Description:Syzygium cumini [Linn. ] Skeels. Including fruit plants originating from tropical Asia and Australia. Commonly planted in the garden or growing wild. Syzygium cumini [Linn. ] Skeels grown in the lowlands to an altitude of 500 m above sea level. Trees with a height of 10-20 m thick-trunked, grow crooked, and highly branched. Single leaf, thick, petiole 1 to 3.5 cm. Fruit oval, 2-3 cm long, young green, dark red color after cooking purplish.
Composition:Syzygium cumini [Linn. ] Skeels containing phenol (methylxanthoxylin), alkaloids (jambosine), organic acids, triterpenoids, a dark red resin containing elagat acid and tannins.
disease can be treated with Syzygium cumini [Linn. ] Skeels.diabetes mellitus, cough, asthma, diarrhea.
Note:Some areas in Southeast Asia using the roots of Syzygium cumini [Linn. ] Skeels for the treatment of epilepsy.
The content of oleanolic acid on Syzygium cumini [Linn. ] Skeels and Eugenia uniflora are used by traditional healers in South America to reduce damage to the heart and liver cancer in patients who received doxorubicin chemotherapy treatment.
Syzygium cumini [Linn. ] Skeels and other species (Eugenia caryophyllata) are cooked contain compounds that can activate the enzyme glutathione S-transferase in the liver. These enzymes have detoxifying properties. In the animal experiments, increased production of glutathione S-transferase enzymes would decrease the incidence of gastric cancer is approaching 80%. Ayurvedic practitioners report that the pulp of Syzygium cumini [Linn. ] Skeels can lower blood sugar levels within 30 minutes. While the seeds of Syzygium cumini [Linn. ] Skeels lower blood glucose within 24 hours. Achieving maximum results hypoglycemic effect of Syzygium cumini [Linn. ] Skeels require ten days of treatment.