Chinese Jujube
Ziziphus jujuba spinosa
Uses: Culinary/Medicinal Duration: Perennial (hardy in zones 3-8)
When to Sow: Spring/Late Summer/Early Fall Ease of Germination: Moderate
(Suan zao; Sour date kernel) Anti-stress herb used in Chinese medicine to calm the mind and to preserve chi energy. Traditionally used to treat irritability, insomnia and anxiety. Recent studies show that the seed extract improves sleep, concentration, tiredness and mood. The seeds are also analgesic and anticonvulsive, and are said to nourish muscles and enrich bone marrow. This species is the medicinal cousin of the tropical jujube fruit. Hardy bush or small tree.
S3518 Seeds $4.75/pkt
S3518 Bulk Seeds $48.00/100g, $336.00/1000g
Currency: United States Dollar

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