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Nature's Temple / Zizyphus


(Ziziphus jujube)

Parts Used: Seed

Active Constituents:

Saponins: jujuboside A, jujuboside B, ziziphin; triterponic acids: betulinic acid, alphitolic acid, betulonic acid, oleanolic acid, maslinic acid and ursolic acid; alkaloids: zizyphusine; cyclopeptide: daechecyclopeptide-1; triterpene glycosides: jujubosides I-IV; flavones C-glycosides: swertisin, spinosin, sinapoylspinoson, feruloylspinosin, coumaroylspinosin; cyclic nucleotides: adenosine-3’,5’-monophosphate, guanosine-3’,5’-monophosphate; ascorbic acid; fatty oil; polysaccharides; ferulic acid.

Main Actions:

  • Hypotensive (low blood pressure)
  • Hypnotic (induces sleep)
  • Anxiolytic
  • Sedative

Major Safety Issues:

  • Should be avoided during pregnancy and lactation as no safety data has been established.