Monsoon is the season to start and regulate one’s body to clean and nourish to keep the body with healthy wholesome foods and exercise and this seasonal fruit plays a vital role in providing innumerable health benefits and offer protection against season-specific ailments.
Jamun is the highly nutritious, refreshing and succulent fruit that has a various number of health benefits.
Commonly known as Java plum or Indian blackberry in English, Jamun or Jambul in Hindi, Jambufalam or Mahaphala in Sanskrit, it contains several medicinal properties. The seed of Jamun can be consumed by people with diabetes.
Jamun can also be used in desserts such as compotes, mousses and panna cottas.
It has strong astringent like properties, which make your skin healthy.
In fact, Jamun fruit is also known as “Gods fruit” as there is a mention of this fruit in Ramayana, the Lord Rama survived by eating Jamun berries in his 14 years of Vanvasa.
Health benefits of Jamun:
-Jamun helps in the management of Diabetes. The Jamun seeds contain the two major bioactive compounds i.e. Jamboline and Jambosine that helps in the lessening of glucose levels in the blood by helping in growing the production of insulin.
-The extracts obtained from the bark, seeds, and leaves have shown likely in decreasing the sugar level in the urine.
-The seed contains ellagic acid that is a very powerful antioxidant, plays an important role in reducing hypertension and blood pressure-related problems.
-It also builds up the immune system strong.
-It helps in weight loss, improves the functioning of the digestive system, and avoids ulcer problems.