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Sang Ye (White Mulberry Leaf)

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Cold Sang Ye (Folium Mori Albae)
Sweet, Bitter, Cold
Folium Mori Albae
Tone Marks:
sāng yè


  • Disperses Wind and Heat
    Used when Wind-Heat affects the Lungs, causing either a dry cough or expectoration of thick, yellow sputum. Also for headache, sore throat, and fever.
  • Clears Heat in the Liver Channel
    For eye problems from heat in the Liver Channel or Liver Yin Deficiency.
  • Cools Blood and Stops Bleeding
    For mild cases of vomiting with Blood.

Contraindications and Cautions

  • Caution in cases of cold in the lungs, or lung qi Deficiency.

Herb-Drug Interactions

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Toxicity and Overdose

  • This section is being researched, and is not completed.


  • 4.5-15 grams. Use as an external wash for eye problems.
  • Part used: leaf.

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas: