Mulberry fruits contain up to 11% of sugar, organic acids (malic, phosphoric and citric), proteins, fats, vitamins, iron. Ripe fruits contain resveratol, which is a strong natural antioxidant.
It has long been observed that ripe fruits, leaves, bark and mulberry roots are a means for treating a variety of diseases, because all parts of the plant contain many biologically active substances.
Mulberries normalize the metabolism in the body, they are useful for people who are depleted after illness. Mulberry berries are considered to be a good hematopoietic means, and the juice of them has a diaphoretic, expectorant, diuretic action, regulates the activity of the gastrointestinal tract and the cardiovascular system. Dried fruits of the mulberry tree practically do not contain water, they are similar to a dragee. Therefore, it can replace sweets, which is especially important for children. Mulberry berries are used in cooking - from them prepare fillings for pies, make vodka-tutovku, wines and soft drinks. Caloric content of mulberry - 70 kcal.