A source of vitamins B and C, beta-carotene, calcium, iron, phosphorus and other substances, the plant that receives the name of jujube is an ally of human health. In addition, the herb has fats and sugars that are essential to solve certain diseases that affect the human body. With its history dating back more than four thousand years, jujube adds many benefits and properties.

Properties of this plant

  • Antiallergic;
  • Analgesic;
  • Antioxidant;
  • Astringent;
  • Antidiarrheal;
  • You open;
  • Soothing;
  • mitigate;
  • Expectorant;
  • Hypoglycemic;
  • Immunostimulant;
  • Mild laxative;
  • Sedative;
  • Tonic;
  • Vitamin.

Benefits of the Jujube Plant

With all the properties of this plant, it can be a strong ally of human health. This is because it treats certain diseases and prevents the emergence of others. In this way, it is a natural remedy to treat anxiety, depression and even manages to relieve stress. It is also indicated for the treatment of problems such as asthma, bronchitis, ulcers and liver diseases and those that affect vision.

Externally it can be used to eliminate inflammatory skin problems, scabies and wounds. In the body, it also acts as an inhibitor of diabetes, premature aging, diarrhea, pharyngitis and stomatitis.

How to prepare this tea?

There are two ways to prepare jujube tea. One of them is effective in the treatment of diseases of an internal nature and the other recipe can be used to eliminate health problems that affect the body externally. To prepare the drink for internal use, just use a spoon (dessert) of leaves and bark of the plant for each cup of water used. When mixing everything in a container, bring the fire and simmer for approximately five minutes. Then strain and drink up to six cups a day.

If the problem is something external, it can be tackled with the use of tea made with a tablespoon of the leaves and/or husks of the jujube in a cup of water. Bring to the fire and boil for 10 minutes. After the allotted time, you can use the substance as a compress and even as a gargle, with all the positive results.

Care and contraindications

Even though it is a product of natural origin, this home remedy should only be used after a doctor’s evaluation. This is because it requires a series of care to be administered and achieve success in its results. For example, there is jujube tea as an effective treatment in the fight against diabetes, however, patients who have this disease need the opinion of an expert, because the plant is endowed with many sugars at the same time. In this way, the wrong dose can have an unwanted effect.

Also, people who have intestinal paralysis should not use this herb tea. Children, pregnant or lactating women also cannot use the drink made with this plant.