Forget the Ecinacea. Drink a Mulberry leaf!

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  1. Michaelangelica

    Michaelangelica Junior Member

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    Mulberries leaves are usually a lot more plentiful than Ecinacea leaves.
    A recent research paper says an alcoholic extract of the leaves enhances the (mouse) immune system.
    Mulberry was shown to enhance the antibodies in the blood, and to increase the number of good "wee beasties" that eat the bad wee beasties in the body--at least of mice.


    They talk about Morus alba the white Mulberry(s).
    So eat the silkworms and harvest the leaves in Vodka for the winter!.
    Have you had your Pig Flu shot yet?
    No, I thought not!
    Tsk tsk.



    in mice.
     
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    With or without the mulberry leaves MA the vodka sounds good LOL but seriously folks the cows do really go for them - even dried up ones in a corner so they must have something going for them
     
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    How do you know that it wasn't the vodka that did the work? Anything steeped in alcohol works for me. I think I might try Nicabate actually. The add says you "stay calm and in control". Sounds good to me. Please don't tell me it only works if I smoke first.....
     
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    Mulberry leaves are excellent fodder for goats and in some parts of the world are the main fodder used for them. For that reason we have planted 18 trees so I guess its time to try them for ourselves as well !!

    frosty
     
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    Did they give a recipe?
     
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    Take a galss of vodka and drink it - then take oh I dunno heaps of mulberry leaves and another swig of vodoka and stuff the leaves into sumfin and oh bugger it drink the rest of the vod........
     
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    If you want to make a tincture of mulberry leaves, then fill a jar with fresh leaves and fill the jar again with a high percentage vodka. Leave 6 weeks or longer, decant, and you have you medicine. However I wouldn't actually ingest that until I'd done some research, especially to see if there is traditional use. I'm not a mouse after all.

    That research is done on a drug btw, not a herbal medicine.
     

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