Mulberry Twig

Source Mulberry Twig is the dried branch of Morus alba L., (Fam. Moraceae.)

Producing Areas Jiangsu, Henan and Shangdong, etc.

Properties Bitter, Sweet, Slightly Cold

Channels Liver


  • Treats wind-dampness in Bi syndrome associated with painful joints
    Dispels wind, opens channels and benefits the joints.
  • Relieves post-stroke conditions such as numbness of limbs and deviation in mouth and eyes
    Also for muscle aches with heat in the upper extremities or hemiplegia or apoplexy.
  • Promotes diuresis, reduces swelling and edema
    For edema and dysuria with pain in limbs and joints by regulating the water passages.
  • Treats traumatic injuries with swellings
  • Reduces blood pressure

Usage and Dosage
9-15 g is used in decoction for oral use.
Also for external use.

Keep in a dry place.

Description of Quality Herb
The good one is tender, slender and even, with yellowish white core.

Professional Tips

Identifying Sangzhi and Guizhi (Ramulus Cinnmomi):

Similarities: Both can dredge the channels, and treat Bi-syndrome of wind-dampness type in the upper part of the body.

Differences: Sangzhi is for heat-syndrome of wind-dampness type Guizhi tends to treat cold-Bi-syndrome