Latin Name

Eugenia jambolana

English Name


Sanskrit Name


Part Used

Fruit, Seed, Bark and Leaves
(फल, बीज, त्वक्, पत्र)

Effect on Dosha

Pacifies Kapha and Pitta; aggravates Vata

Properties and Uses

Seed is found to be effective in the treatment of Diabetes mellitus and Diabetes insipidus. It reduces sugar level in blood and urine. Decreases frequency of micturition. Its fruit has digestive properties and astringent nature hence used in the treatment of indigestion, dysentery, diarrhoea and mal-absorption syndrome. Leaves have anti-emetic action. Bark is used for external application in bleeding wounds due to its astringent properties.

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