Jambule


JAMBULE

(JAMUN*)


Jambule tree is about 20-25 miters high like mango tree. Its leaves are 2-6 inches long and 2-3 inches wide. Its tree’s bark is white with brown. Introduction:

       Jambule tree is about 20-25 miters high like mango tree. Its leaves are 2-6 inches long and 2-3 inches wide. Its tree’s bark is white with brown. Its leaves are like mango leaves and Surinam medalcar leaves. Its flowers appear in the month of April and fruits ripen in the month of July to August. Its raw fruit is green and ripe fruit is purple, blue, black and dark pink from inner. Jambule is pungent, sweet and sour in taste. It has a seed. There are two kinds of jambule as- big and small.

Big jambule tree: It is sweet and vapid in taste and hot in nature. It is useful for the treatment of breathing problems, swelling, fatigue and diarrhoea. It stops stool and brings phlegm out.

Jambule fruit: It is sweet and sour in taste and cool in nature. It eliminates gas and increases appetite.

Elements, which are found in jambule:

Elements           -                  Quantity

Protein                -                  0.7%

Fat                      -                  0.1%

Carbohydrate      -                  19.7%

Water                  -                  78.0%

Vitamin-B             -                  Little quantity

Folic                    -                  Little quantity              

Calcium               -                  0.02%

Phosphorus          -                  0.01%

Iron                     -                  1.00 milligram/ 100 grams

Vitamin-C             -                   Little quantity

According to scientists- Jambule contains iron and phosphorus in enough quantity. It also contains Colin and Folic acid. Its middle part contains glycoside, jambolin, phenol element and fragrant oil with yellowness in enough quantity. Jambule is useful for the treatment of diabetes, stone, liver disorders, spleen disorders and blood diseases too. It brings out gall stone. Jambule and its seeds are digestible and make sperm count thick.

Name in different languages:

English        :        Jambule

Hindi            :        Jamun

Latin            :        Yuzenia jambolena

Sanskrit       :        Raj janbu

Marathi        :        Jambule

Gujarati       :        Jambu

Bengali        :        Badjam, Kaljam

Precautions: Taking excessive quantity of jambule may be the cause of gas, fever, chest pain, phlegm and vatta disorders. Its juice should not be taken with milk.

Specialty:

  • Jambule should be taken always after meals.
  • Milk should not be drunk after eating jambule.

Removing bad effect: Taking jambule with powder of black salt, black peepers and dry ginger removes the bad effects of jambule. It digests easily by taking mango with it.

Useful in different diseases:

1. Blood Diarrhoea:

  • Grind bark of jambule tree with milk and take it with honey or mix juice of jambule leaves with honey, ghee and milk. Taking it is useful to get relief in blood diarrhoea.
  • Mix jambule juice with rosewater and take it 2-3 times in a day, it will provide relief.

2. Pimples of warmth: Applying ground stone (Guthali) of jambule on the affected part is useful to check pimples.

3. Scorpion bite: Apply juice of jambule leaves on the affected part; it alleviates poisoning of scorpion.

4. Bile: Boil 10 ml jambule juice with 10 grams jaggery and take its steam in the mouth, it provides relief in bile.

5. Loose motions of the pregnant woman: Jambule should be taken in this situation or mix 10 grams barley-flour and 10 grams paddy-flour with decoction of jambule bark. Licking this mixture is useful to prevent diarrhoea.

6. Mouth diseases:

  • Gargle with cold water of bark of jambule tree or Acacia Arabica tree or plum tree or Surinam medalcar tree and also brush with stick of jambule tree, it makes the teeth strong and cures mouth diseases.  
  • Taking 1 gram powder of jambule stone (guthali) with water after every four hours cures mouth diseases after three days.

7. Vomiting: Taking ash of jambule tree’s bark with honey is useful to stop sour vomiting.

8. Cholera: Mix 5 ml jambule vinegar with 4 folds water and take it after each one hour, it provides relief in cholera. This vinegar also should be used in the stomachache twice a day.

