Properties of the Jack Fruit aid the immune system's cell growth and development.
Different parts of the fruit are used for varying affects. The leaves are useful in fever, boils, wounds and skin diseases.
The young fruits are acrid, astringent, and carminative. The ripe fruits are sweet, cooling, laxative, aphrodisiac and also used as a brain tonic. The seeds are, diuretic, and constipating.
The wood is nervine, anti-diabetic, sedative and is useful in convulsions 3. The ash of Jackfruit leaves is used in case of ulcers. Mixed with vinegar, the latex promotes healing of abscesses, snakebite and glandular swellings.
The root is a remedy for skin diseases and asthma. An extract of the root is taken in cases of fever and diarrhea. The bark is made into poultices. Heated leaves are placed on wounds. The wood has a sedative property and its pith is said to be abortifacient.
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