Do You Know? Mulberry, the Favorite Leaves of Silkworms

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Do you know mulberry fruit?  Ripe mulberry fruit is purplish-red in color and tastes sweet and fresh.  Behind the sweet taste, this fruit has many benefits. Want to know?

  • This mulberry is easy to grow in various climates, both in tropical and subtropical countries.
  • Mulberry trees can grow 10-20 meters high.
  • There are many mulberries, some of which have black, purple, pink, red, and white fruit.
  • Mulberry fruit contains iron, calcium, vitamins A, C, E, and K, fiber, and other nutrients that are very beneficial for the health of our bodies.
  • Mulberry fruit is also used as a traditional medicine to prevent flu, high blood pressure, asthma, diabetes, and red blood cell deficiency, and to avoid eye damage.
  • Mulberry fruit can also prevent cancer, maintain bone health, slow aging, and improve digestion.
  • Besides being eaten directly, mulberry fruit is also delicious as juice, sweets, and jam.
  • Mulberry leaves are also beneficial.  Mulberry leaves can be made into mulberry tea to reduce rheumatic pain, bloating, and gout.
  • White mulberry leaves are the favorite food of silkworms.  Ssstt… before becoming a cocoon, the silkworm will eat as many mulberries leaves as possible.
  • White mulberry comes from the northern region of mainland China.  In China, white mulberry has been grown for thousands of years as food for silkworms in silk cloth factories.

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