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|Common name||White Mulberry, Silkworm Mulberry|
|Therapeutic uses||The leaves are antibacterial, astringent, diaphoretic, hypoglycaemic, odontalgic and ophthalmic. They are taken internally in the treatment of colds, influenza, eye infections and nosebleeds. A tincture of the bark is used to relieve toothache. The fruit has a tonic effect on kidney energy. It is used in the treatment of urinary incontinence, dizziness, tinnitus, insomnia due to anaemia, neurasthenia, hypertension, diabetes, premature greying of the hair and constipation in the elderly. The root bark of Morus alba (Moraceae) has been used as a traditional medicine in Asian countries and exhibits antibacterial activity against food poisoning micro-organisms.|
|Germination||Sow seed on the surface of the soil, tamp soil, mulch seed bed and cover seedbed with shade.
If you sow unstratified seeds in Spring, germination will occur the next spring.
|Scarification / Stratification||Scarification: Soak in water for 24 hours, change water each day, repeat process daily for 4 days.
Stratification: Cold stratify for 90 days.
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