AHPA updates white mulberry leaf entry in online Botanical Safety Handbook
The updated entry contains references to the following additional information:
- A “Food Use” section documenting historical use of white mulberry leaf as a food
- Several human clinical trials in which adverse event reporting was performed
- A case report of a single death attributed to consumption of white mulberry leaf
- Numerous human and animal pharmacology studies evaluating the effect of white mulberry on glucose modulation
- Additional references for acute and subchronic toxicity, as well as new information on cytotoxicity and genotoxicity
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