Jamun Health Benefits, Properties, and Uses


Scientific Name: Syzygium cumini

Properties: Diuretic, Antiglycemic (Antidiabetic), Anthelmintic, Carminative, Hepatoprotective (liver protector)

What is Jamun?

Jamun is the Syzygium cumin plant, also known as jambolan or black plum. A tropical tree native to Southeast Asia and China, jamun produces edible black plum fruits that have a sour and sweet taste.1

Jamun Health Uses and Health Benefits

Jamun plums have been used in traditional Chinese herbal medicine for their high antioxidant content. Jamun plums are also low on the glycemic index meaning they are good for diabetes prevention and managing in regulating blood sugar levels. Traditionally, jamun plums have been seen as a natural remedy for improving digestive health, by relieving diarrhea and ulcers. Certain compounds in jamun also act as a natural cholesterol-lowering substance, which is beneficial in protecting against heart disease.1,2



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