Although the monsoon is still about to set in, these, plum purple-black bitter sweetish, popularly called jamun in India, have begun to appear on the market. And there is absolutely no reason to stay away from her. Aside from giving the peculiar color of the tongue, jamun fruit also offer a lot of health benefits. Here are they
Jamun has been used traditionally for their antidiabetic properties for several decades. Later several experiments and clinical studies confirmed the anti-hyperglycemic effect of various parts of the plant. Jamun has a low glycemic index, which prevents the increase in blood sugar. Also it contains the compound as thocyanins, ellagic acid, myrecetin isoquercetin and the conversion of starch into sugar stops. It also improves insulin activity and sensitivity.
If you constantly feel weak and fall sick with seasonal changes every time, then you have to eat foods that make stronger your immune system. And jamun which is rich in powerful antioxidants that will surely help improve your immunity.
Jamun contains nutrients such as calcium, iron, potassium and vitamin C so it is very good for strengthening bones.
The rich potassium content of jamun makes it effective for treating high blood pressure natural remedy. A portion of 100 g of jamun give 55 mg of potassium. A study by Ladeji and colleagues found that jaumun significantly reduced systolic and diastolic BP in 45 of oral administration. The Gulab seed extract has been found to lower blood pressure by about 34.6 percent.
Vitamin C and iron jamun helps your body to make hemoglobin and prevent anemia.
By helping to control your blood pressure because it contains potassium, Gulab helps prevent heart disease and stroke. In addition, the antioxidants prevent free radical damage artery walls that causes the formation of blood clots and heart disease related.
Since ages, the jaumun plant has been used to treat bacterial infections. It is containing compounds such as malic acid, gallic acid, oxalic acid and tannins that give the fruit pharmacological properties as being antimalarial, antibacterial and gastroprotective.
Some clinical studies have suggested that jamun is chemopreventive in nature. Scientists have found that chemicals in jamun phytonutrients can inhibit the growth of breast cancer cells without affecting normal cell growth.
According to a study by Jagetia GC and colleagues fruit extract has also radioprotective properties. The study showed that the extract inhibits jamun radiation induced generation of free radicals that can cause cancer.