n.1.(Bot.) A myrtaceous tree of the West Indies and tropical America (Calyptranthes Jambolana), with astringent bark, used for dyeing. It bears an edible fruit.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The seeds as well as the bark of Eugenia jambolana are preferred for its therapeutic advantages it offers.
Antihyperglycemic effect of the fruit-pulp of Eugenia jambolana in experimental diabetes mellitus.
Among the Roxburgh Icones, Eugenia jambolana (figure 3) is a good example--the line drawings of two large isolated leaves behind the painted branch contain handwriting, perhaps Roxburgh's, noting the characteristics of the leaf and fruit of the plant and that it is found in Bengal as well as on the Coromandel Coast.
Kumar et al., "Effect of thermal and thermosonication on anthocyanin stability in jamun (Eugenia jambolana) fruit juice," International Food Research Journal, vol.
Essential elements including Fe, Zn, Mn, and Cu were determined in six medicinal plants (Zizyphus jujube, Eugenia jambolana, Coccinia indica, Citrus acida, Ocimum sanctum, and Trigonella foenumgraecum) from India.
Antioxidant activity of phenolic components present in barks of Azadirachta indica, Terminalia arjuna, Acacia nilotica, and Eugenia jambolana Lam.
Phytochemistry, traditional uses and pharmacology of Eugenia jambolana Lam.