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Jujube Seed / Ziziphus jujuba seed- raw (Suan Zao Ren)

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Herbal Information for Suan Zao Ren Raw in Whole and Half Seed Form Common Name:   Sour jujuba seed Botanical Name:   Ziziphus spinosa seed Channels/Meridians: Gallbladder, Heart, Liver, Spleen Pi…

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Herbal Information for Suan Zao Ren Raw in Whole and Half Seed Form

Common Name:   Sour jujuba seed

Botanical Name:   Ziziphus spinosa seed

Channels/Meridians: Gallbladder, Heart, Liver, Spleen

Pin Yin Name:   SUAN ZAO REN - RAW

Other Names: Spiny Date seed, Ziziphus Jujuba seed, Raw Sour Jujuba Seed, Semen Zizyphi Spinosae

Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product.

Package Size:   500 Grams   ( 1.1 pounds)

Form:  whole / half seeds

Dosage: Follow doctors instructions on how to use this herb.

Origin: China

Brand: Plum Flower, species - authenticated herbs

Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing.  Do not use if Chronic Diarrhea is present.

California Prop 65

Naturally Occurring Components:  Alkaloids, Triterpenoids, Flavonoids, Amino Acids

Additional Information About Jujube Seeds

  • Nourishes Heart Yin
  • Calms the Spirit
  • Generates Fluids
  • Chinese Classical Botanical for Supporting a Centered Calmness
  • Very light in smell, and sweet in taste
  • Seeds ripen in the late fall (autumn) and are harvested at that time.

Product Properties: Sweet, Sour, Neutral

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Suan Zao Ren, also known as sour jujube seed, is a traditional Chinese herb that has been used for centuries to promote relaxation and sleep.
Here are 10 potential reasons to use Suan Zao Ren:

  1. Promotes relaxation: Suan Zao Ren has a calming effect on the nervous system, which can promote relaxation and reduce stress and anxiety.
  2. Helps with insomnia: Suan Zao Ren is commonly used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat insomnia. It can help improve sleep quality and increase total sleep time.
  3. Reduces irritability: Suan Zao Ren can reduce irritability and agitation by calming the mind and nervous system.
  4. Improves mood: Suan Zao Ren has been shown to have a positive effect on mood by reducing stress and anxiety.
  5. Supports cognitive function: Suan Zao Ren may help improve cognitive function by reducing stress and anxiety, which can interfere with cognitive processes.
  6. Helps with menopause symptoms: Suan Zao Ren has been traditionally used to help with menopause symptoms such as hot flashes, night sweats, and mood swings.
  7. Reduces inflammation: Suan Zao Ren has been shown to have anti-inflammatory properties, which can help reduce inflammation and oxidative stress in the body.
  8. Promotes heart health: Suan Zao Ren contains antioxidants, which can help protect the heart from damage caused by free radicals. It may also help regulate blood pressure and improve blood flow.
  9. Relieves constipation: Suan Zao Ren has mild laxative properties, which can help relieve constipation.
  10. Supports liver health: Suan Zao Ren has been shown to have a protective effect on the liver by reducing inflammation and oxidative stress.

As with any herbal supplement, it's important to consult with a healthcare provider before taking Suan Zao Ren, especially if you have any pre-existing medical conditions or are taking any medications. 

Healthy benefits of Jujube Seeds

Jujube Seeds are a rich source of protein and fiber. On the upside, are a  very-low calorie snack!

Jujube Seeds possess neuro-protective effects and also promote memory and learning. Jujube Seeds contribute and provide anxiolytic and soothing effects on the body supporting relief of anxiety and insomnia.  Jujube Seeds contains flavonoid kaempferol 3-O-rutinoside which is a potential option to protect neuronal cells against oxidative stress.

Jujube fruit is an excellent therapeutic for maintaining and normalizing  blood pressure. Jujube Seeds help increase and encourage nitric oxide levels which support the reduction of high blood pressure. Jujube Seeds contain high amounts of potassium and a low content of sodium. The minerals found in Jujube Seeds aid in vasodilation and maintaining optimum blood pressure.

Jujube Seeds are rich in riboflavin, thiamin, pectin, and vitamin C. The flavonoids and bioflavonoids in Jujube berries help absorb vitamin C and assist to improve and stimulate digestion. 

It’s also rich in phytonutrients including:

  • Bioflavonoids - an integral component of the human diet and represent the most abundant natural source of antioxidants.
  • Polysaccharides - are the most abundant carbohydrate found in food.
  • Polyphenols - are micronutrients that naturally occur in plants.
  • Saponins - Saponins are chemical compounds that occur in a wide range of herbs, seeds and vegetables.
  • Nucleotides - A nucleotide is the basic building block of nucleic acids (RNA and DNA).
  • Triterpenoids - Triterpenoids including steroids are a highly diverse group of natural products widely distributed in plants.

Jujube Seeds contain a chemical constituent called betulinic acid that helps increase as glutathione levels. Betulinic acid that has been found to have anti inflammatory activity and antibacterial properties.

Jujube Seeds are loaded with anti-histaminic properties. It helps to stabilize mast cells that modulate immune properties and aids to prevents allergic reactions. 

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About Plum Flower Quality Herb Cut Bulk Herbs

Plum Flower is an established worldwide manufacturer of high-quality Chinese herbs, and innovative Chinese medicinal herbs and products. Plum Flower uses sulfur-free herbs and laboratory tests its products for contamination and heavy metals, such as mercury, lead, and pesticides.

Main Characteristics (Attributes) of Herbs

  • Harvested at the proper level of maturity and correct time of the season to maximize potency.
  • Free from Chlorine
  • Manufactured without the use of sulphur
  • Preservative Free
  • Made at GMP internationally certified facilities (Good Manufacturing Practices) Quality control tests are done at the manufacturing site and at third party labs to confirm results
  • Aluminum Phosphate free
  • Packaged in an airtight sealed bag
  • Pin Yin Names and Botanical Names are listed on the bag
  • Certificate of Analysis are available upon request
  • Conforms to Standards of Chinese Pharmacopeia
  • No dyes, colors, or bleaching of the herbs
  • We are a authorized direct distributor of Plum Flower Herbs.
  • 500 gram bag size which equal anywhere from 4 to 6 cups of herbs

Chinese Traditional herbs should be regarded as a supplementary aspect to modern western healthcare, and not as a replacement. Chinese traditional herbs ( Teas ) emphasize harmony, and balance.

Why use Chinese Bulk Herbs?
Traditional Chinese Medicine curative herbal formulas have been developed, improved and perfected for over 5000 years.

Traditional Chinese Medicine is an ancient, holistic medical system used all over the world to treat a wide variety of health issues. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) works by helping to balance the bodies’ functions thus restoring health.

As soon as the Chinese people began to carve out a civilization in ancient China it developed a cultural heritage that has continued to the present day. TCM is the oldest and one of the safest, effective systems one can use to care for their body, it promotes health and helps to sustain longevity.

Chinese herbs have been with mankind for 5,000 years and will be with us in the years ahead – it is using nature’s bountiful gifts to have good health.   





Jujube Seed / Ziziphus jujuba seed- raw (Suan Zao Ren)