COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF ANTIOXIDANT PROFILES OF BARK, LEAVES AND SEEDS OF SYZYGIUM CUMINI (INDIAN BLACKBERRY)
Authors: Rabbeya Haroon * 1 , Dr. Seemal Jelani 2 and Fakiha Komal Arshad 3
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Syzygium cumini is an evergreen tropical tree, highly domesticated to Pakistan, India,
Bangladesh and Indonesia. All parts of this plant are used for medicinal purposes. Preclinical
studies done over decades on various parts of this plant have emphasized on its pharmacological
dimension. Syzygium cumini bark being astringent and sour is reported to possess antioxidant 
, anti inflammatory  and antithelmintic  , anticancer and hypoglycemic properties .
Its elliptic and leathery leaves were observed of antioxidant , antibacterial  antiinflammatory
 and antidiabetic  are used in the treatment of gums and teeth. The bark
and leaves of the subject plant work against diarrhea. Seeds of Syzygium cumini claimed to have
antioxidant activity  antidiabetic      , enzymatic inhibition,
and works against inflammation too   .