Jambul : Medicinal Uses and Health Benefits
Jambul has many medicinal uses and is very beneficial for the health of the people. It is commonly known as Jamun.
Jambul for treating diabetes
- Jamun seeds are employed for treating the diabetes.
- Jamun fruit juice is also useful for treating the diabetes but the preparation from the seeds is more effective than from the fruit juice.
- The aqueous extract of the Jamun seeds helps in a marked decrease in the level of blood glucose even in a single dose.
- Vinegar from Jamun is also helpful for controlling the diabetes. Jamun vinegar should be taken regularly with both the meals.
- Take 10g of dried fruits of karela, 10g of pterocarpus bark and 10g of jamun seeds. This mixture can be taken after grinding properly and prepare a water extract from this mixture. Take 2 0r 3 g of this powder to control diabetes.
Jambul Health Benefits and other Medicinal Uses:
- The bark of Jambul tree has astringent activity.
- Jambul is used for treating sore throats, indigestion and loss of appetite.
- Jambul is used in the treatment of Leucorrhoea (Leucorrhoea is a white discharge from the uterus and vagina).
- Jambul is used in the treatment of bronchitis, asthma, ulcers and dysentry.
- Jambul helps in promoting the purification of blood.
- Jambul can be used as a gargle for spongy gum.
- Jambul is used for treating diarrhoea by giving fresh juice from bark with goat’s milk.
- Ripe fruits of Jambul helps to check diarrhoea.
Doses of Jambul:
- Juice – 50 to 100 ml
- Bark powder – 0.5 to 1.0 g
- Seeds – 1.0 to 3.0 g