Black Plum—Jamun (Jambul) Fruit Advantages And Uses
Black Plum—Jamun (Jambul) Fruit Benefits And Makes use of
Up to date on August 27, 2016 Rajan Singh Jolly moreRajan is a botany and chemistry main. He has worked as a poultry breeder for 23 years, breeding layer and broiler parents.
Contact Author About Jamun (Jambul) and the Jamun Tree
Latin Identify: Syzygium cumini
In India, the Syzygium cumini tree and its fruit are known variously as jamun, jambul, jaam, jambul and so on. Worldwide, it is thought by some other names like, java plum, black plum, indian blackberry, portuguese plum, jambolan plum, and so forth.
The jamun tree is native to India and its bordering international locations like Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh Sri Lanka and even Indonesia. In 1911, this tree was introduced in Florida by the USDA.
The tree grows equally properly in each the tropical and the sub tropical areas. Though organised cultivation is just not completed a lot, numerous trees are grown individually by people having land in their backyards. In the wild nonetheless, it grows throughout India.
It is a big and stone island bomber jacket sale hardy evergreen tree and lives for over 100 years. It begins flowering in the month of March and continues until Might. Thereafter, with the onset of monsoon in June it starts bearing fruit. The flowers are white and have a candy fragrance.
The fruits don’t ripen at the same time and are picked every day. Jambul fruits resemble grapes and are oblong or ovoid in form. Solely ripe fruits are picked as they don’t ripen as soon as they are picked. They’ve a single seed and a smooth dark purple colored virtually black pores and skin and a lighter purple flesh. When eaten, the fruits coat the mouth and the tongue a deep purple shade that stays for a couple of hours.. The fruit is candy and tart and leaves a slight astringent action within the mouth.
The Jamun tree is revered by the Buddhists.
Jamun Tree in Indian Tradition
In Indian mythology, Lord Rama is believed to have subsisted on the fruits of the jamun tree throughout his 14 year exile in the forests. Jamun is subsequently additionally thought of the “fruit of the Gods”.
Lord Krishna’s skin colour was shyam (purple) and is compared to the fruit’s color within the Indian Sanskrit epic “Mahabharata”.
The leaves are used to decorate marriage pandals. (A pandal is a brief fabricated structure to hold events like weddings, prayers, conferences and so on).
Down South in India, in the Telegu tradition, eyes which can be stunning, are in comparison with this fruit.
Makes use of of the Jamun Tree
All the parts of the jamun or jambul tree find a large variety of makes use of.
The wood is exceptionally sturdy and water resistant. Hence, it is used to make bullock cart wheels and agricultural implements. It is also used in house constructing.
It’s used to make railway sleepers (picket planks on which the steel rails are laid). Water pumps that are located in wells are also supported by planks made from this wooden.
Furniture can be made from the wooden, though not a lot, because the wood is hard to work upon.
The wooden is used as firewood and yields charcoal too.
The leaves are utilized in a wide range of tooth powder manufacturers. They’re also used as fodder for cattle, sheep and goats.In addition they act as food for tassar silkworms. The essential oils are utilized in cleaning soap making and perfumes.
The bark, leaves and fruits are used medicinally. The bark is utilized in tanning and dyeing industries. The flowers appeal to bees and are a source of honey.
The flowers are wealthy in nectar and yield high quality honey when apiculture is finished shut by.
Jams, jellies, squashes, preserves, vinegar, juices, beverages, pickles and wine are made from the jamun fruits.
Nutrients in Jamun or Jambul
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sendingChristine Nabuguzi, Uganda 9 months in the past
thanks for sharing
Harrilal Sookoo 3 years ago
Wow wow wow Unbeliveable a lot frqm one fruit wowAdd Your Remark…
brij three years in the past
thanks for sharing such a essential and healthy information.
dheeraj pahuja three years in the past
if a pregnant girl having vommting feeling throughout her pregnnc can drink jamun juice..
samir 3 years ago
Muje kidney stone ki downside h kya jamun vinager se ye problem showl ho sakti h .. stone nikal sakta h
shivi three years in the past
very nice info
AuthorRajan Singh Jolly three years ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar,INDIA.
Dmitry, you can buy jamun seeds from Amazon.
Shiv, eating both together will cause launch of both acidic and alkaline juices resulting in disturbance in digestion.
shiv three years in the past
Thanks for the detailed data… My question is what happens if we drink milk aft eating jambul I do know Its not good fr well being… However wat really occurs
Dmitry 3 years ago
Good day! Dear mates, please inform me where I should buy the seeds of this tree Thanks!
Thanks for the input and glad for you, Neha.
NEHA GANESH DHOLE four years ago
i fallow your advice and now i am free from renal stone
navas four years in the past
expensive sir, I took seed powder for diabetic, pay your advise for the amount and time to take this powder and inform how shell we eat.
Priyanka, milk and jamun shouldn’t be taken collectively.
