Mulberry Twigs (Sangzhi)
Morus alba L.
branch, Mulberry twigs
Source of Earliest Record:
Part Used & Method for Pharmaceutical Preparations:
tender branches are gathered at the end of spring or the beginning of
summer; then they are dried in the sun and cut into slices.
Properties and Taste:
Bitter and neutral
To dispel wind and dampness To clear the collaterals
Indications and Combinations:
obstruction syndrome manifested as rheumatic pain and spasm of the limbs.
or with Tetrandra root (Fangji), Chaenomeles fruit (Mugua) and Chinese
This herb should be used cautiously in cases with deficient yin