Accession Number: pdtdbp00038

Details of the Plant

Plant Name : Jamun
Alternative Names : Jambul, Jambolan, Jamblang, நாவல் பழம்
Scientific Name : Syzygium cumini
Medicinal Parts : Seed, Leaf, Bark, Fruit
Plant Category : Fruit
2° Metabolites (35/92) :
Acetyl oleanolic acid, Acylated flavone, Alkaloid, Anthocyanins, Bergenins, Betulinic acid, Bornyl acetate, d-Cadinene, γ-Cadinene, Calacorene, Calcium, Camphene, Carbohydrates, β-Caryophyllene, Citric acid, α-Copaene, Cyanidin diglycoside, Delphinidin-3-gentiobioside, Dihydrocarvyl acetate, Dihydromyricetin, Ellagic acid, Epi-Friedelanol, Esterase, Eugenin, Eugenol-triterpenoid A, Eugenol-triterpenoid B, cis-Farnesol, Fat, Friedelin, Fructose, Gallic acid, Galloyl carboxylase, Geranyl butyrate, Glucose, Glucoside, Glycoside jambolin, α-Humulene, Iron, Isoquercetin, Isorhamnetin 3-O-rutinoside, Jambosine, Kaempferol, Lauric acid, Limonene, Linoleic acid, Magnesium, Malic acid, Malvalic, Malvidin, Malvidin-3-laminaribioside, Manganese, α-Muurolol, Myrcene, Myrecetin, Myricetin, Myricetin 3-O-4-acetyl-L-rhamnopyranoside, Myricetin-3-L-arabinoside, Myricitin, Myristic, cis-Ocimene, trans-Ocimene, Oleanolic acid, Oleic acid, Palmitic acid, Petunidin, Petunidin-3-gentiobioside, Phosphorus, α-Pinene, β-Pinene, Potassium, Quercetin, Quercetin-3-D-galactoside, Raffinose, α-Santalol, β-Selinene, β-Sitosterol, Sodium, Stearic, Sterculic acid, Tannin, γ-Terpinene, α-Terpineol, Terpinolene, Terpinyl valerate, Triterpenoids, Vernolic acid, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Water
Phytochemical IDs : pdtdbl00087, pdtdbl00188, pdtdbl00053, pdtdbl00170, pdtdbl00071, pdtdbl00132, pdtdbl00089, pdtdbl00171, pdtdbl00081, pdtdbl00180, pdtdbl00063, pdtdbl00031, pdtdbl00054, pdtdbl00034, pdtdbl00019, pdtdbl00048, pdtdbl00184, pdtdbl00137, pdtdbl00194, pdtdbl00033, pdtdbl00022, pdtdbl00050, pdtdbl00049, pdtdbl00038, pdtdbl00027, pdtdbl00023, pdtdbl00064, pdtdbl00122, pdtdbl00133, pdtdbl00130, pdtdbl00008, pdtdbl00009, pdtdbl00010, pdtdbl00012, pdtdbl00016
Plant Description :
  1. In the great epic of India Mahabharata Sri Krishna's [Lord Vishnu] body color is compared to this fruit as well.
  2. Jambolan is widely used in folk medicine for diabetes. It is also used for digestion disorders including gas (flatulence), bowel spasms, stomach problems, and severe diarrhea (dysentery). Another use is treatment of lung problems such as bronchitis and asthma.
  3. Some people use jambolan as an aphrodisiac to increase interest in sexual activity, and as a tonic.
  4. In combination with other herbs, jambolan seed is used for constipation, diseases of the pancreas, stomach problems, nervous disorders, depression, and exhaustion.
  5. Jambolan is sometimes applied directly to the mouth and throat to reduce pain due to swelling (inflammation). It is also applied directly to the skin for skin ulcers and inflammation of the skin.
Plant Keywords : Jamun, Syzygium cumini, Jambul, Jambolan, Jamblang, நாவல் பழம்
Plant References :
  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syzygium_cumini
  2. http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-530-jambolan.aspx?activeingredientid=530&activeingredientname=jambolan
  3. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3609276/
Jamun

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