Mulberries (Morus alba) are juicy, sweet berries sourced from the fast-growing, small to medium-sized Moraceae plant, which grows between 10â€“20 m in height. While this mulberry tree has a particularly short lifespan compared to humans, there are some records of the plant lasting for 250 years!
What do mulberries taste like?
They have a good balance of tart and sweet-like flavours, and sometimes feature a hint of woody cedar or spices.
Are mulberries a superfood?
Mulberries are a superfood that offer superb levels of Iron, Vitamin C, Calcium, Antioxidants, fibre and protein. Further studies into the health benefits of mulberries have suggested that their natural compounds boost metabolism (and therefore potentially aid weight loss) as well as encourage the production of melanin in the hair, which may support those suffering with premature greying.
Is mulberry good for skin?
Yes. Mulberries boast of a range of carotenoid components, such as beta-carotene, lutein, zeaxanthin, and alpha-carotene, which are proven to support Skincare by reducing age spots and the appearance of blemishes.