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Syzygium cumini

Common Name:  Jambul, , Indian blackberry, Java plum, jamun, jaman, black plum.
Plant name Syzygium cumini
Chemical constituents:  Main components are methylxanthoxylin, corilagin, ellagitanins, ellagic acid and gallic acid, jambosine, volatile oil, jambolin, quercetin, ferulic acid, veratrole, guajacol and caffeic acid.

Uses:
 It acts as antioxidant by protecting the cell from oxidative stress.
 It is strong acid acting against reactive oxygen scavenging systems.
 It reduces the blood sugar level in body.
This causes a significant reduction in serum glucose by regeneration of pancreatic islet cells.
It stimulates insulin secretion and eliminates risk of hyperglycemia and cardiovascular complication.


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