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The herb Jujube date is not to be confused with the chewy candy popular in the earlier century in movie theaters. This is a deciduous shrub that will grow from 15-30 feet in height with shiny, oval shaped green leaves and thorny branches producing a reddish fruit. It is widely cultivated and distributed which makes it difficult to pinpoint the species origin, but it is thought to have originated somewhere between Iran and Eastern China. The fresh and dried fruits have been consumed in many different forms; jams, wines, dried fruits cooked as an ingredient in several dishes, in addition to other sweet beverages and confections. Traditional herbalists and practitioners have utilized the fruit, leaves, and seeds of Jujube Dates.
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