Other Common Names
|Tamil Name||: இலந்தை / Ilanthai Vatral|
|English Name||: Indian jujube, Indian plum|
|Hindi Name||: बेर पत्ते / Ber patte|
|Malayalam Name||: ലാന്റ / Lanta, Lantakkura|
|Telugu Name||: రేగి ఆకూ / Regi aku|
Ber is widely known as Ilanthai in Tamil which is a medium-sized subtropical tree belonging to the botanical genus Ziziphus Mauritiana, which is best known for the small berry fruits produced by this plant. This sub-tropical tree grows over 1,400 m above from ground level, in the central hills, barren lands, and forests.
Its small and beautiful fruits are enjoyed by children and adults alike. Each of the tree’s perforated branches is approximately 5m to 8m high and its trunk is 85 cm in circumference. The bark is irregularly cracked and is very coarse, dull black, or gray. Also, in some of the oldest trees, the green algae are covered with several layers, which sometimes appear green.
Its oval-shaped leaves have a 5 mm long petiole. In addition, this plant has excellent serration with a length of 3.8 cm and a width of 2.9 cm. The dark green tops are bright and the undersides are white. All the yellow flowers that bloom on this tree are clustered on its leaf axils. Although these trees grow in a short period of time, it can take at least two to three years before they begin producing fruit. Due to the numerous health benefits of Jujube, it is also used in Ayurveda to treat various health problems.
- Skin Health
Jujube fruit is an excellent medicine for treating various irritations and inflammations on the skin, including psoriasis, eczema, and acne. Regular consumption of jujube fruit juice can help prevent the appearance of scars and wrinkles on the face. It keeps the skin-tight and fresh with the help of oxygenated blood.
- Bone Strength
The best source to strengthen your bones is to properly maintain the mineral content in your body. If you lack essential minerals and nutrients then try to increase minerals like calcium, phosphorus, and iron, at the end of the day you can ensure that bones will remain strong. Most older people suffer from osteoporosis and other bone degradation conditions, to avoid such conditions, consume jujube fruit in your daily diet.
- Increase Immunity
Flavonoids naturally produce free radicals in the blood circulatory system which may result in heart blockage and many other cardiovascular problems. But some other flavonoids consists of antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-cancerous characteristics. These might help in reducing the risk of cancer cell formation, cures various digestive disorders, and decrease allergies and hence increases immunity.
- Blood Detoxification
Indian jujube fruit is completely packed with Saponins and alkaloids, it helps to purify your blood and eliminate the harmful toxins from the body. The Jujube seeds are rich in antioxidants so it can prevent you from numerous diseases and disorders, and also ease the stress on the immune and lymphatic system.
- Treats Cancer
Jujube fruit is an excellent medicine for a reduction in free radical activity and the spread of cancerous cells. Antioxidants in Indian jujube make an effective and preventative method for cancer, and it treats other chronic conditions like heart disease.
- Stress and Anxiety
Jujube fruit has anxiolytic effects on the body so it can have an impact on hormonal levels and give a calm, relaxed feel for your mind and body. If you’re suffering from chronic stress and anxiety, then utilize Indian jujube in any form, surely you can see the result within a week. Then consume the dried Indian jujube supplement to protect the body from the side effects of extended exposure to stress hormones.
- Juice of the root and bark is the traditional medicine for alleviating gout and rheumatism.
- Jujube fruit boosts the digestive system and prevents digestive disorders.
- It is low in calories and high in protein intake and helps in controlling body weight.
- Jujube seeds are used to make medicines for the liver, heart, and digestive organs.
- It acts as an energy booster in cases of fatigue, loss of energy, and lack of appetite.
- It is also found useful in the treatment of itching, which is caused by several skin disorders, hysteria.
There are no side effects in using this product, and you can consider the medical advice for the usage of this product during pregnancy.
Harvesting & Manufacturing Methods
All herbs are 100% naturally harvested, dried, and processed without the chemical interactions that assure the natural herb products.