Nutritional Benefits of Black Plum (Jamun)

Jamun is extremely good for diabetics because of its low glycemic index. Not only does it keep blood sugar level in check, it also prevents common diabetes symptoms like frequent thirst and urination from appearing. Jamun also has healthy amount of nutrients like calcium, iron, potassium and Vitamin C making it great for your body’s immunity and bone strength. The fruit also helps increase hemoglobin count. Vitamin C and iron. The potassium content in jamun is high and this is a vital ingredient and its deficiency may lead to heart disease, high blood pressure and Stroke among other things. Leaves of the jamun tree are great for your digestive system and oral health. The leaves have been traditionally used in Ayurvedic medicine to treat diarrhea and ulcers. They also have anti-bacterial properties which makes them an ingredient in many medicines for treating oral health problems.