Jujube is highly regarded as a sedative in Traditional Chinese Medicine. The jujube fruit, when mixed with salt and pepper cure indigestion . Arch Pharm Res 2005;28(2):159-163. People with latex allergy. View abstract. Biomol Ther (Seoul). Al-Reza, S. M., Yoon, J. I., Kim, H. J., Kim, J. S., and Kang, S. C. Anti-inflammatory activity of seed essential oil from Zizyphus jujuba. For professional medical information on natural medicines, see Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database Professional Version.© Therapeutic Research Faculty . Evid Based Complement Alternat.Med 4-1-2009; View abstract. In terms of the benefits and harms of jujube, benefits and side effects of jujube fruit on health will be given in this post. In addition to this, the dietary fibers present in the jujube fruit minimize the rate at which sugar gets absorbed into the bloodstream and thus helps in controlling diabetes. J Med Food 2010;13(3):557-563. Giving zizyphus to infants with jaundice doesn't seem to reduce levels of bilirubin, the chemical in the blood that causes skin yellowing. Kandimalla R, Dash S, Kalita S, Choudhury B, Malampati S, Kalita K, Kalita B, Devi R, Kotoky J. Journal of Natural Remedies 2004;4:47-51. 2002;79(1):13-16. Koohi-Hosseinabadi O, Andisheh-Tadbir A, Bahadori P, Sepehrimanesh M, Mardani M, Tanideh N. Comparison of the therapeutic effects of the dietary and topical forms of Zizyphus jujuba extract on oral mucositis induced by 5-fluorouracil: A golden hamster model. The fruit is turned into dried paste used by school kids. This is because excessive consumption of this fruit may lower our blood sugar to a very low level and thereby increases the risk of hypoglycemia. Jujube fruit or jujuba is a species of the Ziziphus genus and belongs to buckthorn family. View abstract. 2016 Sep7;7:298. This information is meant to supplement, not replace advice from your doctor or healthcare provider and is not meant to cover all possible uses, precautions, interactions or adverse effects. Huang, X., Kojima-Yuasa, A., Xu, S., Norikura, T., Kennedy, D. O., Hasuma, T., and Matsui-Yuasa, I. fruit: a review of current knowledge of fruit composition and health benefits. Jujube fruit is a healthy snack as it is low in calories and high in fiber. Yoshikawa, M., Murakami, T., Ikebata, A., Wakao, S., Murakami, N., Matsuda, H., and Yamahara, J. Bioactive saponins and glycosides. Triggers Chest Pain. Effect of samgyetang feeding on plasma lipids, glucose, glycosylated hemoglobin, and stress-induced gastric ulcers in mice. Biosci.Biotechnol.Biochem 2003;67(6):1284-1291. As per a research study conducted by the National Cancer Institute, it was observed that smokers who took beta-carotene supplements on a regular basis for a long period of time were at a higher risk of developing lung cancer in comparison to those who didn’t take beta-carotene supplement. One of the other effects of antioxidants is on the skin. Rich In Vitamin C. Jujubes are a powerhouse of essential vitamins and antioxidants. Special Precautions and Warnings: Diabetics should avoid taking jujube fruit as it can negatively affect the blood sugar levels by lowering blood sugar. View abstract. Pharmazie 2009;64(2):104-109. and presence of these compounds make them very beneficial for us as they provide a number of health and beauty benefits. 1989;27(1-2):121-127. View abstract. However, one should remember that “moderation is the key”. 4-21-2009;122(3):555-560. Nesseem, D. I., Michel, C. G., Sleem, A. However, evidence from epidemiologic and clinical studies is largely lacking. View abstract. Am J Chin Med 2008;36(4):729-744. fruit: a review of current knowledge of fruit composition and health benefits.