1. Helps relieve insomnia.
Galactose, which sweeten jujube, help to stabilize the mind and body and induce sleep. Also, dates are rich in magnesium. Magnesium stimulates the production of the hormone serotonin and has a calming effect, which induces sleep and helps you sleep comfortably. If you eat jujubes regularly, you can see the effect of relieving insomnia, and since the seeds contain more of them, it is recommended to drink them as tea or take them in powder form. Drink a cup of jujube tea before bed to end the day.
2. It is effective in strengthening immunity.
Jujube contains a large amount of substances that improve immunity. In addition, it contains 7 times more vitamin C than oranges and tangerines and 50 times more than apples. Consuming jujubes regularly can prevent respiratory-related diseases such as colds.
3. It is good for preventing anemia.
One of the symptoms of iron and folic acid deficiency is anemia. Jujubes are rich in iron and folic acid, which are components that help red blood cell production, so you can prevent and improve anemia.
4. It has anti-cancer effect.
Jujube contains flavonoids and beta-carotene. These ingredients show excellent anticancer effects, and they are said to block cancer cells to some extent because they inhibit the onset of cancer and prevent metastasis. In addition, since it is rich in dietary fiber, it has the effect of adsorbing and excreting carcinogens, showing excellent anticancer effect.
5. Helps relieve hangover.
Jujubes contain various vitamins. Among them, it contains abundant vitamin C, which is said to help the body recover from fatigue due to excessive drinking, and has excellent detoxifying properties, which is said to be a great help in relieving hangovers.
6. Helps relieve stress.
In fact, jujube is said to be used as a medicine to treat symptoms such as hysteria. This is because dates contain sugars such as galactose, maltose and sucrose that give them a sweet taste. These ingredients relieve anxiety, relieve stress, and provide psychological stability. If you are under a lot of stress or your heart is pounding due to tension and anxiety, eat jujube or drink it as tea.
8. It is effective for skin beauty and anti-aging.
Jujube is effective for skin beauty and anti-aging through antioxidant action. Jujubes are rich in vitamin C, which gives the skin shine and elasticity, and contains large amounts of vitamins E and P to strengthen capillaries, and is said to be good for anti-aging by removing free radicals. There is an old saying, ‘If you don’t eat jujubes even after seeing them, you will get old’.
9. Helps Bone Health
Jujubes are rich in minerals, which help to strengthen bones and prevent osteoporosis. In addition, components such as selenium, manganese, copper, and magnesium contained in jujube help bone development. When consumed by growing children, it helps in growth, and when consumed by the elderly with weakened bones, it helps prevent bone-related diseases such as osteoporosis.
Jujube Side Effects
Jujube is non-toxic and has no side effects. However, it has a warm nature, so it is recommended to consume less or avoid it if possible if you have a high body temperature or fever. Also, if you consume too much green jujubes instead of red ripe jujubes, you may experience diarrhea or high fever due to poor gastrointestinal function.