Jujube (scientific name: Ziziphus jujuba Mill.) is a plant of the genus Jujuba in the plum family, which turns red when mature. Often dried to make dried dates. Its vitamin content is very high, it has the reputation of "natural vitamin pill" and has the effect of nourishing yin and nourishing yang. As a good nourishing product, jujube is known as "three jujubes in solar eclipse, immortality".
It can be used for medicinal purposes. It has the effects of nourishing the stomach, invigorating the spleen, nourishing blood, nourishing, and strengthening the body. Both date kernels and roots can be used as medicine. Zao kernels can calm the nerves and are one of the important medicines.
The main difference from the original variant is: long branches have no thorns; young branches have no stipules. Flowering period from May to July, fruiting period from August to October.
The Chinese herbal medicine book "Ben Jing" records that red dates are sweet and warm in nature and return to the spleen and stomach meridian. They have the functions of nourishing the vital energy, nourishing blood and calming nerves, and alleviating the medicinal properties. Modern pharmacology found that red dates contain protein, sugar, Rich nutrients such as organic acids, vitamin A, vitamin C, a variety of trace calcium and amino acids.
Jujube can improve human immunity and inhibit cancer cells: pharmacological studies have found that red dates can promote the production of white blood cells, lower serum cholesterol, increase serum albumin, and protect the liver. Red dates also contain cancer cells that can inhibit cancer cells, Substance transformed by normal cells.
Red dates are also called jujubes, dried dates, dates and so on. Jujube is rich in protein, fat, sugar, carotene, B vitamins, vitamin C, vitamin P and phosphorus, calcium, iron and other ingredients. Among them, the content of vitamin C is among the best in fruits, and it is called "natural vitamin pills".