Sang Ye – Mulberry Leaf – Folium Mori

Sang Ye

English Name: mulberry leaf

Pharmaceutical Name: Folium Mori

Medica Category: Wind-Heat relieving Herbs

Properties: Sang Ye enters the Lung and Liver channels; it si bitter and sweet in nature and cold in temperature.

What is Sang Ye?:

The Chinese Herb Sang Ye is the dried, unprocessed leaf of the mulberry tree (Morus alba L.)

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Therapeutic Actions of Sang Ye:

Sang Ye dispels wind heat and is most commonly used to treat cough that accompanies wind heat conditions.

Sang Ye moistens the Lung and clears Lung Heat for cases of cough with little or no production accompanied by dry mouth and throat.

Sang Ye enters the Liver channel as well and is used to clear heat from that channel and brighten the eyes as well (i.e. treat floaters, blurriness, and general difficulty seeing accompanied by redness, dryness, and/or itching).