Jambolan Tea aid in High Blood Sugar Treatment
Jambolan - Syzygium Jambolana
Used part: Stem, Leaf
The jambolão ( Syzygium Cumini Lamarck ) originates in India, having adapted well to Brazil, especially to the northeast region. There are several names in our country, such as: jamelão, jalão, jambú, jambuí, northeast olive, etc. The tree is from the same guava family and the pitanga, myrtaceae. Oval and dark fruits are similar to olives when ripe, and because of the color of these fruits, the tree is used in garden ornamentation, including in Brasilia, is very common in flowerbeds and blocks. In Brazil the fruit is usually consumed in natura, but it can also be used in jams, sweets, liqueurs, wine, vinegar, jellies, pies, etc.
Several diseases are combated with frequent consumption of jambolan, but the major benefit is the decrease in glucose levels in blood and urine. Diabetics are the best people to use the fruit which, according to recent studies, also have the ability to "kill" leukemic cells.
Vascular problems are also avoided when eating jambolan daily, as well as chronic diseases and the premature aging of cells. Some antioxidant compounds found in fruit protect the body from agents that may cause cancer in the stomach or intestines in the future. The astringent power of the jambolon is also well known and the fruit, as well as the tea made with its seeds , is indicated for people with diarrhea.
Good Herbal Remedy:
- Cardiovascular diseases
- Attenuate inflammatory processes
- Put 1 tablespoon of herb to a quart of water
- Turn off when the water reaches boil
- Cover and leave the solution muffled for about 10 minutes
- Strain and drink
How to drink:
Take 1 to 2 cups a day.
Jambolan should not be over-consumed during pregnancy or breastfeeding, and in the case of diabetics, frequent monitoring of blood sugar levels should be performed because of the risk of hypoglycemia.