Sang Ye


Sang Ye in TCM:

Explore the properties of Sang Ye according to Chinese
Nutrition and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM):

English Name: Mulberry Leaf
Pharmacuetical Name: Folium Mori
Properties: bitter, sweet, cold

Temperature: cold

Channels: LU, LV

Flavors: sweet, bitter

Special Properties:
circulates blood, clears heat, disperses wind, stops bleeding, resolves dryness

Actions / Indications:
  • Dispels Wind Heat (W/H with fever and cough, headache, sore throat)
  • Clears Heat from LU; Moistens Dryness (LU and throat dryness with cough, coughing blood)
  • Subdues LV Yang, Clears LV and brightens eyes (headache; dizziness; blurry vision d/t LYR or Liver Fire)
  • Cools blood, stop bleeding (for mild cases of hematemesis or epistaxis due to blood heat)
  • (note: can use as an external wash for eye problems)

    Special Notes:
  • Often paired with Ju Hua to treat wind heat with cough.
  • One text Sang Ye stimulates hair growth.