Seleima/Sileibi - Manipur Medicinal Plants

Common Name

English :Rose apple
Hindi :Jamun
Manipuri :Seleima/Sileibi

Scientific Name

Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Family :Myrtaceae
Genus :Syzgium
Species :jambosĀ  Alston.
Habit :Handsome tree
Parts Used :Bark, Fruit
Mode of Preparation :Fruits eaten and also used for making candid fruits, jellies and souses.
Mode of use :Fresh
Ingredients :Fruits contains vitamin A, thiamine, riboflavin, nicotinic acid, vitamin C, folic acid, aspartic acid, calcium and vitamin B complex. Leaves yeild an essential oil.
Ailment Treated:Bark is astringent, haemostatic, depurative and anthelmintic. Fruits are sweet, aromatic and edible.

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Manipur Medicinal Plants