Hotan Jujube

March 3, 2018
Xinjiang fruits

Hotan in southern Xinjiang, has a dry climate and is light for up to 15 hours a day. The temperature difference between day and night can extend to more than 10° C. The local dates are known for their large size, smooth juicy flesh, good color, and small stone .Rich in Vitamin C, with seven or eight times an apple’s, Hotan Jujubes are also rich in sugar. Many people use the dates as a main ingredient in an excellent tonic.  Wada big dates, the best dates in the area, have lots of taste and are better than any dates in Hami! Wada dates are also have medicinal value. The dates are rich in lauric acid,  oleic acid, arachidic acid, linolenic acid, and many others. They are said to strengthen the lungs, improve beauty, and increase longevity.

Dates not only delicious fruits, or tonic medicine, there are sinews and bones, blood and Qi, Yan Zi Yi Yun effect. Dates can be used as medicinal, as early as in the “herbal medicine prepared to” in there account. Dates can say “qi, the Run cardiopulmonary tune nutrition, slow Yinxue, Health and body fluid. Jujube can be used to clean the blood fat, adjust blood pressure, anemia, cough, lung deficiency, neurasthenia, insomnia, etc. both sugary , amino acids, iron, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, saponins, alkaloids, flavonoids, also contains malic acid, tartaric acid, vitamin C, P, B2 and carotene. because it contains vitamin not only the variety and content, hectogram fresh dates vitamin C380 ~ 600 mg, 70 to 80 times higher than Apple’s; hectogram dates more than meat mg vitamin P3300, so in foreign countries are “natural vitamin pills,” the name of Vitamin C and P to improve human capillary function, prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases have an important role.

Hotan date choices in order to see a few areas:
First, the meat is thick
Second, the taste is sweet
Third, the flesh is smooth
These three criteria are met, that is good Wada dates, meat thicker, more sweet taste, the less moisture the better date, the higher the price.