(GST) in mouse liver and intestine and bring about carcinogen detoxification.
Whole cloves might have chemoprotective activity against liver and bone marrow toxicity.
(The Review of Natural Products by Facts and Comparisons, 1999.)
Dosage Dried flower-bud—0.5— 2.0 g powder. (API, Vol. I.)
Syzygium cerasoideum
(Roxb.) Chatterjee & Kanjilal f.
Synonym S.
nervosum DC.
S. operculatum Niedenz.
Eugenia operculata Roxb.
Habitat Uttar Pradesh, Bihar,
Orissa and Assam up to 600 m and in the Western Ghats up to 900 m.
Ayurvedic Bhumi Jambu.
Folk Rai Jaamun, Dugdugiaa; Topaakudaa (Bihar), Peeta-jaam (Orissa).
Action Fruit—antirheumatic. Aerial parat—hypoglycaemic.

Root—rubefacient. Bark—bitter, astringent; given in dysentery, biliousness and bronchitis. A concentrate of the root infusion is applied and rubbed over painful joints. Aerial parts exhibit hypoglycaemic activity.
Syzygium cuminii (Linn.) Skeels.
S. jambolanum (Lam.) DC.
Eugeniajambolana Lam.
Habitat Cultivated throughout India up to 1,800 m.
English Java Plum, Jambolan, Black Plum.
Ayurvedic Jambu, Mahaaphalaa, Phalendraa, Surabhipatra. (Fruit— black.)

Unani Jaamun

Siddha/Tamil Naaval.

Action Fruit—stomachic, carminative, diuretic. Bark and seed— antidiarrhoeal. Seed—hypoglycaemic. Leaf—antibacterial, antidysenteric.
Key application Bark—in nonspecific acute diarrhoea and in topical therapy for mild inflammation of the oral-pharyngeal mucosa; externally in mild, superficial inflammation of the skin.
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