9. Acnes: Applying ground stone (Guthali) of jambule on the face cures acnes.

10. Excessive sweat: Boil jambule leaves with water and take bath with this water, it ends excessive sweat.

11. Burn: Grind jambule bark with coconut oil and apply it on the affected part 2-3 times, it provides relief.

12. Sole blisters: Grind jambule stone (Guthali) with water and apply it on the sole 2-3 times, it cures pimples and wound of the sole caused by wear of new and hard shoes and excessive walking.  

13. Night fall: Taking powder of 4 stones of jambule with water twice a day is useful to stop night fall. 

14. Sperm deficiency: Taking powder of 5 grams jambule stone (guthali) with hot milk in the evening regularly is useful to cure sperm deficiency. It also increases sperm count.

15. Diabetes mellitus: Make the powder by grinding 15 grams stone (Guthali) of jambule. After that, take one gram this powder with water twice a day, it provides relief in diabetes mellitus.  

16. Impotency: Taking powder of jambule stone (Guthali) with hot milk regularly is useful to end impotency.

17. Toothache: Make the fine powder by grinding burnt wood of jambule or Surinam medalcar or downy mountain ebony and rub it on the gums and teeth regularly, it ends toothache and stops bleeding of the gums.

18. Fever: Soak jambule in vinegar and take it twice a day regularly, it cures fever caused by bile.

19. Strong teeth: Boil jambule bark with water and filter it. Gargling with this water twice a day regularly makes the teeth strong.

20. Pyorrhoea: Make the fine powder by grinding burnt bark of jambule tree, rock salt and alum together. Brushing with this powder regularly is useful to cure pyorrhoea.

21. Prolapsus ani: Make a decoction by boiling jambule, long peppers, banyan and myrabalan chebulie 20 grams each with 500 ml water then filter it. Washing the anus with this preparation after faces excretion regularly cures prolapsus ani.

22. Mouth Blisters:

  • Gargling with decoction of jambule’s bark is useful to get relief in wound and blisters of the mouth.
  • Grind 50 grams jambule leaves with water and mix 300 ml water in it. Filter this mixture and gargle with it, it cures mouth blisters.

23. Loose Motions:

  • Taking powder of jambule kernel with whey is useful to prevent loose motions.
  • Taking fresh juice of jambule with goat milk provides relief in loose motions.
  • Make the powder by grinding jambule kernel with mango stone (Guthali) and take it with toasted myrabalan chebulie, it provides relief in loose motions.
  • Diarrhoea is cured by taking 40-80 ml jambule vinegar.
  • Taking jambule syrup is useful to prevent loose motions.
  • Take jambule juice with some sugar and black salt, it provides relief in loose motions.
  • Take 2 spoons jambule juice with sugar candy, it prevents loose motions.
  • Taking powder of jambule stone (Guthali) with sugar prevents loose motions.
  • Grind 4 leaves of jambule and mix rock salt in it. Licking this mixture provides relief in loose motions.
  • Grind 3 leaves of jambule with rock salt and prepare small tablets from it. Taking 1 tablet in the morning regularly is useful to prevent loose motions.
  • Taking decoction of jambule tree’s bark with honey prevents loose motions and dysentery.

24. Vomiting of pregnancy: Make a decoction by boiling equal quantity of jambule’ bark and mango’ bark with water. Taking this decoction with honey is useful to stop vomiting caused by bile.

25. Ears pain: Drip jambule oil in the ears; it provides relief from the ears pain.

26. Otorrhoea: Mix honey with juice of green and soft leaves of jambule and mango and take it in the ears. It is useful to cure otorrhoea.

27. Ear worms: Grind equal quantity of fresh leaves of jambule and wood apple and fresh fruit of cotton plant then squeeze juice from it. Mix equal quantity of honey in this juice and drop it in the ears, it cures otorrhoea and provides relief from the ear pain.

28. Urinary problems: Taking ripe jambule is useful to cure urinary stone. Taking powder of jambule stone (Guthali) with curd is also useful in this disease. Taking 1-2 spoons powder of jambule stone (Guthali) with cool water regularly is useful to cure sperm with urine.

