Syzygium cumini

Jambolan - Syzygium cumini (in the Myrtaceae family)

Parts used: Fruit.

Taste/smell: Pungent, aromatic.

Dosage: Infusion: 1-2 teaspoons per cup of water; or 1:3 dry liquid extract: 20-60 drops 1-4 times per day in a little water.

Mental picture and specific indications: Jambolan is indicated for diabetic tendencies or symptoms.

Use: It is primarily used as an antidiabetic agent.

Contraindications: Information unavailable at this time.

Copyright 1999 by Sharol Tilgner, N.D. (ISBN 1-881517-02-0) - all rights reserved.