History of Ajjwa Date
The history of Ajwa date goes back to 5000 B.C. It is said that the nation of Moses was blessed with special gift. They were bestowed with food from heaven. The food included different kind of fruits and other food items from the heaven. It was called Man-o-salwa. But the nation did not respect the heavenly gift bestowed upon them and as a result the supply of Man-o-salwa was seized. Although no one is sure what exactly was included in Man-o-salwa but according to Ahadith, if there is a heavenly fruit present on earth, it is Ajwa khajoor. So history of Ajwa can be linked back to those times.
Ajwa Khajoor Benefits
Ajwa date is found in Saudia Arabia and it quite costly. It has a unique taste and shape. It is rich in fibres. It contains some very important constituents like calcium, sulphur, iron, potassium, phosphorus, manganese, copper and magnesium. Not only Ajwa contains the minerals mentioned earlier but they also contain 60% sugar and small quantities of proteins and fats. One Ajwa date fulfills the minimum healthy diet requirements. According to modern medicine, Ajwa provides good results to help prevent abdominal cancer. Due to the presence of iron, anemia can be cured. Magnesium plays important part in keeping the nervous system healthy. Potassium is helpful in hypertension. Healthy bones require calcium and phosphorus. Vitamin A present in Ajwa is beneficial for healthy skin and for the sight. Vitamin B3 also known as Niacin acts as a protective cover against pellagra and it also help in keeping the cholesterol level at an optimum level. Folic acid is essential for protection against heart problems and acts as a metabolising agent for proteins. According to Muslim religious sources, Ajwa was recommended by holy Prophet (PBUH) to cure heart diseases. The method mentioned is to grind the stones of Ajwa and use this powder with milk to get rid of heart problems.
In short Ajwa has nutritious value that as well as it is beneficial to combat various diseases. There is no limitation of age and gender. Any male or female of any age group can use it to benefit from the wide range of benefits it presents.
Ajwa Khajoor Price in Pakistan
Rs.2800/ to Rs.3100/ per KG in local Market.
It is advised to buy it only from trusted seller there are many fake variants of this date.