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Chinese Jujube
Zizyphus spinosa
Uses: Culinary/Medicinal Duration: Perennial (hardy in zones 3-8)
When to Sow: Spring/Late Summer/Early Fall Ease of Germination: Easy
(Suan zao ren; Sour date kernel) Hailed the anti-stress herb, seeds are used in Chinese medicine to calm the mind and preserve chi energy. Studies show that the seeds have a tranquilizing and hypnotic effect, and are analgesic and anticonvulsive. They are said also to nourish muscles and enrich bone marrow. Used to treat irritability, insomnia and anxiety. This species is the medicinal cousin of the tropical jujube fruit. Hardy bush or small tree.
S3518 Bulk Seeds $7.00/10g, $34.00/100g, $210.00/1000g
S3518 Seeds $3.00/pkt
Currency: United States Dollar

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