It\u2019s a beautiful Wednesday to talk about the health benefits of duhat.\n\n\n\nYou may be more familiar with the other terms for duhat like Syzygium cumini, jamun, Malabar plum, Java plum, jambolan, or black plum.\n\n\n\nThis is my list of the health benefits of duhat. I\u2019ve collected these online as a reference for myself and might as well share it with you.\n\n\n\n1. Duhat Improves Immunity\n\n\n\nBecause of the richness of duhat in vitamins and minerals, it adds to your body\u2019s immune system functioning properly.\n\n\n\nIn particular, its high vitamin C content is very helpful with this.\n\n\n\nAccording to this published journal, duhat has antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral properties that help protect your body from many different diseases.\n\n\n\n2. Adds To The Production Of Hemoglobin\n\n\n\nDuhat is high in iron which makes it a good source of it.\n\n\n\nIron in your body is needed for the production of healthy blood cells and purification of your blood.\n\n\n\nA good amount of healthy blood optimizes the distribution of nutrition and oxygen all over your body.\n\n\n\n3. Duhat Improves Bone Health\n\n\n\nDuhat contains nutrients that are helpful in keeping your bone strength.\n\n\n\nVitamin C, calcium, iron, and potassium are just some of these nutrients that contribute to keeping your bones healthy.\n\n\n\nIt can lead to the prevention of osteoporosis and other conditions caused by calcium deficiency.\n\n\n\n4. Is Rich In Vitamins And Minerals\n\n\n\nThere are lots of nutrients you can get from consuming raw duhat.\n\n\n\nSome of the vitamins you can get are vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B3, vitamin B6, and vitamin C.\n\n\n\nAs for the minerals, you can get calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, and sodium.\n\n\n\n5. Duhat Has Antibacterial Properties\n\n\n\nDuhat has been seen to possess antibacterial properties which are good for warding off infections in your body.\n\n\n\nIt can prevent common fevers as well as may be able to reduce the risk of having sepsis.\n\n\n\n6. Indirectly Aids In Liver Health\n\n\n\nThe liver is the main organ that deals with toxins in the body. This is where duhat can help.\n\n\n\nSince duhat is a good agent in purifying the blood, it somewhat lessens the workload that your liver is doing.\n\n\n\nThis can help your liver reduce liver function stress that can lead to different kinds of diseases or disorders due to poor liver health.\n\n\n\nMakabuhay is another plant that can help detoxify your body. Here\u2019s my article about makabuhay\u2019s health benefits.\n\n\n\n7. Duhat Is A Source Of Antioxidants\n\n\n\nSome darker colored fruits like duhat contain anthocyanin which acts as an antioxidant that helps protect you from free radical damages.\n\n\n\nNot to mention that this fruit is rich in vitamin C which can also act as an antioxidant in your body.\n\n\n\n8. Treats Different Digestive Disorders\n\n\n\nDuhat is amazing in dealing with a number of digestive problems like diarrhea and ulcer.\n\n\n\nIt has antibacterial properties that can help deal with infections in your digestive system that can lead to different disorders.\n\n\n\nIt can also help you get regular bowel movement which prevents constipation.\n\n\n\n9. Duhat Relieves Pain And Inflammation\n\n\n\nYou can boil the bark of the duhat tree and use the warm water as an application topically to parts of your body which are in pain and inflamed.\n\n\n\nIt should provide calmness and relief for your pain and reduce the swelling.\n\n\n\n10. Improves Stamina\n\n\n\nDrinking duhat juice can help improve your overall body stamina.\n\n\n\nNot only is it good for treating anemia, but it is also good for your sexual stamina.\n\n\n\n11. Duhat Helps Regulate Blood Pressure\n\n\n\nDuhat may be able to help people suffering from hypertension.\n\n\n\nThe seed extracts contain ellagic acid which is a certain type of antioxidant that can keep in check the rapid fluctuations of your blood pressure.\n\n\n\n12. Is Good For The Skin\n\n\n\nDuhat is a good source of vitamin C which plays a big role in keeping your skin healthy.