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A fruit-bearing tree with botanical and medical significance, Syzygium cumini is another name for Jamun. This abstract summarizes its traditional usage, phytochemistry, pharmacological actions, and botanical description. A native of the Indian subcontinent, the Syzygium cumini is an evergreen tree of modest size. Ovoid, dark purple to black fruits are tasty and astringent when ripe; the plant has glossy, dark-green foliage and pinkish-white blossoms. ‘Phytochemical studies have shown that the plant contains essential oils, tannins, polyphenols, and flavonoids, among other beneficial components.’ Its antioxidant qualities are due in part to the anthocyanins and ellagic acid it contains. The pharmacological activity of Syzygium cumini have been studied and found to include anti-diabetic, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and antimicrobial actions. Because of their capacity to lower blood glucose levels, the fruit and other plant components have been investigated for their possible use in diabetes management. It is useful for preventing diseases caused by oxidative stress because of its antioxidant characteristics.For ages, Syzygium cumini has been a part of traditional medicine. It is suggested for management of diabetes and its complications in Ayurveda and traditional Indian medicine. Traditional medicine has long made use of this plant's bark, leaves, and fruit to alleviate a wide range of symptoms, from skin problems to diarrhea and dysentery. People eat this fruit because it has health advantages and nutrients.

Keywords

Anti-Inflammatory, Anti-Cancer, Antioxidant activity, Antidiabetic properties

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Yash s. chougule
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Department of Pharmacology, Ashokrao Mane Institute Of Pharmacy Ambap-416112, India

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Sourabh chougule
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Department of Pharmacology, Ashokrao Mane Institute Of Pharmacy Ambap-416112, India

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Satyam Pawar
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Yash S. Chougule , N. B. Chougule, Sourabh chougule, Satyam Pawar, Exploring the Therapeutic Potential of Syzygium cumini, Int. J. of Pharm. Sci., 2024, Vol 2, Issue 1, 461-471. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.10538463

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