Priyanka Thakur 4 years ago
kya jamun juice milk me dal ok pi sakate he ya ice cream bana ok kha sakate he
Bharati, your comments will probably be reassuring to many readers. So thanks for sharing them here and likewise letting us know about the Tel jambhala. I respect your studying and commenting.
email@example.com 4 years ago
Thanks for the info on Jamun. My mum retains all the seeds, dries them and used the powder as a drugs for her diabetes. Every season we eat jamuns. There are larger dimension jamuns additionally in Goa (called Tel jambhala) which have extra medicinal properties.
Bharati Pawaskar, Goa
Glenn, thanks for the addition to the info right here. Recognize your visit.
Sorry; “the varsity”, ” we used”.
I believe you can too discover the Jamun tree in (British) GUYANA, a neighbour nation of SURINAME and on the Caribbean island,TRINIDAD and TOBAGGO cause they also have a huge inhabitants of descendants of Hindu contract workers from the late 18 century.
Glenn( dwelling in Belgium)
Glenn 4 years ago
I was born in SURINAME a country at the highest of Southamerica. From there i know the Jamun Berry. We now have a large population of Hindus immigrants in Suriname they usually introduced the plant there within the late 18 century.
There was a Jamun tree on the again of the college yard and we usted to take the berries home. I liked the purple tongue they induced.
AuthorRajan Singh Jolly 4 years ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar,INDIA.
Susan 4 years in the past from India
Very informative hub. thanks for sharing it. Voted up
vela 5 years ago
one small fruit is doing large work .so the fruit is educate to confedence and encourage.it is related to life .
“one small man is doing huge work
one small fruit is doing big benefit”
There have been any conclusive studies on jamun vinegar as decreasing obesity. It is believed that taking this vinegar with food increase the feeling of being full and prevents overeating. Consumption of 15 ml jamun vinegar may scale back obesity however I wouldn’t suggest it.
You can use it instead of the normal vinegar as you’d use it usually.
Thanks for reading.
dr. priyanka 5 years ago
hlo rajan,plz inform me d advantages of jamun vinegar in obesity
Thanks for giving the hub a learn Seema.
seema 5 years ago
Thank you so much
RJ, there are no contraindications for jamun consumption during pregnancy. However it’s best to seek the advice of your doctor before you start consuming them.
Thanks for studying and appreciating the article.
RJ 5 years ago
Very informative hubpost. Can jamun be taken throughout pregnancy
I agree the purple tinge takes a while to go dinkan. Hope you try the jamun smoothie drink.
Thank you for sparing time to read, appreciate and vote. Much appreciated.
dinkan53 5 years in the past from India
Had lot of it throughout my childhood days, summer season. The fruit often leaves a purple stain in the tongue. I had solely the fruits and one of these days I’ll give a attempt to those JAMUN SMOOTHIE and drink. Thanks for the recipe. Rated up and fascinating.
Thanks for reading raskal.
raskal 5 years ago
Racksjackson, glad you found it informative. I appreciative your stopping by and comments.
racksjackson 5 years ago from New York
Thanks for sharing information about jamun and their advantages . I knew jamun for cures of sugar patients .After studying this Hub Put up , I have identified several advantages jamun.
Following You and voting Up !
Midnightbliss, jamuns in any form are wholesome. I am glad you favored the jamun smoothie recipe. Now you can an important mixture of style and well being in this smoothie. Enjoy.
Thanks for stopping by.
Haydee Anderson 5 years ago from Hermosa Beach
Thanks for sharing and offering the recipe for making a Jamun smoothie. Sounds yummy!
anglnwu, nature has supplied us foods which are natural healers. We just have to look round. I recognize your visit and comments. Thanks.
Rahul, glad to study you are a lover of this fruit. Thanks for the giving the hub a learn and appreciating it in so many phrases.
Mary, jamun does develop in tropical areas. I’m positive you simply must look around to search out some. I actually respect your read and suggestions. Many thanks.
flashmakeit, I hope you try the smoothie recipe. Thanks for stopping by.
Vinaya – thanks to your feedback and assist. Much appreciated.
anglnwu 5 years ago
Very interesting hub. I love reading about how nature can present healing and the jamun fruit is kind of superb. Thanks for shairng–rated up.
Jessee R 5 years in the past from Gurgaon, India
Gosh! This is some knowledge you possess. Nearly fairly about every part!
Another Great hub! I attack and plunder jamuns of their season… studying this… I’ll devastate them 🙂
A brilliant hub Sir!
Mary Hyatt 5 years in the past from Florida
Wow! What an attention-grabbing and informative Hub. I live in S. Florida (tropical) and marvel if this fruit would develop right here. I’ve by no means seen it growing here. I noticed it can be utilized for making vinegar and can help forestall kidney stones. I think you read my Hub about that. You did loads of analysis and work into this Hub, and i will certainly vote it UP, and so on.and many others.
flashmakeit 5 years in the past from usa
Rajan that was a really useful and informative hub. The black plum looks tasty and it has a health profit too and thanks for including a smoothie recipe.
Vinaya Ghimire 5 years ago from Nepal
I really like jamun. I’ve grown jamun trees in my orchard.
Thanks for sharing well being benefits.
Hello John. I additionally like to provide info about healthy fruits much less identified outdoors the Asian subcontinent. Thanks for giving it a learn and assist. Thanks for all the votes as well.