What is mulberry tea?

Before talking about the mulberry bark tea, we must first talk about the mulberry bark. The mulberry bark is a plant of the moraceae family, and the mulberry bark is the dry bark and root of this plant; the mulberry bark is a kind of This kind of Chinese medicine has other names, such as mulberry root white bark, mulberry root root and so on. Although the names are different, they are actually the same. This kind of plant is generally found in the south of the Yangtze River, such as Zhejiang and Jiangsu. ;So, what exactly is Mulberry tea?

What is mulberry tea?

Baipi Sangbaipi tea is from “Behind the Elbow”, and 30 grams of mulberry bark is brewed in boiling water. It has the function of reducing water and swelling, reducing lung and asthma. Indications: ①Swelling of face or limbs, unfavorable urination, syndrome differentiation of waterway failure, water retention, such as acute nephritis. ②Lung-heat cough, or even shortness of breath, skin steaming, and swelling of the eyes.

[Preparation method]First, gently scrape off a layer of mulberry bark, wash, and cut into fine pieces. Use 30 grams each time, put it in a thermos, brew an appropriate amount with boiling water, cover for 15 minutes, and drink frequently instead of tea. One dose daily.

【Troubleshooting】Use with caution for those with lung deficiency and excessive urination.

[Notes]This product is the moraceae plant mulberry, with the root bark removed from the cork. It is also known as mulberry root white bark and white mulberry bark. It has a sweet and cold nature and is non-toxic. Gas edema, main injury and extinction, diuresis, hydration, fatigue, heat, headache, insufficient internal supplementation.” Pharmacological experimental studies have shown that Sangbaipi decoction has obvious diuretic effect within 6 hours after oral administration, and recovery in 7-24 hours normal.

“Commonly used Chinese herbal medicines in Shanghai” uses mulberry bark with winter melon kernels and Tinglizi to treat unfavorable urination and swelling of the face. Sunburn has the effect of purging lungs and relieving asthma. For example, “Pediatric Medicine Syndrome Straight Formula” uses Sangbaipi to clear lung heat, relieve cough and relieve asthma, and treat symptoms such as cough and shortness of breath in the late stage of lung heat. In modern times, it is often used in the elderly with cough, asthma, and difficulty in urination. And this product is mixed with wolfberry fruit, which can cure diabetes. It is recorded for reference.

Antihypertensive effect. The alcohol extract of Morus alba bark is 5-6mg/kg. The duodenum administration of anesthetized rabbits and dogs can make the animal’s blood pressure drop significantly and lastingly. Oral administration of 20g/kg to animals with experimental renal hypertension can also have a significant antihypertensive effect. Cut off the vagus nerves on both sides or cut off the spinal cord at the 5th to 6th cervical vertebrae, and its antihypertensive effect remains unchanged.

When the extract of mulberry bark with ether, hot water or warm methanol, subcutaneous injection of 1g (crude medicine)/kg into rabbits, the blood pressure can drop by 2~3.3kPa. The melting point (decomposition) of a substance extracted from mulberry bark is 144℃. When 10mg/kg is injected intravenously to rabbits, the blood pressure drops immediately and the cervical vagus nerve or cervical spine is cut off. This effect still exists, so it is inferred that the extract may be Acetylcholine-like substance.

Morus alba extract can inhibit the isolated frog’s heart and excite the isolated rabbit intestines, and the blood pressure lowering effect can be countered by atropine. It is suggested that this kind of antihypertensive inhibition may be caused by the inhibition of the vascular movement center, and the antihypertensive at the same time seems to increase the renal blood flow. Sanggenone isolated from mulberry bark can significantly lower blood pressure when intravenously injected into rabbits. Cyclomulusin and mulberry furan C have lowering blood pressure.

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