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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 8, Issue 3 (2019)

Therapeutic influence of Jamun (Syzygium cumini): A review

Author(s):

Munmun Joshi, Mahendra Paudel and Shristi Upreti

Abstract:
Jamun or Black plum is an important summer fruit, associated with many health and medicinal benefits. The black plum is known to relieve stomach pain, carminative, anti-scorbutic and diuretic. Black Plum vinegar is good to reduce enlargement of spleen, diarrhoea, and those have urine retention problems. Jamum’s ployphenolic compounds are effective against cancer, heart diseases, diabetes, asthma and arthritis. Black Plum fruit and its leaves are good for diabetic patients. The black plum has anti-diabetic features. The fruit helps to convert starch into energy and keep your blood sugar levels in check. In the summer season, the sugar patient should eat Black Plum regularly because of its low glycemic index. It reduces the symptoms of diabetes like frequent urination and thrusting. The extract of bark, seeds, and leaves are too beneficial in the treatment of diabetes. Besides from this jamun has been used to treat various diseases from ancient area till now. This review describes mainly on medicinal importance of jamun plants and their applications in the treatment of various diseases.

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How to cite this article:
Munmun Joshi, Mahendra Paudel and Shristi Upreti. Therapeutic influence of Jamun (Syzygium cumini): A review. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2019;8(3):1056-1059.

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