Milena Połumackanycz, Agnieszka Viapiana, Marek Wesołowski

Skład chemiczny i właściwości biologiczne morwy białej (Morus alba L.)

Chemical composition and biological activities of white mulberry (Morus alba L.)

White mulberry is a rich source of bioactive compounds for health benefits. For this reason, the aim of this work was to give the basic information on botanical taxonomy of plants from the Moraceae family and general characterization of secondary metabolites occurring in this medicinal plant. Moreover, the wide range of medical application of this herb, such as anti-oxidative, anti-diabetic, anti-obesity and many other biological activities has also been characterized in this paper.

Keywords: mulberry, chemical composition, biological activities.

© Farm Pol, 2018, 74(10): 581-586