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Jambul Fruit Health Benefits

The Jambul or Jamun tree is native to India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Indonesia. However it is now being grown in Surinam, Trinidad and Tobago. It was introduced in Florida, USA in 1911.

 

Fruits are low in calories and fat and are a source of simple sugars, fiber, and vitamins, which are essential for optimizing our health.

 

Fruit’s health benefiting properties are because of their richness in vitamins, minerals, micro-nutrients, anti-oxidants, which helps the body prevent or at least prolong the natural changes of aging by protecting and rejuvenating cells, tissues and organs.

 

The wood is used for making cheap furniture, railway sleepers and as a foundation to install motors in wells as the wood is not only strong but withstands moisture as well. It is also used to make agricultural equipments.

 

Jambul is very good to treat Gout. Boil the bark well in water till the water thickens.

 

Cool and apply this watery paste on the affected part to relieve pain and inflammation.

 

To remove body weakness, treat anaemia, increase memory and remove sexual weakness, take 1 tsp each of jamun juice, honey and amla juice everyday in the morning.

 

The fruit also has healthy amount of nutrients like calcium, iron, potassium and Vitamin C making it great for your body’s immunity and bone strength.

 

Besides jamun, you can eat these foods to improve your immunity without spending too much. 

 

Leaves of the jamun tree are great for your digestive system and oral health.

 

The leaves have been traditionally used in Ayurvedic medicine to treat diarrhoea and ulcers.

 

They also have anti-bacterial properties which makes them an ingredient in many medicines for treating oral health problems. 

 

The extracts of the bark, seeds and leaves are used for the treatment of diabetes. The fruit is also considered to be stomachic, carminative, anti scorbutic and diuretic.

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