Ajwa dates are a soft dry variety of date fruit from Saudi Arabia. It is grown and cultivated specifically in Aliya, a village region near Madinah. Authentic Ajwa dates from Medina are small in size, much wrinkled and quite hard to find. Here we bring you authentic Ajwa dates.
Ajwa dates are one of the most favorite food of the Prophet (saws). He (saws) is reported to have said, “Ajwa dates are from paradise.” (Tirmidhi)”
The Prophet (saws) is also reported to have said,“Ajwa dates of Aliya contain heating effects and these are antidote in the early morning.” (Sahih Muslim)
Mentioned by a companion. The Prophet (saws) came to visit me when I was sick. He put his hands on my chest and I felt its coolness at my heart. He said: “You are a man suffering from heart sickness, go to Al Harith Ibn Kaladah, brother of Thaqif, he is a man who gives medical treatment. He should take seven Ajwa dates of Medina and grind them with their kernels (seed) and then put them into your mouth”.
Ajwa dates are produced only in the city of Madinah in Saudi Arabia. These dates have the nutrients, taste, quality and nourishment. It is an energy pack of nutrients, a natural resource of nutrition filled with essential minerals such as calcium, iron, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, magnesium and zinc, it also contains vitamins such as thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, foliate, vitamin A and vitamin K.
Benefits of Ajwa Dates
Prevention from Heart Attack
Heart is one of the strongest organ of the human body, it has been said that human heart can work non-stop for 220 years. Ajwa is extremely beneficial for weak heart patients and helps them to keep the heart healthy. Ajwa is also rich in potassium which is vital for a strong nervous system. Research reveals daily use of Ajwa results in reduction of danger of strokes by 98%. Moreover, it is low in sodium content so also helps in controlling blood pressure. Ajwa is also advisable for diabetic patients.
Ajwa dates are rich in anti-oxidant flavonoids such as lutein, Zeaxanthin and beta-carotene. These anti-oxidants help in shielding the cells and other organs in the body from oxygen free radicals and are supposed to be protective against prostate, colon, lungs, endometrial, breast and pancreatic cancers. Our body uses manganese as a co-factor for the anti-oxidant enzyme superoxide dismutase, which is essential to keep us healthy and young. Copper helps in development of red blood cells while magnesium is important for being young, strong and tension free.
Ajwa is known as an effective dose for alcoholic intoxication, it provides quick relief against intoxication. If someone is even in worst condition either by taking alcohol infected or by poison of alcohol, few dates of Ajwa can provide relief. If is effective in eradicating poison / infection from blood.
Ajwa is exceptionally helpful for men in raising sexual. It is a useful tonic for enhancing sex endurance and barrenness caused due to functional disorders.
Food Poison and Diarrhoea
Ajwa contains potassium which is very beneficial for controlling diarrhoea, it is easily edible and digestible and helps in managing the problems that can be caused by food poison and diarrhea.
Anemia caused due to iron deficiency, occurs when the body does not have enough iron. Ajwa contains high content of iron that makes it great home remedy for plummeting iron deficiencies. Thus, anemia patients are advised to eat sufficient quantity of Ajwa daily to maintain right iron level in their blood. Moreover, Ajwa plays a vital role to increase level haemoglobin in human body.
Ajwa strengthens the uterus muscles that enable to dilate in a smooth manner during child delivery. Ajwa also enriches the mother’s milk, minerals in Ajwa like iron and calcium makes mother’s milk more nutritious and hence it becomes more effective for baby’s growth.
Good for Teeth and Bones
Ajwa is rich in minerals like manganese, calcium, magnesium and copper. Calcium is a necessary component of teeth and bones and also required by our body for muscle contraction.
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