The tree growing in the south is unpretentious to care for, but the fruits are difficult to transport: they easily wrinkle and quickly deteriorate. Therefore, the most delicious will be the berry just picked from the branch. This one is widespread in warm climates: in the subtropics of Eurasia, as well as in Africa and North America.
What is Red Mulberry?
It is all said about such berry as red mulberry. Mulberry cultivation began 2500 years ago. The length of each seed reaches two or three centimeters, and outwardly such berries resemble blackberries. As for the color of the fruit, it can vary from dark red to almost black.
How Does Red Mulberry Taste Like?
These berries are tasty- they are very juicy and boast an excellent sweet and sour or slightly sweetish aftertaste. Red mulberries are most often consumed fresh. In addition, wonderful jams and juices are made from them, and they are also frozen or dried.
The nutritional value of red mulberry is 43 kcal per 100 grams, 9.8 grams of carbs, 0.39 grams of fat, 1.44 grams of protein. Mulberry helps to strengthen the immune system and bone tissue, improve metabolism in the body and slow down the aging process.
Mulberry relieves swelling well. It is useful for people with heart and kidney diseases in which fluid retention occurs in the body. Also, berries contain a lot of dietary fiber, which improves digestion.
In addition, berries contain a large number of carbohydrates, which quickly provide the body with energy with increased physical activity. Mulberry also has anti-inflammatory effects.
Red mulberry saturates the body with vitamins, which are so important for active growth. Red mulberry rarely causes allergies, so it can be gradually introduced into the diet of children from the moment of the manifestation of food interest.
Red mulberry is often used medicinally as a cough suppressant. Often it is included in the composition of drugs to regulate the intestines. Berries are recommended to be consumed during vitamin deficiency – their rich composition is able to compensate for the lack of vitamins.
Red mulberry juice and infusion also have antibacterial and antiseptic properties. They’re used to treat stomatitis, periodontal disease, ulcers, and throat infections by rinsing the mouth.
Red mulberry leaf extract in cosmetics can provide a healthy, radiant complexion and protect it from premature aging. First of all, mulberry extracts are indicated for the fight against age spots of any nature (melasma, freckles, ultraviolet damage, etc.). And this ingredient is ideal for aging skincare.
Desserts, pies, preserves, compotes, jam, pastille, sorbet, fillings for dumplings and pies are all made with red mulberries. It’s also employed in the production of alcoholic beverages as a raw material.
Red mulberry is a very tasty, healthy, and sweet berry. Everyone loves to feast on this berry. It will be useful in all spheres of life as medicine, cosmetology, or just cooking. It will help you with keeping your body young and your health strong