jamun, black plum, Java Plum, immune system, Jamun or Black Plum: The Indian Miracle Fruit For A Complete Immune System

Jamun Or Black Plum: The Indian Miracle Fruit For A Complete Immune System

Jamun is one of the most popular fruit especially in India. In English it is know as Black plum or the Java Plum. It is very juicy and sweet in taste. It has several benefits like it is good for skin, stomach and many more things.

Jamun  is grown in Indian subtropical and tropical region. It is grown from North’s lower Himalayas to Tamil Nadu. There are several varieties of Java plum or black plum in India varying in size. In North India large dark purple variety of Java plum is grown which is known as ‘’Raja Jamun’’. In Gujarat it is known as ‘’Paras’’. In Varanasi seedless black plum varieties are cultivated.

Different names of Jamun

In India states Jamun is known by different names like Jambu in Sanskrit, Jambura in Gujarati, Nagi, naval pazham in Tamil Nadu along with Jambool, Java Plum and Indian blackberry.

The story of Jamun

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According to Indian mythology, Lord Rama lived on the Java plum for 14 years after his exile from Ayodhya. And another story says that lord Krishna’s skin is described like the black plum , this is the reason that in temples of Krishna there is always a java plum tree.

Here is the list of health benefits of this amazing fruit:

Nutritional benefits

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Jamun or black plum is rich in Vitamin C, iron , magnesium, dietary fiber, potassium, vitamin A and small amount of protein. It contain 75 calories per cup, minimal amount of fat and no cholesterol. If you are health conscious then you must go for the Java plum.

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Health benefits

Jamun or the Java plum has many health benefits like it is good for skin, heart, stomach and your immune system.

  • Skin care: Java plum is rich in vitamin A,E and other antioxidents, which helps in getting radiant skin. Black plum reduces oxidative stress and lowers inflammation levels. Eating jamun will help you make your skin fresh, smooth and acne free. So, if you still don’t like eating jamun then start eating it.

  • Protects Heart: Jamun fruit or juice helps with high blood pressure, as it contains notable amount of potassium which reduces the risk of heart attacks.

  • Boosts Immune system: Black plum is rich in vitamin C, which helps to stimulate the production of white blood cells and increase the strength of the immune system.

  • Weight loss: Every second person is facing the problems related to weight. If you want to lose weight then eat jamun as it is high in fibres content which helps in losing weight.

  • Diabetes: Java plum has a low glycaemic index  which means its helps to keep you blood sugar from spiking up. Eating Jamun helps to reduce the symptoms of diabetes, like urination and excess thirst. It also slows down the collection of sugar and lipids in the blood.

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