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herbal STAPLE "red dates"

herbal STAPLE "red dates"

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Premium Plump Red Dates sourced from Xin Jiang, China.

Other common names: Jujube fruit, Hong Zao, 红枣

As the Chinese saying goes "3 red dates a day keeps the doctor away".

The red date is a prized herb and has been cultivated in China for over 4000 years. It is no doubt a stable in the Asian pantry. Used in daily cooking, postpartum recovery, TCM therapy, and as gifts to friends and family as a symbol of wealth, prosperity and fertility. This natural sweetener is soft and chewy and may need some self-control to prevent from overeating!

This superfood is low in calories and contains high nutritional value due to the presence of large amount of marco and micro nutrients, especially in vitamin C, antioxidant activity to prevent premature ageing, anticancer effects, antidiabetic activity and flavonoids.*

TCM Functions

Strengthens Qi vital energy within the body.

Boosts spleen and stomach function.

Nourishes and builds blood; promotes healthy blood circulation.

Calms the Shen – your spirit, mind and heart.

Warm in nature.

How To Use

Enjoy as is as a sweet snack to satisfy your sweet tooth. Consume in moderation; on average 3 per day.

Enjoy as a tea. Slice up red dates and add boiling water. Add goji berries for a sweet herbal infusion.

Add to your soups, stews, porridge or congee for enhanced nutrition and a mild sweet flavour. For maximum nutritional extraction, cook for at least 45 mins.

Please be aware with each bite, there is a pip in the middle. 


Once opened, please store herbs in an airtight container, in a cool, dry place and away from direct sunlight.


*Source: Rashwan, A. K., Karim, N., Shishir, M. R. I., Bao, T., Lu, Y., & Chen, W. (2020). Jujube fruit: A potential nutritious fruit for the development of functional food products. Journal of Functional Foods, 75, 104205.

Product of China.

Due to the nature of natural herbs, there may be slight variations in colour & taste with each batch, but never in the quality.

These statements have not been evaluated by the TGA. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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Lovely product

Great customer service from the Herbarium!
Even got a little treat in my order, thank you 🙏
The dates are very tasty , learning how to use them.

Great quality

So pleased with my order from the Herbarium. The dates were great quality, sent and arrived in a timely manner. Would definitely order from here again.