Naval kottai 200gm



Botanical Name      : Eugenia Jambolana
English Name            : Jambolan
Tamil Name               : Naval Kottai
Hindi Name                : Jamun / Jambul
Malayalam Name       :      Njaval
Telugu Name             :  Neereedu / Neredu Chettu


A slow growing species, it can reach heights of up to 30 m and can live more than 100 years. Its dense foliage provides shade and is grown just for its ornamental value. At the base of the tree, the bark is rough and dark grey, becoming lighter grey and smoother higher up. Jamun trees start flowering from March to April. The flowers are fragrant and small, about 5 mm in diameter. The fruits develop by May or June and resemble large berries.The fruit is oblong, ovoid. Unripe fruit looks green. As it matures, its color changes to pink, then to shining crimson red and finally to black color.The seed of the fruit is used in various alternative healing systems like Ayurveda.

  • It regulates blood sugar level
  • It is Good for diabetics-The fruit is associated with lowered risk of secondary complications of diabetes. The leaves, barks, and seeds are the most useful parts among which the seeds are popular for their anti diabetic properties..
  • Acts as a Blood Purifier: Black Plum has adequate amount of iron and vitamin C. The presence of iron in the black plum is good to increase the hemoglobin count. The fruits iron content acts as blood purifying agent.
  • Improves Bone Strength: The fruit also has healthy amount of nutrients like calcium, iron, potassium and Vitamin C, which makes it great for boosting immunity and bone strength.
  • Treats Infections: The fruit as well as the other parts of the plant has compounds like malic acid, gallic acid, oxalic acid and tannins which makes the fruit as a anti-malarial, anti-bacterial, anti-infective and gastro protective properties.
  • Fights Anemia: The fruit is rich in Iron content and daily eating of this fruit, cures anemia and jaundice and also good for ladies who suffers for menstrual problems.
  • Its high level of vitamin C availability makes body immunity system strong..