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- n. Calyptranthes jambolana, a myrtaceous tree of the West Indies and tropical America with astringent bark and edible fruit.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A myrtaceous tree of the West Indies and tropical America (Calyptranthes Jambolana), with astringent bark, used for dyeing. It bears an edible fruit.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An East Indian tree, Eugenia Jambolana, with hard and durable wood and edible fruit.
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Scientific synonyms include Syzygium jambolanum, Eugenia cumini and Eugenia jambolana.
(Eugenis jambolana) and haldu (Adina cardifolia) from green stage to 10 per cent moisture content for a thickness of 3.75 cm would require 17, 27 and 18 days respectively, while seasoning the same specimen under a shed in open air would need 35, 62 and 40 days (25).
(India, Sri Lanka 1, 2, 3) · Apply a decoction of 1 handful of Eugenia jambolana bark boiled in l liter of water.
At the head of a grave they plant a bough of the _jamun_ tree (_Eugenia jambolana_) so that the departed spirit may dwell under this cool and shady tree in the other world or in his next birth.
In the Philippines, its special habitat is the country around the Lake of Bay. liam-pó: A Chinese game of chance (?). lomboy: The jambolana, a small, blue fruit with a large stone.
The trees planted were banyan, pîpal, mango, tamarind, and jâman (_Eugenia jambolana_).
Thus diabetics with less severe cases can be effectively treated with herbs, including the leaves of huckleberry or whortleberry leaf (Vacanium myrtillus), bean pods, cedar berries (Juniperus monospermum), jambul (Syzguym jambolana), onions (Allium cepa), and trillium root (T. pendulum), In Traditional Chinese Medicine, chronic diabetes is treated with a formula called “Liu wei” or “Rehmannia Six Combination”; this is the basis of formula number 67.
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