Mulberry is a tall tree that belongs to the Mulberry family. This plant is medicinal and has found wide application in traditional medicine.
Excellent results of treatment shows mulberry with diabetes.
The composition of all parts of the plant includes a large amount of vitamins belonging to group B. Especially in the composition of mulberry vitamins B1 and B2.
These biologically active substances are actively involved in the reactions of carbohydrate metabolism. B vitamins activate glucose uptake by body tissue cells.
Vitamins of this group do not affect the process of synthesizing beta cells of the pancreas hormone insulin.
For this reason, the use of drugs prepared on the basis of mulberry, is effective only in type 2 diabetes.
The composition of mulberry revealed the presence of a large number of the following compounds:
- vitamin B1;
- vitamin B2;
- vitamin b3;
- ascorbic acid and many others.
Vitamin B1 (thiamine) is one of the components in the composition of enzymes. Which are responsible for the implementation of the regulation of carbohydrate metabolism, are involved in the processes that ensure the normal functioning of the central and peripheral nervous system.
Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) as well as thiamine is actively involved in ensuring the normal course of carbohydrate metabolism. The introduction into the patient's body of an additional dose of this vitamin leads to a significant decrease in the level of sugars in the blood plasma.
Vitamin B3, which is found in the leaves and fruits of mulberry, is involved in the processes that regulate the lumen of blood vessels and improve blood circulation in the body. The introduction of an additional dose of this vitamin into the human body contributes to an increase in the internal lumen of the vessels.
Ascorbic acid helps to strengthen the vascular wall.
The introduction into the body of additional doses of these compounds is an excellent prevention of the development of vascular diseases that accompany the progression of diabetes.
The use of mulberry fruits in diabetes allows you to fill in the body the lack of these biologically active chemical compounds.
The use of mulberry in the fight against diabetes
The anti-diabetic effect of mulberry on the patient's body is primarily due to the high content of riboflavin in it, which is Vitamin B2.
Mulberry is used to fight against diabetes both fresh and dried.
The bark of the tree after its harvesting and drying retains its healing properties for three years.
Harvested and dried leaves, flowers and fruits of mulberry preserve their medicinal properties for two years.
Kidneys plants collected and dried accordingly experts in the field of traditional medicine recommend storing for no more than one year.
In traditional medicine, in addition to these parts of the plant, such components as plant sap and its root have found wide application in the treatment of diabetes of the second type.
There are two main types of mulberry - white and black. White mulberry is less sweet. However, the organic acids in its composition contribute to a more complete absorption of vitamins and other biologically active chemical compounds that are in the composition of mulberry. In addition, white mulberry helps to normalize the functioning of the digestive system and increases the protective functions of the body.
Despite the fact that mulberry has a beneficial effect on the body when it is used, drugs with the use of extracts and components of mulberry today is not made. Mulberry is used only as a main or additional component in the preparation of medicines of traditional medicine.
The use of mulberry in diabetes allows not only to therapeutically affect the body in the treatment of type 2 diabetes, but also to diversify the menu of patients suffering from this disease.
Preparation of infusion and decoction of mulberry leaves for the treatment of diabetes
The mechanism of development of type 2 diabetes is such that it can be successfully controlled using popular recipes, in which one of the components of the drug is a mulberry leaf.
For the treatment of type 2 diabetes, infusions and powder made from mulberry leaves are used.
For the preparation of medicinal infusion of silk leaves, you can use both dried and fresh leaves of the plant.
For the preparation of medicines in the form of infusion will need:
- fresh leaves of a mulberry tree - 20 grams;
- pure water in a volume of 300 ml.
The preparation of the infusion is carried out according to the following technology:
- The leaves of the plant are washed and crushed with a table knife.
- Water is brought to a boil.
- Leaves, crushed with a knife, poured boiling water.
- On low heat, the infusion is boiled for five minutes.
- Boil the remedy removed from the heat and insist for two hours.
- This tool is filtered through several layers of gauze.
- The resulting infusion, if necessary, should be diluted with boiled water to achieve a volume of 300 ml.
The infusion of mulberry leaves from diabetes mellitus obtained according to this recipe should be taken orally 100 ml three times a day before eating.
An excellent means of lowering the level of sugar in the body is a decoction obtained from young branches and shoots of the plant. For the preparation of such a broth you need to use the twigs and young shoots 2 cm long, dried in a dark ventilated room.
To prepare the broth, you will need 3-4 sprigs of finished raw materials, pour two glasses of water and boil in a metal dish for 10 minutes. Ready decoction is taken within a day.
Powder of buds and leaves of mulberry in the treatment of diabetes
An effective remedy for diabetes of the second type can be prepared from the buds and leaves of a mulberry tree.
For this purpose, you need to collect the required number of leaves and buds of the plant, after which they need to be dried.
The drug is prepared in powder form.
The preparation of the powder for treatment is as follows:
- The collected leaves and buds of the mulberry tree are dried in a ventilated room, protected from direct sunlight.
- Dried vegetable raw materials frayed hands.
- Hands rubbed leaves and buds are ground into powder using a coffee grinder.
The powder is used in the preparation of various dishes, both the first and second. A patient suffering from type 2 diabetes should use this powder at each meal. The amount of medicinal powder consumed per day for patients with non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus should be 1-1.5 teaspoons.
Phytotherapy in case of diabetes mellitus type 2, by consuming the powder from the leaves and kidneys of mulberry, allows to fill the body with a deficiency of B vitamins, which makes it possible to effectively control the sugar level in the blood plasma of a person suffering from diabetes. The video in this article will tell you more about how to use mulberry.