Jambul scientific name: Syzygium cumini

Jambul Fruit

This fruit is black or purple in color. It looks round and slightly taller in shape. It’s also called Java plum. The outside of the jambul has surrounded by a peel, which holds the inner part. Its outer skin is thin and smooth. The flesh inside it is very juicy and contains only one seed. The flesh of the fruit is the pink color and these fruit are sweet and slightly sour tasted.

Nutrition value

Per 100 grams

  • Calories                                 60 kcal
  • Water                                     84.95 g
  • Carbohydrate                       14 g
  • Sugar                                     – g
  • Fat                                          0.23 g
  • Protein                                   0.995 g
  • Vitamin A                              0 μg
  • Vitamin C                              11.95 mg
  • Thiamine (B1)                      0.019 mg
  • Riboflavin (B2)                     0.009 mg
  • Niacin (B3)                           0.245 mg
  • Vitamins (B6)                         0.038 mg
  • Vitamin E                                 – mg
  • Vitamin K                                 – μg
  • Calcium                                    11.65 mg
  • Iron                                            1.41 mg
  • Magnesium                             35 mg
  • Manganese                              – mg
  • Phosphorus                             15.6 mg
  • Potassium                               55 mg
  • Sodium                                     26.2 mg
  • Zink                                           – mg

Benefit: Jambul enhances the taste of the tongue and keeps the skin fresh. It also strengthens teeth. It helps to increase the eyesight. Its antioxidant can control diabetes by reducing the amount of sugar in the blood. The iron of the jambul fruit may remove the anemia and work well against dry cough disease.