Jujube fruit is native to the tropics and originates in China and Asian countries. However, little by little, this fresh and delicious fruit has found its own fans all over the world; it is interesting to know that in India and Pakistan it is called “Inab”. And in East Asia, it’s called “red dates,” “Chinese dates,” or “Indian dates,” because it’s both sweet and has a date-like core.
Birjand-South Khorasan with 97% of the area under jujube cultivation is considered as the first jujube producer in the country and the world, which can be invested in this product to take steps towards economic development of the province.
Jujube fruit is green when it has not yet ripened and is very similar to olive. This fruit, which has many healing properties, is 2 to 3 cm long after ripening and turns a bright reddish-orange color, and its skin is slightly wrinkled.
Jujube fruit, like dates, has a long, narrow core and is fully ripe in the fall.
This fruit is rich in vitamin C. In the fresh state, it is 36.74% and in the dry state, it is 65% to 77.77% sugar, and for this reason, it is used in the production of compotes and sweets. To help health and cure diseases.
Among the most important properties of jujube, the following can be mentioned:
- cancer treatment
- Improves skin health
- Help lose weight
- skin Cleaning
- Eliminate stress
- Help induce comfortable sleep
- Improving the immune system
- Liver protection
- Increased bone mineral density
- Detoxification of the body