Dates; Medicinal Uses, Interesting Fats
- Phoenix dactylifera
- The proportion of Calcium and Phosphorus are almost same as remain in Human body.
- Full of minerals and essentials vitamins.
- Basically it is fruit of Deserts but Dates can be found in all over India though the fruits quality are better in deserts,
- Dates for the middle east are considered best for the taste and benefits,
- Origin is somehow not known but believed to be in Iraq.
- Used as staple food in Middle east and Indus valley.
- Evidences said that even 6000 BC there was some history of Dates cultivation.
- Fossil study shows some evidence of Dates presence even 50 million years ago.
- Egypt, Iran, and Saudi Arabia are the tree top producer of dates.
- In Pakistani a syrup of dates used in lather industry for coating bags to prevent leakage.
Medicinal Properties & Uses:
- Regular consumption of dates keeps us fit and fine.
- Regular consumption of dates keeps the cancer away.
- Regular consumption of dates is very much beneficial for our nervous system.
- Regular consumption of dates is very nutritious that is why used by many pharmaceutical companies as body mass enhancing formulas.
- Regular consumption of dates is good for people suffering from Anemia.
- It is the source of almost all know minerals and vitamins essentials for us.
- Regular consumption of dates is even good for diabetic patients as it contains natural sugar and beneficial nutritious things.
- Regular consumption of dates is recommended for those who are physically weak.
- Regular consumption of dates is beneficial in recovery periods from any chronic illness.
- Regular consumption of dates is very much beneficial for pregnant women.