Published On: Tue, Jan 21st, 2020

Jambul fruits benefits, phytochemicals, uses & medicinal properties

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Jambul, Syzygium cumini is an edible fruit that is grown in plains of and many other countries. It is also known by other names like Malabar Plum, Java Plum or black plum.

Useful Parts of Jambul Tree:

The useful parts of the Jambul tree are fruits, leaves, seeds and bark.

Uses of Jambul Seeds:

Jambul seeds are used in different systems of medicine like Ayurveda (for controlling Diabetes), Unani and in Chinese medicine for treating digestive disorders.

Uses of Jambul Leaves and Bark:

The leaves and bark of Jambul are used for controlling blood pressure and gingivitis.


Jambul fruits are used in the preparation of wine and . Jambul fruits are rich source of vitamin A and vitamin C.

Nutrients and Phytochemicals of Jambul:

Jambul consists of many nutrients and phytochemicals. The phytochemicals that are present in Jambul are phenols, terpenes and glucoside.

Jambul consists of nutrients like crude protein, crude , fat, ash, calcium and phosphorous.

Medicinal Properties of Jambul:

Jambul consists of following medicinal properties:

  • Jambul acts as an astringent.
  • Jambul has stomachic properties.
  • Jambul acts as a diuretic.
  • Jambul consists of anti-diabetic properties.
  • Jambul has anti-diarrhoeal property.

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