5 therapeutic effects of Chinese jujube fruit

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5 therapeutic effects of Chinese jujube fruit

Jujube (Ziziphus jujube) originated in China and has been cultivated for more than 4,000 years. It is also known by various names, such as Chinese dates, red dates, Indian woodpeckers, woodpeckers Korean and Tsao. Jujube fruit is also grown in North Africa, Russia, Southern Europe, Middle East and south-western part of the United States. When fully ripe, the fruit is fully red jujube contains high content of vitamin C. Healing properties of the fruit were discovered thousands of years ago by different cultures.

Fresh fruit jujube tastes a bit like apples. Usually, it consumed in the form of dried, powdered, tonic or tea.

Below are 5 treatment effects jujube fruit (and many others):

1 - cancer treatment -  According to the National Center for Biotechnology, juice from the fruit jujube has cytotoxic activity on various tumor cell lines. Studies have shown that the number of viable cells was reduced after treatment. These treatment effects were attributed jujube, among others due to the high content of biologically active substances. In addition, studies conducted over 20 years proven bioactive substances that play an important role in the prevention of chronic diseases.

2 - antioxidant properties:   Jujube fruit is an antioxidant with rejuvenating properties, has the ability to help clean skin.

3 - cleaning the blood -  Dried fruits contain saponins, alkaloids and triterpenoids. These three compounds are useful in cleaning the blood in digestion.

4 - Relief from stress -  Fruit jujube also has stress relieving effects. It is used in powder form, jujube fruit helps soothe nerves and reduce anxiety.

5 - many more advantages -  In China Jujube used to treat diarrhea, fatigue and loss of appetite. In Japan, research has shown the effects of jujube fruit to increase immunity.

Moreover, jujube fruit is used to improve muscle strength, increase endurance, and as a tonic to enhance liver function. One popular use is as a tea to treat sore throats . Eating fruit jujube help treat chronic fatigue, bronchitis and anemia.

Source: http://sk.nutritionproj.com