Amazing Health Benefits of Jamun Fruit

Jamun or Indian blackberry/black plum is a nutritious and refreshing purple olive-like fruit which is effective in combating sun's heat and a number of health problems. This tree is native to the Indian subcontinent but has spread to other Asian nations and islands. It is known by the scientific name Syzygium cumini.

This purple fruit is known for its mixed flavor and is beneficial in multiple ways. Jamuns contain vitamin C, iron, magnesium, B-family vitamins, dietary fiber, proteins, antioxidants, flavonoids, manganese, potassium, phosphorous and calcium. These elements help fight various diseases like cancer, diabetes, infections and liver problems.

Several other benefits of this fruit include:

  • Jamuns contain a number of vitamins and antioxidants which help improve skin texture.
  • Since, Jamuns are low on calories; this makes them the perfect healthy snack which aids the digestion process and promotes natural bowel movement.
  • The bioactive photochemical present in Jammu help minimize the risk of liver disease and cancer.
  • Jamun also has anti-diabetic effects which help lowering blood glucose levels and thus managing diabetes.
  • Jamun juice acts as a natural astringent and is used as a mouthwash, as it eliminates bad breath.



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