( Eugenia jambolana, Myrtaceac ( clove ) family
Common names are black plum, jambolan flowers, jamul, java plum, rose apple, syzygium cumini ( jambul seeds )
Jambul is a evergreen tree that grows up to 30 ft height, and is most common throughout Asia, and Australia. This species of clove is used in Ayuredic medicine. Ayurvedic uses the fruit and seeds, rather than the flowers, as with other kinds of cloves. The ripe fruit has a scent and taste that is very similar to a apricot. It has grown interest because of the seeds, leaves, and bark to lower blood sugar. Aids with expelling gas, tones and tightens tissues, treats diabetes, Because it quickly reduces blood sugar, treats diarrhea, dysentery, enlargement of the spleen, Cancer ( Jambul and the form of colve used in South American folk medicine ( Surinam Cherry, or Eugenia uniflora ) contains oleanolic acid, which reduces damage to the heart and liver caused by cancer chemotherapy with doxorubicin Adriamycin, Rubex ).
Add jambul seeds to your cooking daily. Ayurvedic medicine teaches that jambul is synergistic with okra, when okra and jambul are eaten together jambul’s blood lowering action is intensified.