Rich in both carbohydrates and antioxidants, dried Jujube fruits contain a broad array of vitamins and minerals, amino acids, and flavonols. Culinary and medicinal uses of Jujube are also very popular. Its health benefits include lowering blood pressure, relieving dry skin, strengthening immune system, and relieving sore throat. It is also widely known to have high antioxidant effects, with high concentration of Vitamin A & C.
Appearance: Jujubes are red inside and out, with a crispy texture, edible skin, and a sweet-tart, apple-like flavor. When ripe, they can be stored at room temperature for about a week.
Jujube Fruit is as popular in China as apples are in the United States. It has been used in Chinese medicine for thousands of years.
In Chinese medicine, the jujube is prescribed to nourish the blood, liver and spleen; to strengthen Qi; to cleanse the body through detoxification; to quiet irritated and racing mind.
Jujubes have calming properties, are a good source of natural antioxidants, and can help promote relaxation, maintain liver function, limit free radical damage, maintain cholesterol levels already within the normal range, and even treat hair loss.