The nutritional value of dates:
100 grams of dates contain 18.3% water, 2.5% protein, 0.4% fat, 2.4% minerals, 3.9 fiber, 75.8% carbohydrates. It contains 120 mg of phosphorus, 7.3 mg of iron, 3 mg of vitamin C and some amount of vitamin B complex.
Healing power and medical use:
Reduces brain weakness. Those whose memory is weakened, their memory is sharpened by eating dates. Strengthens the heart. Complete the lack of blood in the body. Strengthens the kidneys.
Relieves shortness of breath. Palms are very useful for asthma patients. The use of dates in cough, fever and dysentery is beneficial. It relieves constipation. It is diuretic. Increases strength. Palm is an excellent tonic for good health.
The great benefits of dates in prophetic medicine have been described. However, it is not correct to eat dates during recovery after illness. This is due to the fact that dates contain enough dietary fiber to produce waste and the use of food that produces waste during or after illness is medically harmful.
When Jesus (pbuh) was in his mother’s womb, by the command of God, Mary was taken under a palm tree on the outskirts of Bethlehem, some distance from Jerusalem. When Hazrat Maryam (as) kept eating (dates). This is the place where Jesus (pbuh) was born (Surah Maryam verses 22 and 25). This incident also indicates that the fruit of the date palm is a complete food. That is why Hazrat Maryam was provided with palm fruit during her mental and physical suffering.
Dates are a healing food due to their nutritional effects. As they are easily digested, they are very useful for improving physical energy and digestion. The milk in which clean and fresh dates are boiled is a healthy and energetic drink for both children and adults. Is . The medicinal ingredients found in dates are an excellent solution to intestinal problems.
Russian experts say that the free use of dates prevents the growth of worms in the stomach and intestines, as well as helps to build up the accumulation of beneficial bacteria in the intestines. The use of dates is an effective remedy for constipation.
After the separation of the components that become part of the body in the digestive organs, the remaining material of the palm makes the bowel movement possible by stimulating the small intestines. To get an effective laxative effect, a handful of dates are soaked in water at night and mixed well the next morning to make a syrup. Drinking this syrup is like a laxative.