\n\n\n\nIt contributes to brightening and lightening your skin.\n\n\n\nIts antioxidant properties are helpful in fighting free radicals that cause premature aging of your skin.\n\n\n\nIt is also helpful in improving your skin regeneration and skin texture.\n\n\n\nYou can also use duhat seeds to treat acne. Just crush the seeds and mix it with cow milk. Make a paste out of it and apply it to the affected part.\n\n\n\n13. Duhat Aids In Weight Loss\n\n\n\nDuhat is low in calories and is a good source of fiber.\n\n\n\nSo if you\u2019re trying to shed some pounds, you may want to eat duhat for your snacks instead of the usual potato chips.\n\n\n\n14. May Aid With Diabetes Management\n\n\n\nDuhat has a low glycemic index which makes it a good snack for people who are suffering from diabetes.\n\n\n\nThis fruit contains oleanolic acid which is known to have anti-diabetic properties.\n\n\n\nOleanolic acid has the ability to improve insulin response and secretion of chemicals that are responsible for lowering your blood sugar.\n\n\n\n15. Duhat Relieves Headaches\n\n\n\nMunching down duhat for snacks may help you relieve your headaches.\n\n\n\nIt\u2019s been noted that there are certain substances in duhat that are able to reduce headaches with varying degrees of severity.\n\n\n\n16. Supports Oral Health\n\n\n\nVitamin C also contributes to keeping your teeth healthy. Duhat contains a lot of this.\n\n\n\nIt can both keep your gums and teeth healthy. It is able to aid with bleeding gum problems.\n\n\n\nIt also seems to help with conditions like bad breath.\n\n\n\n17. Duhat May Help Protect Your Heart\n\n\n\nDuhat contains triterpenoids which are helpful in keeping your heart healthy. These can inhibit cholesterol in your body.\n\n\n\nThey can slow down the accumulation and production of cholesterol in your body.\n\n\n\nAs you may know, the imbalance of cholesterol levels or having a high bad cholesterol level can lead to different cardiovascular diseases.\n\n\n\nTo add to this, duhat contains potassium that\u2019s beneficial against high blood pressure which can cause heart attacks or strokes.\n\n\n\n18. Treats Cough And Sore Throat\n\n\n\nIf you\u2019re currently experiencing coughs or sore throat, you may want to drink duhat juice or eat the fruits.\n\n\n\nBecause of its vitamin C content, duhat is able to help with the healing process and prevent infections that can lead to coughs and sore throat.\n\n\n\nIt can also act as an antihistamine that can treat allergic reactions that may cause coughs and colds.\n\n\n\n19. Duhat Is A Home Remedy For Hemorrhoids\n\n\n\nIt\u2019s been said that drinking duhat juice can help treat bleeding hemorrhoids.\n\n\n\nIt\u2019s also been observed to aid in treating veins that are prone to bursting.\n\n\n\n20. Treats Bruises And Cuts\n\n\n\nYou can create a paste out of duhat fruits and use it as a home remedy for treating minor bruises and cuts.\n\n\n\nIt can speed up the process of healing and prevent infections because of its antibacterial properties.\n\n\n\nConclusion\n\n\n\nThere you have it, the many health benefits of duhat.\n\n\n\nWe used to have a duhat tree at the back of our house when we were younger. We usually eat these fruits with salt.\n\n\n\nYou may have guessed it already. My favorite health benefit of duhat is its quality to relieve pain and inflammation.\n\n\n\nThis is needed for my gouty arthritis condition.\n\n\n\nHow about you? What\u2019s your favorite duhat health benefit?\n\n\n\nIf you think this article is valuable and know someone who can benefit from it, please do share this.\n\n\n\nThank you!\n\n\n\nP.S.\n\n\n\nIt\u2019s been about 2 weeks now that we are home-quarantined. I honestly don\u2019t know if we\u2019re already affected by COVID-19 but we\u2019re not seeing any symptoms of it except for some mild coughs.\n\n\n\nBut I think it should be dry coughs as what I\u2019ve read and heard from the news.\n\n\n\nI hope everyone is feeling well as we push through this pandemic.\n\n\n\nMake sure that you eat healthily, drink a lot of water, and sleep well to keep our immune system functioning properly.\n\n\n\nStay safe everyone!