Benefits of Jamun -The Indian Blackberry

Nutrients in Jamun or Jambul(Tree of Jambu)

 

Jamun on Tree

  • The stem & bark contains tannin, gallic acid, resin, phytosterols.
  • The seed contains the glycoside, jamboline, gallic acid and essential oils.
  • The leaves contain essential oils and  flower contains terpenoids.
  • The ripe fruit contains Glucose & Fructose which are the major forms of sugar. They contains Vitamins C & A, riboflavin, iron, folic acid,nicotinic acid, maleic acid, potassium, sodium,calcium,  manganese, zinc,phosphorus and choline. Anthocyanins make them antioxidant.

Nutritional Levels of Fruit

Jamun,Java Plum, raw

Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy
251 kJ (60 kcal)
Carbohydrates
15.56 g
Fat
0.23 g
Protein
0.72 g
Water
83.13 g
Vitamin A
3 IU
Thiamine (vit. B1)
0.006 mg (1%)
Riboflavin (vit. B2)
0.012 mg (1%)
Niacin (vit. B3)
0.260 mg (2%)
Pantothenic acid (B5)
0.160 mg (3%)
Vitamin B6
0.038 mg (3%)
Vitamin C
14.3 mg (17%)
Calcium
19 mg (2%)
Iron
0.19 mg (1%)
Magnesium
15 mg (4%)
Phosphorus
17 mg (2%)
Potassium
79 mg (2%)
Sodium
14 mg (1%)

  Some Health Benefits Of Jamun Fruit In General

  • It is digestive and activates the liver and spleen.
  • It is a good remedy for urinary diseases & diabetes.
  • Regulates heartbeat.
  • Purifies blood, cures anemia and stops skin eruptions.
  • Stops diarrhea & dysentery.
  • Relieves throat affections and other respiratory diseases.
  • Removes worms.
  • Vinegar made from the fruit gives relief in colitis, indigestion, stomach diseases. It relieves gas and improves digestive power.
  • It breaks renal stones.

Health Healing Jamun

“Some Specific Uses Of Jamun (Jambul) For Healing”

DIABETES

  • Eat jamun daily.
  • Boil 250 gms of the fruit in 500 ml water till they are soft. When cool crush the fruit in the water. Strain and drink 3 times daily.
  • Mix 1/2 tsp powdered seeds with 1 tsp honey once daily in the evening.

BED WETTING IN CHILDREN

  • Give 1 tsp ground seeds to the child with water.

NIGHTFALL

  • Take 4 gms seed powder twice a day with water, in the morning and in the evening.

BLOODY DYSENTERY

  • Take 20 gms powdered seeds. Mix in 1/2 cup water and drink twice a day.
  • Add 10 gms bark in 500 ml water. Boil till it reduces to 1/4 th. Strain and cool. Take 20-25 ml of this 3 times a day.

DIARRHEA

  • Take 2 leaves (they should neither be tender nor too thick). Grind them, add a little rock salt and make a pill. Take a pill each in the morning and evening.
    It relieves immediately.

HOARSENESS

  • Grind some seeds. Add just enough honey to make pills. Suck 2 pills 3 -4 times a day.
    It relieves all problems associated with the voice. This remedy is very good for speakers and singers.

DENTAL & GUM INFECTIONS

  • Mix ash of jamun leaves and ash of almond shells. Add a little peppermint to make an excellent tooth powder which not only cleans teeth but stops bleeding and relieves gum infections.
  • Rub ash of leaves on the teeth and gums. It stops bleeding and makes the teeth strong.
    If you suffer from pyorrhea wash the mouth with a mouthful of jamun juice.

RINGWORM

  • Diluted juice when applied on the ringworm affected area cures it.

EXCESSIVE URINATION

  • The powdered seeds give relief from this problem.

CONJUNCTIVITIS

  • Boil 15-20 tender leaves in 400 ml water till it gets reduced to 100 ml. Cool and wash the eyes with this decoction.

THROAT PROBLEMS

  • Drink 10-15 ml juice for relief.

BLEEDING PILES

  • Grind some tender leaves to make 20 ml juice.Add some sugar to it. Take 3 such doses everyday for relief.
  • Grind 10 gms leaves. Add to 250 ml cow’s milk. Stir well and take 3 doses of this everyday for 1 week. It stops bleeding.

BLOODY DIARRHEA

  • Mix 2-3 gms of powdered bark with 2 tsp honey. Add to milk and drink.

GAS & BLOATED STOMACH

  • Take 10 ml of jamun vinegar for relief in water.

VOMITING

  • Add a few pieces of mango & jamun to 500 ml water. Boil till the water reduces to 1/4 th. Cool and drink about 10 ml to stop vomiting.

ENLARGED LIVER, SPLEEN & OTHER LIVER PROBLEMS

  • Drink 2 tsp jamun vinegar daily.

RENAL STONE

  • Eat the fruit.
  • To 10 ml juice add some rock salt. Take 2 times daily.
  • Mix 10-15 gms tender leaves add 2-3 black peppercorns. Crush them well. Take 2 times a day.
  • Take 1/2 tsp powdered seeds with yogurt daily.
    All these will help in breaking the stone and removing it.

WOUNDS

  • Put 2-3 gms powdered bark on the wound for faster healing.

WHITE BURN MARKS

  • Make a paste of some leaves and apply on the spot.

INSECT BITES

  • Grind 2 leaves. Mix in water and drink for relief.

Some Precautions

  • Eat jamun after meals.
  • In case of those having swelling on the body, women who have just delivered and those who suffer constant vomiting DO NOT consume it.
  • Always sprinkle rock salt before consuming jamun.
  • If you feel uneasy after eating jamun, drink buttermilk to which some salt has been added or eat dried ginger, amla.
  • Overripe friut can cause hyperacidity and gas tetention in the stomach. If this happens take 1/2 tsp roasted cumin powder with a pinch of black salt.
  • DO NOT drink milk after eating jamun.
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