How to Prepare Mulberry Tea
You can take 1 gram of the powdered mulberry tea dissolved in hot water, three times a day for 4 weeks. After this period, your blood sugar levels will decrease by 27%.
Mulberry Tea Side Effects and Benefits
Mulberry is a tree and the fruit can be eaten cooked or raw. The leaves can be powdered and are commonly used for medicinal purposes. Although there are no scientific evidence to support its healing quality, it is known to have benefits to several conditions which include:
- High blood pressure
- Common cold
- High cholesterol levels
- Muscle and joint pains
- Sore throat
- Hair loss and premature graying
- Dizziness and ringing in the ears
White mulberry can be found in China and can be grown in the Philippine climate. During colonial times, it was introduced and bartered to other countries as a way to establish a silk industry.
Recently, it became known as very beneficial in treating diabetes, especially when prepared as tea. it Some chemicals found in white mulberry may work the same way as the medicine that is used for treating diabetes.
These chemicals are thought to slowly break down the sugars in the stomach for slower and more effective absorption of sugars into the blood. This help stabilize the blood glucose level. Still, the effectiveness of the herb and possible mulberry tea side effects are not yet confirmed by scientific studies.
Mulberry Tea Side Effects
There are several studies on possible mulberry tea side effects, however, they are not too many. For the most part, the studies showed that mulberry tea is safe to consume and there are no mulberry tea side effects observed in people who consumed the powdered leaf by mouth for up to five weeks.