Black Mulberry (Sang Bai Pi)
Morera Negra, Sang Bai Pi, Morus nigra, Mulberry, Mûrier Noir, Purple Mulberry.
Black mulberry is a plant. The ripe berry and root bark are used to make medicine.
Black mulberry is used as a laxative and to treat runny nose (rhinitis).
Black mulberry fruit contains pectin, which might act as a laxative to help stool pass through the bowels.
Insufficient Evidence for:
Rhinitis (runny nose).
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of black mulberry for these uses.
There isn’t enough information to know whether or not black mulberry is safe.
Special Precautions & Warnings:
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of black mulberry during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Diabetes: Black mulberry might lower blood sugar. If you have diabetes, monitor your blood sugar levels closely. The dose of your diabetes medication might need to be changed.
Surgery: Black mulberry seems to lower blood sugar levels, so it might interfere with blood sugar control during and after surgery. Stop using black mulberry at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.
Moderate Interaction. Be cautious with this combination:
Medications for diabetes (Antidiabetes drugs) interacts with BLACK MULBERRY.
Black mulberry leaves might decrease blood sugar. Diabetes medications are also used to lower blood sugar. Taking black mulberry leaves along with diabetes medications might cause your blood sugar to go too low. Monitor your blood sugar closely. The dose of your diabetes medication might need to be changed.
Some medications used for diabetes include glimepiride (Amaryl), glyburide (DiaBeta, Glynase PresTab, Micronase), insulin, pioglitazone (Actos), rosiglitazone (Avandia), chlorpropamide (Diabinese), glipizide (Glucotrol), tolbutamide (Orinase), and others.