LUTEOLIN, PROTOCATECHUIC-ACID, QUERCETIN,

Antitumor (brain) Activity:
LUTEOLIN, SELENIUM.

Antitumor-Promoter Activity:
ISOQUERCITRIN, KAEMPFEROL, QUERCETIN, RUTIN, SHIKIMIC-ACID, TANNIN, VANILLIC-ACID.

Antiulcer Activity:
(+)-CATECHIN, AMENTOFLAVONE, ASCORBIC-ACID, BETA-CAROTENE, BETA-EUDESMOL CYSTEINE, ELEMOL, FIBER, GINKGOLIDE-B, GLYCINE,
HISTIDINE, KAEMPFEROL, QUERCETIN, QUERCITRIN, RUTIN, TANNIN, THREONINE, TYROSINE, ZINC.

Antiviral Activity:
(-)-EPICATECHIN, AMENTOFLAVONE, APIGENIN, ASCORBIC-ACID, BETA-SITOSTEROL, BILOBETIN, ERGOSTEROL, GINKGETIN, KAEMPFEROL, LAURIC-ACID, LUTEOLIN, MYRICETIN, NONACOSANE, OPCS, P-CYMENE, PROANTHOCYANIDINS, PROCYANIDIN, PROTOCATECHUIC-ACID, QUERCETIN, QUERCITRIN, RUTIN, STIGMASTEROL, TANNIN.

Anxiolytic Activity:
APIGENIN, GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC-ACID, GLUTAMIC-ACID.

Cancer-Preventive Activity:
(+)-CATECHIN, (-)-EPICATECHIN, ALANINE, ALPHA-LINOLENIC-ACID, APIGENIN, ASCORBIC-ACID, BETA-CAROTENE, BETA-IONONE, BETA-SITOSTEROL, CYSTEINE, D-CATECHIN, FIBER, GLYCINE, ISOQUERCITRIN, ISORHAMNETIN, KAEMPFEROL, LINOLEIC-ACID, LUTEOLIN, METHIONINE, MUFA, MYRICETIN, MYRISTIC-ACID, NIACIN, OLEIC-ACID, OPCS, P-COUMARIC-ACID, P-HYDROXY-BENZOIC-ACID, PANTOTHENIC-ACID,
QUERCETIN, QUERCITRIN, RIBOFLAVIN, RUTIN, SELENIUM, SERINE, SHIKIMIC-ACID, STIGMASTEROL, SUCCINIC-ACID, TANNIN, TYROSINE, VANILLIC-ACID.

Cardiotonic Activity:
(+)-CATECHIN, (-)-EPICATECHIN, D-CATECHIN, QUERCITRIN.

Cosmetic Activity:
BEHENIC-ACID, MYRISTIC-ACID, STEARIC-ACID.

Estrogenic Activity:
APIGENIN, BETA-SITOSTEROL, KAEMPFEROL, LUTEOLIN, QUERCETIN, STIGMASTEROL.

Hepatoprotective Activity:
(+)-CATECHIN, ACACETIN, BETA-EUDESMOL, BETA-SITOSTEROL, CHOLINE, ISORHAMNETIN, KAEMPFEROL, LINOLEIC-ACID, LUTEOLIN, METHIONINE, NIACIN, PROANTHOCYANIDINS, QUERCETIN, RUTIN, TANNIN, ZEAXANTHIN.

Hypocholesterolemic Activity:
(-)-EPICATECHIN, ASCORBIC-ACID, BETA-IONONE, BETA-SITOSTEROL, CALCIUM, CAMPESTEROL, CHROMIUM, COPPER, FIBER, GINKGOIC-ACID, GLUCOMANNAN, LINOLEIC-ACID, LUTEOLIN, MAGNESIUM, MUFA, OLEIC-ACID, RUTIN, STEARIC-ACID, STIGMASTEROL.

Hypotensive Activity:
ALPHA-LINOLENIC-ACID, APIGENIN, ASCORBIC-ACID, ASTRAGALIN, CALCIUM, CHOLINE, CHROMIUM, FIBER, GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC-ACID,
ISOQUERCITRIN, KAEMPFEROL, MAGNESIUM, QUERCITRIN, RUTIN, TRYPTOPHAN, ZINC.

Hypoglycemic Activity:
(-)-EPICATECHIN, ASCORBIC-ACID, BETA-SITOSTEROL, CHROMIUM, DAUCOSTEROL, MANGANESE, MYRICETIN, NIACIN, QUERCETIN, QUERCITRIN, TRYPTOPHAN.

Immunostimulant Activity:
(+)-CATECHIN, (-)-EPICATECHIN, ALPHA-LINOLENIC-ACID, ASCORBIC-ACID,
ASTRAGALI, BETA-CAROTENE, PHOSPHORU, PROTOCATECHUIC-ACID, SELENIUM, ZINC.

Insulinogenic Activity:
(-)-EPICATECHIN, CHROMIUM, MAGNESIUM, QUERCETIN, ZINC.

Inotropic Activity:
APIGENIN, KAEMPFEROL, QUERCETIN.

Neuroprotective Activity:
BILOBALIDE, GINKGOLIDE-A, GINKGOLIDE-B, GINKGOLIDES, KAEMPFEROL, QUERCETIN.

Pituitary-Stimulant Activity:
ARGININE

Roborant Activity:
ASPARTIC-ACID

Sunscreen Activity:
APIGENIN, OPCS, RUTIN.

Vasodilator Activity:
(-)-EPICATECHIN, ALPHA-LINOLENIC-ACID, APIGENIN, ARGININE, ASCORBIC-ACID, CALCIUM, FIBER, GINKGETIN, ISORHAMNETIN, KAEMPFEROL, LUTEOLIN, MAGNESIUM, MYRICETIN, NIACIN,POTASSIUM,
PROANTHOCYANIDINS, QUERCETIN, RUTIN.

Sedative Activity:
APIGENIN, BETA-EUDESMOL, GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC-ACID, NIACIN,
P-CYMENE, STIGMASTEROL, THYMOL, TRYPTOPHAN.

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