29. Piles:

  • Make the powder by grinding dried kernel of jambule stone (guthali) with mango stone and take it with lukewarm water or whey, it cures piles and stops bleeding of piles.
  • Mix 10 ml juice of jambule tree’s bark with 10 grams honey and take it twice a day regularly; it cures piles and filters blood too.
  • Mix 2 spoons juice of jambule tree’s bark with 2 spoons honey and take it twice a day regularly, it stops bleeding of piles.
  • Taking 20 ml juice of soft leaves of jambule with ground sugar cures blood piles.

30. Blood diarrhoea:

  • Taking juice of jambule leaves is useful to get relief in blood diarrhoea.
  • Grind 20 grams jambule stone (Guthali) with water and take it twice a day, it prevents blood diarrhoea.

31. Amoebic dysentery (Dysentery): Taking 10 ml jambule juice thrice a day regularly is useful to prevent dysentery.

32. Leucorrhoea:

  • Dry fresh bark of jambule in the shadow and grind it. Filter this powder and take it in 5 grams quantity with milk or water twice a day, it provides relief in leucorrhoea.
  • Taking 10-20 ml juice of jambule leaves twice a day is useful to cure blood leucorrhoea. Powder of jambule seeds is also beneficial in diabetes.
  • Taking 1 spoon powder of dried bark of jambule with water thrice a day cures white leucorrhoea.

33. Indigestion: Taking 1 spoon jambule vinegar with water is useful to get relief in indigestion.

34. Liver diseases:

  • Taking 5 ml juice of jambule leaves for 4-5 days regularly is useful to reduce liver enlargement.
  • Taking 200-300 grams ripe jambule on empty stomach regularly is beneficial to cure liver diseases.

35. Wound: Washing wound with decoction of jambule bark is useful to cure wound.

36. Stone:

  • Make the powder by grinding dried stone (Guthali) of jambule. Taking half spoon this powder with water twice day breaks kidney stone.
  • Taking ripe jambule provides relief in stone. Taking powder of jambule stone with curd also breaks stone.
  • Taking jambule regularly breaks stone slowly.

37. Acidity: Taking 1 spoon jambule juice with some jaggery is useful to get relief in acidity.

38. Liver enlargement:

  • Grind 5 grams soft leaves of jambule and squeeze juice from it. Taking this juice for some days regularly is useful to reduce liver enlargement.
  • Mix half spoon jambule vinegar with water and take it, it reduce liver enlargement.

39. Over thirst:

  • Taking 7-14 ml juice of jambule leaves quenches over thirst.
  • Make a decoction by boiling dried leaves of jambule with water. Mix 14-28 ml this decoction with 5-10 grams sugar and take it thrice a day, it quenches thirst.
  • Taking sweet morrow or juice of jambule provides relief.

