HEALTH BENEFITS OF JAMBU
HEALTH BENEFITS OF JAMBU

Other names of  Jambu –

  • Syzygium cumini (Botanical name)
  • Naga pazham(Tamil) 

 

Calories (energy) in Jambu :  62 K.cal / 100 gm

 

Major Nutrients Present in Jambu :

 

Health Benefits of Jambu Fruit :

  • It is used in the treatment of diabetes. The extract of the bark, seeds, and leaves are used.
  • Jambu seeds are fairly rich in protein and calcium. Extracts from the barks of the jambu tree have a moderate antibiotic activity.
  • The bark of the jambu tree is astringent and is used in gargles and mouth washes.
  • The decoction of the jambu  bark and powdered seeds is considered useful in the treatment of diarrhea and dysentery.
  • Also used in the preparation of wines.

REFERENCES:
Major Nutrients Present- Nutritive Value of Indian Foods from National Institute of Nutrition.

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