Da Zao Jujube Fruit Concentrated Granules

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Herbal Information on Da Zao Fruit in Concentrated Granules  Da Zao, also known as Chinese red dates or jujubes, is a type of dried fruit commonly used in traditional Chinese medicine and cuisine. These dates are de…

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Da Zao, also known as Chinese red dates or jujubes, is a type of dried fruit commonly used in traditional Chinese medicine and cuisine. These dates are derived from the jujube tree (Ziziphus jujuba), which is native to China and has been cultivated for thousands of years. Da Zao is often used to enhance the flavor of dishes, brewed into teas, or utilized for its purported health benefits. In traditional Chinese medicine, da zao is believed to nourish the blood, calm the mind, and strengthen the body. It's a versatile ingredient in both culinary and medicinal practices.

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Da Zao, or Chinese red dates, are valued in traditional Chinese medicine for their potential health benefits. While scientific research on these specific effects is ongoing, some potential benefits attributed to da zao include:

  1. Rich in nutrients: Da Zao is a good source of vitamins and minerals, including vitamin C, vitamin A, potassium, and iron, which are important for overall health and well-being.

  2. Antioxidant properties: Da Zao contains various antioxidants, such as flavonoids and phenols, which may help protect cells from damage caused by free radicals and oxidative stress.

  3. Supports digestion: Da Zao is believed to aid digestion and relieve gastrointestinal discomfort. It is often used to alleviate symptoms such as bloating, indigestion, and constipation.

  4. Nourishes the blood: In traditional Chinese medicine, da zao is considered a blood tonic. It is believed to help improve blood circulation and replenish vital energy, which can promote overall vitality and well-being.

  5. Calms the mind: Da Zao is often used to soothe the nerves and promote relaxation. It is believed to have calming properties that may help reduce stress, anxiety, and insomnia.

  6. Supports liver health: Some traditional practices suggest that da zao may have beneficial effects on liver function, potentially helping to detoxify the body and support liver health.

  7. Boosts immune function: Due to its nutrient content and antioxidant properties, da zao is sometimes used to support the immune system and promote resilience against infections.

Da Zao concentrated granules are a convenient form of da zao extract commonly used in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) practices. They are typically made by extracting the active compounds from da zao and then concentrating them into a granule form for easy consumption. Here are some general guidelines on how to use da zao concentrated granules:

  1. Dosage: Follow the dosage instructions provided by your healthcare provider or the manufacturer. The appropriate dosage can vary depending on factors such as age, health status, and the specific condition being treated.

  2. Administration: Da zao concentrated granules are usually dissolved in warm water to make a tea-like solution. The amount of granules to use and the volume of water can vary depending on the recommended dosage and individual preferences.

  3. Preparation: To prepare a da zao tea, measure the appropriate amount of granules according to the recommended dosage. Then, add the granules to a cup or mug. Pour warm water (not boiling) over the granules and stir until they are fully dissolved.

  4. Consumption: Drink the prepared da zao tea while it is still warm. You can consume it once or multiple times a day, as recommended. Some people prefer to drink it on an empty stomach, while others may prefer to take it with food.

  5. Additional ingredients: You can customize your da zao tea by adding other ingredients, such as honey or ginger, to enhance the flavor or potential health benefits. However, be mindful of any interactions or contraindications with other herbs or medications.

  6. Storage: Store da zao concentrated granules in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. Follow the storage instructions provided by the manufacturer to maintain their potency and freshness.

Common Name: Red Jujube Fruit

Botanical Name:  Ziziphus Jujuba Fruit- Red

Channels/Meridians: Stomach, Spleen

Other Names: Jujube, Chinese Date, Fructus Zizyphi Jujubae

Pin Yin Name: Da Zao

Granule Composition:  80% extract + 20% dextrin

Package Size:  100 grams (3.5 oz.)

Form:  Single Herb Extract Powder

Dosage: Consult your healthcare professional for correct dosage.

Origin: China

Brand:  ActiveHerb

Cautions: Avoid in cases of excessive Heat, Damp-Heat, and Damp-Phlegm. Exercise caution when used in cases with significant Dampness, food stagnation, or Qi stagnation. Do not use if pregnant.

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Naturally Occurring  Components:  Organic acids, 3-O-trans-p-counmaroyl maslinic acid, Stepharine,  6, 8-di-C-glucosyl-2 (S)-naringenin; 6, 8-di-C-glucosyl-2, sugar, Vitamin C, riboflavine, thiamine, carotene, nicotinic acid, sitosterol, stigmasterol, desmasterol, resin, catechol, tannin, essential oil, amino acids, selenium, calcium, phosphorous,  iron, 

Summary for Da Zao 

  • Tonify qi
  • Tonify spleen
  • Nourish blood
  • Induce tranquilization

Product Properties: Sweet, Warm

Hong Zao and Da Zao are both terms used for Chinese red dates or jujubes, but they can refer to different varieties or preparations:

  1. Hong Zao (红枣):

    • "Hong Zao" translates to "red dates" or "red jujubes."
    • This term typically refers to the dried fruit of the jujube tree (Ziziphus jujuba) that has been dried naturally until it turns a deep red color.
    • Hong Zao can vary in size, sweetness, and texture depending on the specific variety and growing conditions.
    • It is commonly used in cooking, baking, brewing teas, and as a snack.
  2. Da Zao (大枣):

    • "Da Zao" also translates to "big dates" or "large jujubes."
    • This term can refer to a specific variety of jujubes that are larger in size compared to other varieties.
    • In traditional Chinese medicine, "Da Zao" can sometimes refer to jujube fruits that are particularly large and considered higher quality for medicinal purposes.
    • Da Zao is often used in TCM herbal formulas and remedies due to its purported health benefits, such as nourishing the blood and calming the mind.

In summary, while both "Hong Zao" and "Da Zao" refer to jujube fruits, "Hong Zao" typically denotes the dried fruit itself, while "Da Zao" can refer to a specific variety of jujube or jujubes used for medicinal purposes in TCM. However, the usage of these terms can vary depending on regional dialects and contexts within Chinese culture.


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Da Zao Jujube Fruit Concentrated Granules

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