40. Children diabetes: Feeding jambule to the children in the jambule season is useful to get relief in diabetes.

41. Diabetes:

  • Taking 5-6 grams dried stone (Guthali) of jambule with fresh water 2-3 times in a day is useful to get relief in diabetes.
  • Grind 30 grams fresh leaves of jambule and 5 black peppers with water. Taking it twice a day is useful to normalize diabetes.
  • Make the powder by grinding dried stone (Guthali) of jambule and store it. Taking 3 grams this powder with water twice a day regularly normalizes diabetes.
  • Mix equal quantity of powder of dried stone (guthali) of jambule and powder of dried bitter guard together. Taking 3 grams this mixture with water twice a day regularly is useful to get relief in diabetes.
  • Make ash by burning inner bark of jambule and take 2 grams this ash with water regularly, it normalizes diabetes.
  • Diabetes is normalized by taking 10 ml jambule juice thrice a day.
  • Mix 12 grams jambule stone (Guthali) and 1 gram opium with water and prepare 32 tablets from it. Dry these tablets in shadow and fill it in the bottle. Taking 2 tablets with water twice a day is useful to normalize diabetes. Bread of barley-flour and green vegetables should be taken and sugar should not be taken during this treatment. 
  • Make the powder by grinding 60 grams kernel of jambule stone (guthali). After that, take 3 grams this powder with water twice a day, it provides relief in diabetes.
  • Boil 8-10 jambule fruits with one cup water and cool it. Churn these jambule with this water and drink it twice a day, it provides relief in diabetes.
  • Taking 1 spoon jambule juice with 1 spoon juice of ripe mango regularly is useful to normalize diabetes.
  • Chewing 4-5 leaves of jambule with some rock salt in the morning normalizes diabetes within some days.
  • Grind fine 4 green and soft leaves of jambule and mix 60 ml water in this. Filter this mixture and take it in the morning for 10 days regularly. Afterwards, this mixture should be taken regularly 10 days after 2 months, it provides relief in diabetes.
  • Chewing 4 leaves of jambule twice a day starting of diabetes is useful to get relief in diabetes after two days.
  • Put 60 grams ripe jambule in 300 ml water for half hour. Crush these jambule with this water filter it. Taking it thrice a day is useful to normalize diabetes. Taking jambule in the jambule season regularly for some days normalizes diabetes.
  • Make the powder by grinding dried stone of jambule (Dry stone in the shadow). Taking 3 grams this powder with fresh water twice a day for 21 days regularly normalizes diabetes.
  • Make the powder by grinding equal quantity of dried stone (Guthali) of jambule and bitter guard together. Taking 1 spoon this powder with water twice a day normalizes diabetes.
  • Taking 125 grams jambule regularly brings diabetes under the control.

42. Stomachache:

  • Mix 10 ml jambule juice and 50 ml vinegar with water and take, it provides relief in stomachache.
  • Taking jambule juice with rock salt is useful to get relief in stomachache, loose motions and anorexia.
  • Taking juice of ripe jambule with some black salt is useful to ends stomachache.
  • Taking jambule with rock salt is useful to get relief in stomachache.
  • Taking jambule is useful to cure stomach diseases. It also prevents loose motions.

43. Vagina contraction: Mix equal quantity of jambule tree’s bark, lodh and woodfordia floribunda Salish with honey. Rubbing this preparation on the vagina ends looseness of the vagina.

44. Urine upon the bed: Make the fine powder by grinding dried stone (Dry stone in shadow) of jambule and store it. Taking 2 grams this powder with water twice a day is useful to cure above symptom.

45. Skin diseases: Grind jambule seeds with water and apply it on the skin, it cures the face acnes.

46. Jaundice: Mix jambule juice with rock salt and fill it in the bottle for 40 days and take half spoon this preparation, it provides relief in jaundice.

47. Ulcer and pimples: Applying ground stone (Guthali) of jambule on the affected part is useful to cure ulcer and pimples.

48. Diarrhoea and blood diarrhoea of the children:

  • Taking equal quantity of powder of amaratak, jambule fruit and mango morrow with honey thrice a day is useful. 
  • Taking 10-20 ml juice of jambule bark with goat milk twice a day is useful to get relief in diarrhoea of the children.

49. Hiccup of the children: Grind jambule, flowers and fruit of diospyrous embryopteris together thereafter mix honey and ghee in it. Licking this mixture cures hiccup. Equal quantity of ghee and honey should not be taken, but if you want both, take less quantity one and enough quantity of another.

50. Hoarseness:

  • Mix ground stones (Guthali) of jambule with honey and prepare tablets from it. Sucking 2 tablets 4 times in day regularly cures hoarseness. It also cures heavy voice. Using this process for some days regularly makes the voice clear. It is very useful for the singer.
  • Take fine powder of jambule stone (Guthali) with honey; it cures hoarseness and makes the voice clear.

61. Throat swelling: Make the fine powder by grinding 2 dried stones (Guthali) of jambule (Dry stones in shadow). After that, take 2 pinches this powder with honey twice a day; it reduces swelling of the throat.