Black mulberry

Black mulberry

Black Mulberry (Sang Bai Pi)

Other Names:

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).
Other conditions.
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.


Vitamin Supplement Ingredients

Please Note:

Tell all your health care providers about any complementary health practices you use. Give them a full picture of what you do to manage your health. This will help ensure coordinated and safe care.


The information presented is believed to be accurate, however, the publisher accepts no responsibility for the accuracy of the information provided, and the reader assumes all risk for its use. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These products are not meant to diagnose‚ treat or cure any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before starting any exercise or nutritional supplement program or before using these or any product during pregnancy or if you have a serious medical condition.