Why Jamun Wine is Healthy?
Jamun is an evergreen tropical tree in the flowering plant family Myrtaceae, native to India, Pakistan, Indonesia and Sri Lanka. It is also grown in other areas of southern Asia including Myanmar, Nepal and Afghanistan.
The tree was also introduced to Florida, USA in 1911 by the USDA, and is also now commonly planted in Suriname.
In Brazil, where it was introduced from India during Portuguese colonisation, it has spread out in the wild in some places, as many native birds such as thrushes, tanagers and the Great Kiskadee want their fruits.
The Jamun tree starts flowering in March-April.
The fragrant flowers of Jamun are small, nearly 5 millimetres in diameter.
This is followed by the fruit which appears in May-June and resembles a large berry.
The berry is oblong and ovoid.
It is green when just appearing, pink when as it matures, and shining crimson black when fully ripe.
Another variety comes in white and some people say that it can be used as a medicine.
Jamun fruit is a mixture of sweet, slightly sub acid spicy flavour that stands out even after eaten since it turns the tongue into purple color.
The fruit is universally accepted to be very good for medicinal purposes, especially diabetics.
The seed is also used in various alternative healing systems like Ayurveda, Unani and Chinese medicine for digestive ailments.
The leaves and bark are used for controlling blood pressure and gingivitis. Wine and vinegar are also made from the fruit.
Now a days in India the new trend has been came alive related to jamun.
The pull of jamun is very famous in youth specially in the age group of 25 to 30 yrs.
Lots of restaurants give the pull of jamun in small shots of tequila is called as jamun.
The pull of jamun tastes so pure and very tempting to feel.