Jamun (Indian Blackberry)
Jamun or Black plum is a healthy Indian summer fruit. The fruit is sweet, sour and astringent in taste and can give a purplish color to your tongue. Eating Jamun fruit is the best way to obtain its maximum health benefits. Jamun can also be consumed in other forms such as juice, vinegar, tablets, capsule and churna, all of which have a variety of medicinal properties.
Jamun helps in weight loss as it promotes digestion as well as removes excessive fat easily from the body. It is also found to be effective in chronic diarrhea due to its astringent property. Jamun also helps provide relief from gas or flatulence due to its carminative property.
Jamun helps manage skin associated problems such as skin allergy, rashes and redness due to its strong healing activity. The pulp of Jamun fruit can be applied to get relief from inflammation due to its anti-inflammatory property.
According to Ayurveda, it is advisable to avoid the consumption of Jamun as it may cause constipation due to its Grahi (absorbent) property. It is also important to monitor your blood sugar level regularly while using Jamun seed powder if you are taking anti-diabetic drugs as it can cause a sudden dip in sugar levels.
BENEFITS OF JAMUN
- Jamun for Inflammation of the airways (bronchitis)
- Jamun for Asthma
- Jamun for Dysentery
- Jamun for Increasing sexual desire
RECOMMENDED DOSAGE OF JAMUN
- Jamun Juice - 3-4 teaspoon once a day.
- Jamun Churna - ¼- ½ teaspoon twice a day
- Jamun Capsule - 1-2 capsules twice a day.
- Jamun Tablet - 1-2 tablets twice a day.