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Jamuns - One Fruit and Several Health Benefits

Jamuns are full of medicinal properties and are rich in minerals and vitamins. Here are a few benefits of consuming them regularly.

Jamuns - One Fruit and Several Health Benefits

Jamun seeds help in improving the immune system and detoxification.

Jamun (Indian blackberry) is a tangy flavored fruit that is loaded with natural goodness, helpful in treating diabetes and other diseases. It has medicinal properties and is rich in minerals and vitamins. Did you know that its seeds are also packed with health benefits? Jamun seeds have healthy compounds that help in controlling diabetes and detoxifying the body from various harmful chemicals. So, do not throw away the seeds. Read this article to know more about Jamun seeds.

1. Helps control diabetes and lowers blood pressure

Jamun as a whole fruit helps in controlling diabetes. So do the seeds. They contain alkaloids chemicals that prevent any conversion of starch into sugar. This helps in controlling the blood glucose level. If you have diabetes, you can take dried seeds, churn them into a fine powder and take it thrice a day. You can mix it with either water or milk and consume it first thing in the morning. Considered as a traditional medicine, it helps in lowering the impact of diabetes on your body. Jamun seeds help at large in lowering your blood pressure as well. As per a study, seed extracts of Jamun helps in reducing down the BP by 34.6% in people (the ones who drink the extract regularly).

Also read a bowl of fresh fruit a day keeps diabetes away

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Jamuns are full of medicinal properties and rich in minerals and vitamins
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2. Detoxifies the body

Jamun seeds are full of flavonoids, a powerful antioxidant. This helps in flushing out all the harmful free radicals from your body and giving a protective effect to the antioxidant enzymes. Seeds contain phenolic compounds that have antioxidant activity which are required for your overall health. These seeds help in improving the immune system and detoxification.

3. Treats stomach issues

Jamun seeds help in cleaning your digestive system and treating common stomach issues. The seed extracts help in treating ulcers and sores of the intestine and the genitourinary tract. In case, you are suffering from any stomach problem like dysentery, take powdered form of the seeds and mix it well with sugar. Take it 2 to 3 times a day to cure the ailment.

The powder form of Jamun seeds is easily available in the market these days. You just need to use it and check what suits you the most. Across the traditional medical space, Jamun seeds are widely used by herbalists, Ayurvedic practitioners and traditional healers. The powder form is mixed with different kinds of spices and herbs depending on the illness. Apart from seeds, the leaves and barks also have medicinal value.

As a matter of fact, the bark of Jamun tree helps cures several problems. For instance, its powder form is mixed with the Jamun juice and used for treating cough and cold. In a nutshell, Jamun is a fruit with several benefits and it naturally helps in healing certain diseases. Jamun leaves are grounded and made into a paste. It is given to people who are suffering from dysentery. Leaves are also helpful in treating excessive sweating, wounds and frequent urine discharge. Make Jamun a regular part of your diet and see yourself flourishing.

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