English name: Mulberry
Malay name: Mulberi
Chinese name: 桑树

“Natural anti-oxidant booster”

Botanical name: Morus
Family: Moraceae

Description: Small to medium sized shrubs or trees that produce small green-yellow flowers in dense spikes and an oval aggregate fruit.


  • digestive health
  • blood circulation
  • rich with antioxidant
  • boost heart health
  • boost metabolism

Preparation and dosage:


  • eaten as fresh fruit
  • used as fillings for tarts and pies
  • used to make jams and jellies
  • natural food colouring
  • food source for silk worms

Warning: The Poisonous Plants of North Carolina database lists both the North American native Morus rubra (red mulberry) and the introduced Morus alba (white mulberry) as mildly toxic. The toxic parts are the unripe berries and the white sap from any part. The symptoms are hallucinations and stomach upset.

Tree bark

  • Make into paper