MULBERRY: A MEDICINAL ACTIVITY
Akshata K. Pujari*, Shweta R. Devkar, Shirish S. Patil
Mulberry is the chief food plant for silkworm further mulberry is also having many active chemical components.
Mulberry has got high medicinal value which can be used as medicinally important entity. At present, consumption
of herbal and natural medicines is more popular than synthetic drugs due to no toxic effect. India is the second
largest producer of silk in the world. So, Mulberry is widely cultivated in Maharashtra. The review reveals the wide
range of important Pharmacological uses of mulberry including medicinal properties like anti-diabetic, anti-oxidant,
lipid lowering, anticancer.
Keywords: Mulberry, Morusalba, Flavonoids, Diabetes Mellitus.
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