Botanical Name – Ziziphus jujuba
Chinese Name – SUAN ZAO REN
English Name – Sour Chinese Date (Seed)
Ziziphus jujuba, commonly called jujube, red date, Chinese date, Korean date, or Indian dateis a species of Ziziphus in the buckthorn family (Rhamnaceae). SUAN ZAO REN refers to the dried mature seeds of Ziziphus jujube.
It is a small deciduous tree or shrub reaching a height of 5–12 metres, usually with thorny branches. Its precise natural distribution is uncertain due to extensive cultivation, but is thought to be in southern Asia, between Lebanon, northern India, and southern and central China, and possibly also south eastern Europe.
Medicinal Action and Uses
Insomnia – Thanks to its special healing properties on insomnia, it is regarded as the “Oriental sleeping fruit.” Jujube seeds can effectively help relieve insomnia naturally, improve sleep quality, and relieve headaches, dizziness, fatigue and other phenomena.
Nervine – The seeds can help to Calm the mind and sooth the nerves. It can also relieve stress, anxiety, depression, memory loss, neurasthenia and other symptoms.
Nutritional – It is rich in vitamin C too. Eating it regularly can replenish vitamin C required in order to maintain good nutritional balance.
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Cut herbs are herbs which have been harvested and then cut into smaller pieces, suitable for further processing. Cut herbs like Ziziphus jujuba syn. spinosa / SUAN ZAO REN / Sour Chinese Date (Seed) Cut can be used to produce tinctures or fluid extracts. They can also be used in herbal teas and infusions.