Mulberry leaf capsules

valerian-root-capsules1Mulberry leaf capsules has been used in traditionally by Chinese and Ayurveda medicine for centuries. However, in recent years, this capsule has gained the attention of the public due to its health benefits specifically in regulating carbohydrates and glucoses metabolisms. This capsule also has some components that have shown to have anti-cancer benefits. So does mulberry leaf capsules really work? Moreover, if so then what are its benefits and does it have some side effects? In this article we are going to review this capsule to help you know what is it all about so that you make an informed decision on whether to use it or not.

What is mulberry leaf capsule?

Mulberry leaf capsule is actually a capsule that comes from a medium sized shrub that has been used for centuries by Chinese and Indians to treat diseases such as blood pressure and diabetes. Scientific studies that has been conducted on this natural herb have confirmed that indeed it has some health benefits.

How does it work?

The chemical present in mulberry leaf capsule helps in breaking sugar component of the gut so that it can easily be absorbed in the body. Because of this reason, this capsules is used for treating type 2 diabetes. This capsule also contains antibacterial, antioxidants properties that helps to treat inflammation and other health conditions such as arthritis.

Health benefits of mulberry leaf capsules:

  1. Used in diabetes treatment. Several clinical studies that have been conducted on this supplements have found out that it has some ingredient that helps in treatment of diabetes. The leaves of the herb that this capsule is derived from can help lower blood sugar level in type 2 diabetes. Traditionally the Chinese people use the root of mulberry herb to treat diabetes. The mulberry herb has been studies extensively in virtuous laboratories using chronic diabetic rats. In fact, a study reviled that taking this capsule for a period of 4 weeks can help reduce blood sugar from rising.
  2. Help to lower cholesterol level. In a study conducted, it was observed that this supplement can help reduce LDL cholesterol level by up to 23%. The study also found out that this supplement could also increase the HDL levels by 18%. Another study showed that this capsule can help to restore vascular reactivity in animals.

Side effects:

  1. Allergic reactions. Some people who have used this supplements has reported to have experienced allergic reactions specifically skin irritation. Other types of allergic reaction that people have reported include swelling, hives and wheezing.
  2. Kidney issues. Mulberry leaf capsules are rich in potassium. People with kidney problems often have excess potassium in their bodies. Therefore, this supplement is not recommend for people who are suffering from kidney related problems because it may cause more complications.
  3. Liver issues. It is not yet clear as to whether mulberry leaf capsules can protect or destroy the liver cells. However, a study conducted by an independent institution found out that frequent use of this capsule can cause liver damage.

In conclusion, as discussed above, mulberry leaf capsules has both its pros and cons. Before you use these capsules, ensure that you consult your doctor first so as to be sure as to whether the capsules will help you or not.