Morus alba – Famine Foods

Morus alba


China: flowers, leaves and fruit eaten.Bark can be roasted and ground into an edible flour. Manchuria (eastern forests): leaves and fruit eaten.

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Chemical composition (leaves): Ash = 10% (very rich in lime). Small amount of Vitamin C. Much carbohydrate. Also contains tannin, carotene, fat, and nitrogenous matter.

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