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Wednesday Wisdom: Jamun/ Java Plum/ Jambul

Wednesday Wisdom: Jamun/ Java Plum/ Jambul

This tropical fruit is native to South East Asia, India and Pakistan to be precise and has spread to other Asian countries, South America and USA. It is soft pulpy fruit which is deep purple from the outside when fully ripened with lightly tinted inside pulp which is sweet and sour in taste and leaves a dry after taste. This is the first pick from the Jamun trees in my garden. Alhamdulillah.

Nutritional Facts: 

Jamun or black plums contain significant amount of Vitamin C, Vitamin B, Vitamin A, magnesium, iron, potassium, dietary fiber and little amount of protein, very little fat but no cholesterol at all.

Health Benefits:

Jamun are known to be good for

  • skin care
  • healthy heart
  • weight loss
  • improving blood circulation
  • boosting immunity system
  • managing diabetes
  • prevention of cancer


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