Jamun and Amla (Indian Gooseberry) are two wild fruits that the tribal communities gather from the forests in the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve.
Jamun or Black Plum is a dark coloured fruit known to have several health benefits such as relieving stomach pain, resolve digestive tract issues, has anti diabetic properties, helps in providing relief for cough & cold and also acts as an anti-ageing agent.
At Aadhimalai Jamun pulp is mixed with jaggery to make jams. No preservatives or chemicals are added to this jam.
Wild Amla pulp is used to make jams. This is mixed with sulphur-free sugar to make jams which are free from preservatives and chemicals.