Morus nigra Linn.

Primary Characteristics

Primary Characteristics

Morus nigra Linn. is aslo known as Morus laevigata Wall. ex Brandis, belongs to Moraceae, Urticaceae, family.
The Arabic Names for this herb are Tut Sameeni, Tut Siyah.
The English Name for this herb is Mulberry.
The Urdu Names for this herb are Shahtut, Tut.

Pharmacological Actions

The pharmacological Actions of Morus nigra Linn. are Anthelmintic, Anti-bacterial, Anti-bilious, Anti-inflammatory, Astringent, Chest Tonic, Concoctive, Demulcent, Deobstruent, Diaphoretic, Emollient, Expectorant, Febrifuge, Hepatoprotective, Laxative, Nutritive, Purgative, Refrigerant, Repercussive, Resolvent, Restorative, Tonic.


  • Appetizer
  • Blood Tonic
  • Slightly Laxative

  • Root:
  • Purgative

  • Indications

    The Indications of Morus nigra Linn. are Glossitis, Stomatitis, Otitis, Thirst, Biliousness.

    The Indication of Seeds of Morus nigra Linn. is Cracked Soles.

    The Indications of Leaves of Morus nigra Linn. are Bed Sores, Toothache.

    The Indications of Fruit of Morus nigra Linn. are General Weakness, Lumbago, Micturition, Small Pox, Diphtheria, General Debility, Stomatitis, Sore Throat, Diarrhoea, Ulcerated Intestines, Tongue Sores, Sexual Weakness, Pharynx Inflammation, Laryngeal Inflammation, Tonsillitis.

    The Indications of Root of Morus nigra Linn. are Tape Worms, Constipation.

    The Indications of Decoction (leaves) of Morus nigra Linn. are Scabies, Laryngitis, Pharyngitis, Throat Inflammation.

    The Indication of Decoction (root) of Morus nigra Linn. is Intestinal Worms.

    No Contra Indication information is available for Morus nigra Linn..


    The Temperament of Morus nigra Linn. is Cold and moist.

    Available Brands

    BrandManufacturer/Mnf. Representative
    SHARBAT TOOT SIYAHHamdard laboratories Waqf Pakistan
    SUALINHamdard laboratories Waqf Pakistan

    Compound Preparations

    Morus nigra Linn. is used in the preparation of Rub-e-Toot Siyah, Sherbet Toot-Siyah compounds.


    Whole HerbN/A
    Extract12.000ml - 36.000ml
    Fruit60.000g - 120.000gN/A
    Juice24.000ml - 60.000ml

    Herb's Description

    Morus nigra Linn.. A monoecious to occasionally dioecious shrub or moderate sized tree up to 3.0 m high and 1.8 m in girth. Bark dark greyish brown, rough, with vertical fissures, leaves very variable, ovate or broadly ovate, serrate or crenate-serrate, often deeply lobed; flowers inconspicuous, greenish, male spikes laxflowered, broadly cylindrical or ovoid, female spikes ovoid, pedunculate; fruit a syncarp consisting of many drupes enclosed in fleshy perianth, ovoid or sub-globose up to 5.0 cm long, white to pinkish-white, purple or dark purple to black

    Taste Odor & Occurrence

    Occurence: It occurs in Afghanistan, China, India, Iran, Kashmir, Pakistan.. It can be propagated artificially by seeds or cuttings.
    Odor: The odor of Fruit of Morus nigra Linn. is Fragrant
    Fruit: Sour,Sweet


    No information regarding Morus nigra Linn.'s substitute is currently available.

    Active Constituents

    Morus nigra Linn.'s Active constituents:


    No information regarding Morus nigra Linn.'s antidot is currently available.

    Warning & Precautions

    Excessive use may produce adverse effects in individuals with chest and nervous diseases.


    Currently no Toxicity information is available for Morus nigra Linn.. (work in progress)