Author: Jan Scholten
644.62.08 Ziziphus jujuba
Names: Zizyphus jujuba; Ziziphus zizyphus.
English: jujube; jujuba; red date; Chinese date; Korean date; Indian date.
Arabic: Nabq, dum, tsal, sadr, zufzuuf, sidr.
Persian: Anab; Annab.
Names: Seraiki: Ber.
Botany: southern Asia, Lebanon to Korea; small deciduous tree; thorny branches; leaves shiny-green, three conspicuous veins at the base, finely toothed margin; tolerates a wide range of temperatures and rainfall.
Use: fruit, 400 cultivars; smell fresh and clean; keeps bugs and other insects out of the house.
Culture: a good luck charm for fertility of newly married couples; Japanese tea ceremony; Korea, wood for taepyeongso, a double-reed wind instrument.
Desire to fall in love, attract women.
Pride, desire to be like a hero, God.
Challenged the laws of the world.
Feels punished for his guilt, like a real ordeal.
General: obesity; antioxidant.
Infection: fungi; bacteria; inflammations, weak immune system.
Nervous: spasms; impairment of hippocampal memory.
Nose: colds, flu.
Mouth: taste for sweets lost.
Heart: weak; hypertension.
Abdomen: neonatal jaundice.
Rectum: chronic constipation.
Female: infertility; contraceptive.