Mulberries grow wild in many parts of the world. People in China use mulberries to feed silkworms and cattle. Humans love the fruit and make tea with the leaves and stems. Its earthy aroma and distinguished taste make the Mulberry Leaf Tea stand out among its counterparts.
- Origin: China
- Flavor: Earthy and fresh
Quantity: 28 g (1 oz)
Temperature: 195°F - 205°F
- Caffeine: Naturally caffeine free
Health Benefits of Mulberry Leaf Tea
Mulberry leaf tea nourishes yin energy and increases the production of blood. It also enriches body fluids and moisturizes the body. It’s great for treating dry stools and rapid hair loss.
Additional benefits of mulberry leaf tea include:
- Lowering blood sugar
- Boosting immunity
- Acting as an anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory agent
- Strengthens the liver and eyes (treats conjunctivitis)
If you have a cold and weak stomach and digestive system, indicated by often having loose stools, you should use mulberry leaf with caution.
How to Brew
Measure out ¼ to 1 tsp (about 3-6 grams) of mulberry leaf tea. Rinse the leaves and soak for 30 minutes. Discard the water. Bring fresh water to 195-205°F. Poor a small amount over the loose leaves in your brewing vessel and then discard the water. Fill the brewing vessel again and let the leaves steep for 30-60 seconds.
Note: Check with your health provider if you have health issues or questions about drinking the tea. We do not offer this information as guidance or advice for your situation.