The June plum is a fruit that is rich in vitamin C. It improves the function of the immune system. It also improves the formation of collagen and accelerates the wound healing process.
The fruit also contains antioxidants and helps prevent free radical damage.
Leaves extract are quite beneficial for treating cough. About 3 or 4 fresh leaves of June plum tree is boiled in two cups of water and allowed to stand for few minutes. The concoction is strained and usually taken with honey.
Fruit can also be used to treat cough. Two or three pieces of the June plum fruit are shredded and the water is squeezed. A pinch of salt can be added to the extract and consumed thrice a day to relieve cough.
2. Controlling cholesterol levels
The fruit consists of good amount of vitamin C which helps to metabolize cholesterol into bile acids, which may have implications for blood cholesterol levels and the incidence of gallstones. So this fruit useful to control your cholesterol levels.
3. Improves Vision
June plum fruit is considered a wonderful source of vitamin A. It plays an important role in the visual perception. Compound of vitamin A known as retinol helps distribute images that are received by the retina of the eye. Decoction of the June plum leaves is used as a wash for sore eyes.
4. Boosts Immune System
As we have discussed below June plum fruit is rich in vitamin C. It improves the function of the immune system. It also improves the formation of collagen and quickens the wound healing process. The fruit also consists of antioxidants and helps prevent free radical damage.
5. Prevent premature aging
Apart from that, vitamin C present in June plum can protect important molecules, such as proteins, lipids (fats), carbohydrates, and nucleic acids (DNA and RNA) from damage caused by free radicals, toxins, or pollutants. Free radicals are one of the causes of premature aging.
6. Helps Treat Digestive Problems
June plum consists of good amount of dietary fiber, which facilitates digestion and helps clear the bowel. Pulp of the fruit is recommended for those who suffer from constipation and dyspepsia (indigestion). High water content of the fruit prevents dehydration.
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