Scientific Name: Syzygium cumini
Englsih Name: Balck berry.
Nepali Name: Jamun
Sanskrit Name: Jambul
a large evergreen tree, leaves opposite, 8-20 cm long, leathery. Fruit 1.5-4 cm long, violet black on ripe. Seed usually one. Fruits are waten raw with salt, make tongue purple for hours.
it can be found upto 4000 feet.
Fruits, leaves, seeds and bark.
Phenols, terpenes, glucodiede called jamboline, Gallic acid, oxalic acid, malic acid, citric acid, vitamin A,B,C, starch and a green dye cyanidin diglycosides.
Astringent, stomachic, diuretic, anti-diabetic, and, anti-diarrhoeal.
It can be used in Diabetes, sore throats, indigeston, loss of appitite, leucorrhoea, bronchitis, asthma, ulcers and dysentery. It is also blood purifier.
Bark powder: 5-1 gm
Jambbadya taila, panchpallba yoga.