Indian blackberry, also known as Java plum, black plum, jambolan, or jamun, is a tropical evergreen tree in the Myrtaceae genus of flowering plants. It is mostly used for conventional treatment of diarrhoea, ulcers, inflammation, and diabetes mellitus. It is a good source of anthocyanin, which is useful against analgesic characteristics, and it has medicinal benefits. Additionally, it possesses antineoplastic, radioprotective, and chemopreventive qualities. The information about the therapeutic benefits of Indian blackberries for human health is briefly described in the current article.
Shampa Chowdhury, Souvik Tewari, Paromita Mukherjee, Anirban Pattanayak. A short review on medicinal value of Indian blackberry (Syzygium cumini L.). International Journal of Food Science and Nutrition, Volume 7, Issue 3, 2022, Pages 158-161