Jujubes are the fruits of the jujube, or Ziziphus jujuba, a plant of the Rhamnaceae family also known as the Chinese date. Jujubes help to regulate blood pressure, have laxative properties but have also a digestive, disinfectant and antioxidant effect against free radicals. These fruits are rich in vitamins A, B and C, useful in protecting and strengthening the immune system, bring mineral salts such as potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium and phosphorus, improve brain performance and help to fight nervousness. Jujubes can be consumed as fresh fruit but you can also prepare a tea with dried jujubes. Bring to boil a cup of water and 7-8 dehydrated jujubes, simmer for a couple of minutes then filter and drink. The infusion is a remedy against stress, poor memory and concentration but also to heal and prevent sore throat, inflammations of the respiratory tract and neuralgia, in fact, jujubes are also characterized by anti inflammatory properties.
Anti-inflammatory, laxative and antioxidant properties, help to control blood pressure, strengthen the immune system, promote brain function, remedy in case of nervousness, respiratory tract infections, sore throat and neuralgia.