Jamun or black plum is not a new word for us. We all eat Jamun as a snack to subside our hunger pangs. Let us discuss a little about Jamun, a slow-growing species, it can reach up to 30 m in height and can live more than 100 years. Its dense leaves provide shade and are grown just for its decorative value. At the base of the tree, the bark is rough and dark grey, becoming lighter grey and smoother higher up. The wood is water-resistant and most commonly used in railway sleepers and to install motors in wells. The fruit is oblong in shape. Unripe fruit looks green. As it matures, its color changes to pink, then to shining crimson red and finally to black color. A variant of the tree produces white colored fruit. The fruit has a combination of sweet, mildly sour and a sharp flavor and tends to color the tongue purple.
Healthwise Jamun has many benefits
- It is rich in carotene, iron, folic acid, calcium, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, and sodium.
- It also has high levels of antioxidants, phytochemicals and vitamin C.
Now let us talk about the seed of Jamun. This has just 1 big seed in the middle. The seed of this fruit is also highly beneficial for skin and health
Keeps diabetes in check
Regulates blood pressure
Cures stomach-related problems
Helps in detoxifying body
Today we shall discuss the benefits of Jamun seeds on skin:- ( Jamun seeds have to be dried and made into a fine powder )
Grind some dry Jamun seeds and add raw milk to it. Mix it well and apply this paste on your pimples before going to bed. Wash it off the next morning. Remember, pimples cannot be treated overnight; results will only show over a period of time. So, make sure you apply it regularly for better results.
Jamun seeds work wonders for people with oily skin because of its astringent properties. Prepare a face mask using Jamun seed powder, barley flour, amla juice, and rose water. Apply this pack evenly on your face and rinse it off once it dries. it will control your skin’s oil secretion levels with regular application.
Dark spots on skin definitely take a toll on our social life. This Jamun pack will treat your spots very efficiently. For this, mix Jamun seed powder, lemon powder and gram flour (besan). Add a few drops of almond oil and rose water to this dry mixture. Make a thick paste out of it. Apply it on your face, and let it stay till it dries off completely. Wash it off with cold water. Follow this routine for at least a month, to see promising results.
Crystal clear skin
Take a glass of water and add 1 teaspoon of Jamun seed powder to it. Drink this concoction on an empty stomach in the morning. This miraculous drink will not only clear your skin but will also heal your body in every possible way.
So these are some benefits of Jamun seeds. So next time do not throw away the seeds.