Some of us may have heard about Jujube fruit. Some know the name as just related to a type of colorful, fruit-flavored candy, but not many know the fruit itself for its benefits.
Jujube is already a real type of fruits that grow in Asian countries, like China, and it is well known in some festivals.
The Jujube tree is kind of a pitted tree with strong branches and plenty of leaves. The fruit itself is used as fresh and dried fruit in the market, depending on how you want it.
It is quite known and widely eaten in China during the Dragon festival where the Chinese people eat zongzi dessert, which consists of Jujube fruit in the middle of sweet rice balls and wrapped with bamboo leaves. The Chinese people also throw Jujube fruit into the rivers during that festival.
Jujube oil is known in cosmetic products as one the essential face and hair moisture, due to being rich in proteins and containing vitamins. It is used in some remedies to treat the skin and to help enhancing the immune system due to containing antioxidant flavonoids, vitamins, minerals; which makes it suitable for good nutrition value and weight loss diets.