Bees make Honey, collecting nectars from different flowers. Similarly, when they make Honey using plenty of Jamun flower nectar, we call it Jamun Honey.
It is not flavoured Honey. Jamun Honey is natural and genuine, harvested during its flowering season in India. No artificial flavour!
Jamun Honey is Unifloral Honey:
It is unifloral because it contains abundant bee pollen and nectar from the Jamun flower.
The abundant bee pollen and its natural Jambul aroma confirm the rawness of Jamun Honey.
Also, the Jamun flower pollen in Jamun Honey contains a minimum of 45% and a maximum of 80% of Jamun nectar and pollen. So, this pollen count confirms the authenticity of Jamun Honey.
It is a unique type of natural Honey that offers similar benefits to Jamun fruit. Furthermore, it is famous for people with diabetes.
Also, Jamun Honey is safe for people with diabetes and is the best replacement for table sugar which is highly harmful.
It contains a rich source of nutrients that is ideal for medicinal use.
Characteristics of Jamun Honey:
Jamun Honey comes in a dark colour, gives you a bittersweet taste, and offers Jamun flower’s aroma. And it is turbid due to its rich pollen content.
Let’s know More about the Jamun Tree, its Flower and Fruit:
We even call the Jamun tree Jambul or Syzygium Cumini tree that usually grows about 50 – 100 feet tall, mainly in the Indian subcontinent.
It is grown in every part of India because it blooms mainly in tropical and subtropical areas. And India lies entirely in the tropical and subtropical region.
The countries where Jamun trees grow mostly are in South Asia – like India, Sri Lanka and Nepal.
In India, Jamun trees are primarily grown in the northern part during its season in June and July. That means the summer is the peak season of Jamun flowering and its fruits.
Jamun tree flowers grow in clusters at the tip of their stem, and they are small white flowers in size.
The flowers are rich in pollen and nectar that attracts Honey bees a lot as it is a festive treat for them.
Apis Dorsata family of bees are good at collecting nectar from Jamun flowers.
Similarly, Apis Mellifera – the domesticated bees, Apis Cerena Indica and Apis Florea also collect the nectar from Jamun flowers when the atmosphere is suitable and favourable.
Jamun Fruit: The Other Names, Taste and Colour:
We call Jamun fruit with different names like Black plum, Jambul, Kala Jamun, Jambolan, Java plum, blackberry etc.
The colour of Jamun fruit is dark purple to black skin, and its flesh colour is pink or sometimes white depending upon the ripen condition.
How do we eat Jamun Fruit? We eat Jamun fruits fresh. Directly or by sprinkling salt on it that gives you an astringent or sharp Jamun taste.
What does it Contain?
It is a nutritious food containing nutrients like Iron, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Potassium, Zinc, Folic acid and more.
Therefore, many people use Jamun Fruit due to its medicinal benefits in treating digestive problems, respiratory infections, and anaemia.
The Jamun fruits have magical benefits, and its seeds and wood offer equally remarkable benefits.
Ultimately, the Jamon Honey becomes even more valuable when bees make Raw Honey using nectar from its Jamun flower.
Components and Benefits of Jamun Honey:
Antioxidant: It helps you from many diseases like heart ailments, cancer and other serious illness.
Antifungal and Antibacterial: It kills harmful bacteria, fungus and protects you from other infections.
Anti-inflammatory: it helps in healing wounds and controls diabetes symptoms and suitable for gastrointestinal diseases.
Flavonoids: This helps in keeping free radicals away. As a result, it prevents clogged arteritis and keeps your nervous system healthy.
Vitamins and Minerals: Helps reduce bad cholesterol and fatty acid. So, helpful for weight loss and reducing obesity.
Due to its antibacterial effect and acidic nature, using Jamun Honey may prevent cavities.
This Jamun Honey is raw, which helps in your digestive system. It soothes the stomach lining and improves digestion.
It has a sedative effect helping you to have a calm, relaxed and sound sleep.
Jamun Honey Good for Diabetic Patients:
Traditional medicine practitioners advise diabetics patient to use Jamun Fruits and its seeds due to its valuable benefits that control diabetic related symptoms.
Various studies are revealing the healthy benefits of Jamun Honey, particularly for people with diabetes because it has a low glycemic index.
Furthermore, it lowers the fasting “serum glucose” and helps increase fasting ‘c’ peptides.
So, with Jamun Honey, people with diabetes can enjoy the taste of raw sweet Honey with no fear or harmful effects.
Bharat Honey provides raw Jamun Honey that is perfect even for type ‘2’ diabetics.
Usage of Jamun Honey:
Jamun Honey is the best replacement for table sugar for a diabetic. However, it is advisable to consult with your general physician before making it part of your diet.
- It goes well with the tea. Sweeten your tea with Jamun Honey.
- You can taste a spoon of Jamun Honey after a meal.
- For instant energy, you can mix one teaspoon of Honey in a glass of water and drink.
- Regular consumption of Jamun Honey may help from body complications like weakness and pain.
- The other practical usage of Jamun Honey is that you can mix it with the powders of Ashwagandha, Fenugreek and Cinnamon. This mixture is beneficial for diabetic patients, as it reduces weaknesses and pain.
Jamun Honey is 100% natural, healthy and offers good medicinal benefits. Mainly, it is an excellent alternative to sugar for people with diabetes.